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Safety Critical Medicals – Maidstone

£180.00 60 minutes

Do note safety critical medicals have a duration of 1 hour. If you book for 10:00am the Medical will last till 11:00am


Maidstone – Safety Critical Medicals


Where to find us

You can find us with the following address – 3 & 4 Tolherst Ct, Maidstone ME14 5SF


Who Needs A Safety Critical Worker Medical?

‘Safety critical’ means work that is reliant on the continuing good health of its workers – any compromise in this regard is highly likely to put the safety of both employees and others at critical risk. Key examples of safety-critical work include:

  • Asbestos Licensed Worker
  • Construction Worker (non-railway)
  • Diver
  • Geotechnical
  • LGV / HGV Driver
  • Maritime Operative Specialist
  • Driver and Mechanical Handling Equipment Operator
  • Plant Operator (general, crane drive / mobile machine driver)
  • Scaffolder/Rigger
  • Roadside (high speed)
  • Tunnelling worker
  • Slinger/Signaller/Banksman/Traffic Marshall
  • Steel Erector Structural / Fabricator
  • Steeplejack
  • Confined Space
  • Tunnelling
  • Working at Height
  • Electrician


What happens in the Medical?

The exact tests for a safety-critical medical can vary dependent on the job that the employee or prospective employee is due to undertake. However, there are a standard set of tests in the medical which will need to be undertaken regardless:

  • A baseline health questionnaire to establish any current or previous medical/psychological health history
  • General Health (Weight, Height, BMI, BP, Pulse, Urinalysis for Blood & Proteins, Finger Prick test for Glucose & Cholesterol)
  • Audiometry (Hearing Test)
  • Respiratory (Lung function)
  • Visual Acuity, colour vision and peripheral vision screen
  • Dermatology (Skin check)
  • Musculoskeletal / Mobility assessment
  • Drug & Alcohol test (optional)
  • Working at Height (optional)
  • Confined Space (optional)

Additions can include, night worker assessment and HAVs (Hand-arm vibration assessment).


Locations We Cover From Our Maidstone Clinic:

Our fully-equipped clinic in Maidstone is ideal for all Health Surveillance requirements, just contact us to make a booking.

  • Maidstone (Our Clinic –  The Pines Hospital, 192 Altrincham Rd, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 4RZ)
  • Ashford
  • Dartford
  • Dover
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Sevenoaks
  • Folkstone
  • Canterbury