Guidance for appointed doctors on the Work in Compressed Air Regulations 1996
Medical surveillance of workers undertaking work in compressed air
- Date of publication:
- 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:
- the musculoskeletal system – dysbaric osteonecrosis
- the endocrine system – diabetes
- exercise testing