contains-leadHealth 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.

Building Blocks Medical is prepared to offer 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:

  1. Acrylonitrile
  2. Arsenic (inorganic)
  3. Asbestos
  4. Benzene
  5. Cadmium
  6. Chromium (inorganic)
  1. Creosote
  2. Crystalline Silica
  3. Isocyanates
  4. Lead (inorganic)
  5. Mercury (inorganic)
  6. Vinyl chloride
  1. Organophosphates pesticides
  2. Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  3. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
  4. Thallium
  5. 4,4’-Methylene bis (2-chloroaniline) (MOCA)