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This document sets out the Health Surveillance programmes carried out by the Occupational Health (OH) department for all new and existing Ashford & St Peters Hospitals (ASPH) NHS Foundation Trust staff whose roles require health surveillance. This includes, Respiratory, Skin, (Hand Arm) Vibration and Noise surveillance.



To ensure the Trust complies with its responsibilities under the relevant Health & Safety legislation including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, COSHH schedules, Vibration & Noise regulations & Skin guidance.

To educate managers and employees in the development of working practices that reduce the factors that may contribute to health problems being experienced in the workplace.

The tools used within this policy are those that have been designed by the Health and Safety Executive.


Policy Details

Download: PDF version
Compiled by: Nadine Williams, Occupational Health Manager
Ratified by: Health & Safety Committee
Date Ratified: April 2016
Date Issued: July 2016
Review Date: April 2019
Target Audience: All new or existing staff who require Health Surveillance in their role within the Trust.
Contact name: Nadine Williams, Occupational Health Manager


See also:

  • Pre Placement Health Assessment Policy
  • Upper Limb Disorder Policy
  • Occupational Health, Health Records Operating Procedure
  • Appraisal Policy