Respiratory Health Surveillance Providing a current respiratory health questionnaire does not raise any concerns and previous lung function tests were normal (where available), occupational health providers can defer spirometry for up to 18 months (including any previous deferral periods). Spirometry can be performed where considered necessary. For example, as part of a safety critical medical,…

Temporary change applies to drivers whose licences are due to expire or have expired since 1 January 2020 temporary removal of the routine D4 medical will make it easier for bus and lorry drivers to renew their driving licence and keep 30,000 drivers on the road each month as long as they are fit to…

Health Surveillance As a result of recent developments regarding the Covid-19 virus situation there has been new guidance from the HSE in relation to Health Surveillance. The best practice advice is that it can now be carried out as a paper/telephone exercise, and an extension of 3 months can be given for the practical elements…

Protect Home Workers As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers. When someone is working from home, permanently or temporarily, as an employer you should consider: How will you keep in touch with them? What work activity will they be doing (and for how…

Dust-Related Site Inspections Have Commenced HSE inspectors are now visiting sites across the UK to assess how they are controlling dust, focusing on the construction, woodworking and food manufacturing sectors. Make sure you know the risks, plan your work and use the right controls. For more information on dust in the workplace please click on…

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