Working at heights medicals ensure that any employees that work at height as part of their role are medically fit to do so.
Working at heights is defined as: working in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury.
What we do
To ensure that your business is compliant with the 2005 Working at Height Regulations, we carry out a medical assessment to establish if any pre-existing medical conditions or prescribed medications are likely to have an adverse effect on the employee's ability to work at height.
Defining working at height
An employee is working at height if they could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor or a hole in the ground
An employee is working at height if they could fall from an edge, through an opening or fragile surface
An employee is working at height if they work above ground/floor level
What's included in a working at heights
The assessment includes examinations of:
General Health (Weight, Height, BMI, BP, Pulse, Urinalysis for Proteins & Sugars, Finger Prick test for Glucose and Cholesterol)
Audiometry (Hearing test)
Spirometry (Lung Function)
Previous Medical History Questionnaire
By identifying potential risks and addressing underlying health issues, employers create a secure environment, promote employee well-being, and demonstrate a commitment to maintaining a culture of safety, whilst also remaining legally compliant.