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Key Risk Assessments Questionnaire As standard with all health surveillance programmes, a medical history questionnaire is completed. This allows the testing team to identify any medical problems which could affect the results of any tests carried out. It also allows the individual the opportunity to discuss any medical concerns they […]


Welcome to Our Website On Site Health Solutions draws together over 20 years experience of trained professionals within the occupational health sector to offer an affordable, on-site health care package to meet your companys needs. On Site Health Solutions (OSHS) offers a full range of health surveillance programmes from key […]


Healthy Hearing The European Physical Agents (Noise) Directive means employers have a legal duty to protect the hearing of their employees. Exposure to loud noise can cause permanent hearing damage Long-term effects can involve loss of hearing and a permanent sensation of noises or ringing in the ears, known as […]


Why the need for Health Surveillance? In order to meet, and demonstrate that you are meeting, the duty of care towards your employees, it is recommended that employers provide an appropriate health surveillance programme. Under theВ Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 , and other specific regulations such […]


Facts and Statistics from HSE Driving Statistics Approximately 2000 workers are seriously injured and on average 5 lose their lives across all industries every year as a result of falling from a vehicle. The construction industry accounts for around 10% of these. For all other industries, approximately three-quarters of those […]


Employers Legal Position Employers have a general duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of their employees. They also have a duty under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations […]


Drugs and Alcohol Testing In the Workplace We are all too well aware of the increasing problems with drugs and alcohol in the workplace. With over 20 years experience in the private medical sector and in particular occupational work, OSHS are able to offer both random drug testing and for […]