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Health Surveillance

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By continuously monitoring health risks and potential exposures, our innovative programme supports a healthier workforce, increasing productivity and satisfying stakeholders across all levels. Our bespoke solutions reduce potential costs associated with health-related absences, keep your team in optimal health and demonstrate your commitment to workplace wellness and your legal responsibilities.

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What our clients say

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After making the decision earlier in the year to move 100% of our occupational health service provision to NPH, we could not be happier with the service levels. NPH has worked in partnership with MGL and complements our culture and values, providing an impartial service working on behalf of ourselves and our employees to keep people at work and to get people back to work.

A systematic review of the service provided has resulted from a good collaboration, streamlining the service to ensure the offering available is the most suitable to the business needs and flexible enough to accommodate changes at short notice due to the demands of working in a dynamic industry.

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Empower Your Workforce, Elevate Your Business. Discover how our Health Surveillance can keep your team healthy, boosting productivity and impressing everyone from employees to executives with bespoke role based solutions. Stay ahead of health risks and ensure your team is in prime condition, making your workplace a beacon of wellness and efficiency.

Key benefits

  • Tailored Risk Based Monitoring: Customised health surveillance services deliver precise risk based assessments tailored to individual job roles, enhancing workplace safety and early intervention for employees.
  • Efficient Health Data Management: Tailored surveillance allows for targeted health data collection, improving efficiency in monitoring employee health trends and enabling proactive health management strategies.
  • Cost-Effective Health Monitoring: Personalised surveillance strategies optimise health data collection, focusing resources on critical health indicators to reduce unnecessary costs and enhance overall health management efficiency.
  • Optimised Health Outcomes: Role-specific health surveillance contributes to enhanced health outcomes by providing targeted health monitoring, proactive intervention, and tailored health initiatives, promoting well-being and productivity.
  • Strategic Risk Mitigation: Customised health surveillance insights empower strategic decision-making for HR Managers, enabling precise risk assessment, targeted intervention, and a proactive approach to workplace health and safety measures.
  • Enhanced Employee Well-being: Personalised health surveillance services demonstrate care for employees, fostering engagement, loyalty, and satisfaction by promoting a culture of proactive health management, well-being, and support for a motivated and valued workforce.
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Frequently asked questions

Health surveillance is a system of ongoing health checks for employees exposed to certain risks at work. It aims to detect early signs of work-related ill health and to prevent occupational diseases.

It involves identifying hazards in the workplace, determining who might be harmed, and establishing procedures for regular health checks.

Health surveillance is typically conducted by occupational health professionals who are trained to recognize work-related health issues.

Temporary workers are not legally required to have Health Surveillance, but they should be informed of what the requirement is. If a risk assessment states that Health Surveillance is required this lies with the employer (eg agency).

Following a risk assessment those identified as requiring Health Surveillance will be invited by the employer to attend a clinic to see a clinician. A series of health checks will be conducted dependent on their employment (eg. Audio, Spirometry). The findings of these checks will be recorded and any advice for further testing or adjustments required in the workplace will be sent to the employer with the employees consent.

Health surveillance is a system of ongoing health checks for employees who are exposed to potential health risks at work. It is necessary to detect occupational diseases early and to implement preventive measures to protect employees’ health.

The frequency depends on the specific legal requirements, the level of risk, and the nature of the exposure. It can range from every few months to every few years.

Typically, employers are responsible, ensuring that it’s carried out by a competent practitioner, often an occupational health provider.

No, it specifically assesses health risks and exposures related to the workplace, unlike general health check-ups.

The employer should take appropriate action to reduce or eliminate the risk, which might include adjusting work practices or offering medical treatment.

It may include hearing tests, skin examinations, lung function assessments, and any other test relevant to the risks identified.

Yes, it is essential to obtain informed consent from employees, explaining the purpose, procedure, and confidentiality of the information.

The employer must take appropriate action to reduce exposure and risk, which might involve modifying working practices or providing personal protective equipment.

Records should be confidential, securely stored, and kept for a legally specified period. They should be accessible to the individual concerned.

It helps in early identification of ill health, provides data for better risk management, and reassures employees about their health in relation to work.

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