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Guidance for appointed doctors on the Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996

Medical surveillance of workers undertaking work in compressed air

Guidance for appointed doctors on the Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996
Date of publication:
10/04/2017
Series code:
MS35 (rev 1)

Who this guidance is for: Appointed Doctors

This document contains guidance for appointed doctors and may also be of interest to compressed-air workers and their employers.

It sets out how appointed doctors should conduct medical surveillance on compressed-air workers.

This revised version has been updated to reflect the current evidence base and

expert opinion. It includes a new section explaining how appointed doctors should use the guidance and a number of sections have been updated including ones on:

Updated: 2017-05-12