Workplace Medicals

A full range of Workplace Medical Assessments are available to ensure that the requirements of current legislation and industry standards are met and complied with.

Industry specific Medical Assessments are available, such as Network Rail (RISQS) standards, and London Underground (LUL), along with basic health checks or extensive executive medicals.

Medical Assessments ensure that the highest standards of safety are adhered to in the workplace, these are crucial for those performing safety critical tasks in high-risk areas.

We can provide Network Rail approved Medical Assessments under the Achilles Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme, along with all Medical Assessments being fully compliant with Competence Specific Medical Fitness Requirements.

Medical Assessments, as well as ensuring that industry safety standards are met, ensure that the workforce is of a fit and healthy standard. This reduces the risk of a work-related illness or injury, and increases productivity.

During each appointment all or some of the below are performed, depending on the Medical Assessment required.

  • Vision
  • Colour Vision
  • Hearing
  • General Health
  • Blood Pressure
  • Protein and Glucose
  • Diabetes
  • Balance and Mobility
  • Height and Weight
  • BMI
  • Respiratory
  • Chester Step - Working at height and Wind Turbine

All administration including the test results process is performed in compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 14001.

Why and when would you have a Workplace Medical?

Medical Assessments are a requirement in many industries, the safety of each employee and those around them is of foremost importance. Pre-employment medicals are available to ensure that any potential employees are suitable for the task(s) required of them, as well as periodic review when a Medical Assessment is required to ensure safety standards are maintained.

Crystal Health offers a full range of medical assessments so you are able to comply with legislation and industry standards.

These assessments can be general or industry specific, basic health checks or extensive executive medicals.

We provide a full range of pre-placement and periodic medicals as well as industry specific medicals at our national medical centres. The service includes:

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing, all types
  • Audiometric Testing (hearing)
  • Lung Function Assessment (Spirometry)
  • HAVs (Hand Arm Vibration)
  • Vision Testing
  • Blood Testing & Urinalysis
  • Cardiovascular & Respiratory Fitness
  • Balance, Mobility & Co-ordination
  • Occupational Hygiene (Environmental Monitoring including noise, dust, vibration)
  • Range of Assessments (Working at Height, Confined Spaces, Cold Store, Crane Operator, Skin, etc)
  • Industry standard medicals including PTS

Rail and Underground

Our services are fully compliant with Competence Specific Medical Fitness Requirements and are RISQS approved under the Achilles Rail Industry Supplier. We provide a full-range of specialist rail medicals including:

  • Competence Specific Medical Fitness medicals e.g. PTS, COSS, IWA and Signallers and Cross Keepers etc
  • Train Driver and Train Movement
  • Pre-placement
  • Periodic

All certification is produced promptly and uploaded onto the Sentinel website or emailed to you.

London Underground

London Underground operates a continual programme of medical assessment and training as part of its on-going commitment to the highest standards of safety.

Staff who have critical duties on or about the track must not suffer from any condition or disability or take treatment which may affect their own safety or that of others.

We can conduct the following medicals:

  • Protection Master
  • Basic Track Awareness
  • Depot Track Awareness
  • LU Individual Working Alone
  • LU Protecting Workers on the Track

The LUL medical can also be taken in conjunction with any other rail specific medical for one reduced price, saving you time and money.

Construction - Constructing Better Health (CBH)

CBH is a non-profit membership scheme dedicated to help the Construction Industry achieve a fit and healthy workforce. A healthy workforce is a happier and more productive one.

Contractors who work within the standards gain real benefits not only from a reduction in days lost due to work related illness but also from their reputation as a good employer.

We provide entire health solutions for the Fitness for Task Standards, services include:

  • Medical for Safety critical workers
  • Pre placement questionnaire
  • General health/lifestyle assessment
  • Health Checks
  • Health Surveillance
  • Health Promotion Programmes
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work

How much does the Workplace Medical cost?

The cost of your Medical Assessment is dependent on your requirements, each workplace has a different standard to adhere to, for example Working at Height or Train Driver Medicals.

Each medical assessment provides a different service depending on the requirements of the workplace, and the cost of the assessment reflects this.

To obtain a price for a Workplace Medical Assessment request a commercial quotation or alternatively call 0800 988 7107.

How can you book a Workplace Medical?

Appointments can be made at Nationwide Medical Centres through out the UK.

Our Clinical Advisors will determine the nearest centre to you and guide you through the entire booking, appointment and assessment process and will answer any technical questions you may have.

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