Health Surveillance

Health surveillance is the monitoring of a person’s health for the purpose of identifying changes in the person’s health status resulting from exposure to a hazardous substance.

Employers are required to appoint a registered medical practitioner to supervise health surveillance of employees at the workplace where there is a risk of adverse health effects from exposure to hazardous substances.
Mt Hawthorn Medical Centre is prepared to offered the required Appointed Medical Practitioner (AMP) who is a Consultant Occupational and Environmental Physician with the relevant knowledge and experience of health surveillance in order to plan, implement and evaluate a health surveillance program and lead our team of medical practitioners to conduct the appropriate medical examinations and tests for the hazardous substances in question.

Health surveillance programs are a requirement for workers exposed to the following substances:

  • Acrylonitrile
  • Arsenic (inorganic)
  • Asbestos
  • Benzene
  • Cadmium
  • Chromium (inorganic)
  • Creosote
  • Crystalline Silica
  • Isocyanates
  • Lead (inorganic)
  • Mercury (inorganic)
  • Vinyl chloride
  • Organophosphates pesticides
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
  • Thallium
  • 4,4’-Methylene bis (2-chloroaniline) (MOCA)

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