The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) have a specific requirement for health surveillance for substances used in processes listed in Columns 1 and 2 of Schedule 6. This should be under the supervision of a relevant doctor, at intervals of 12 months or less.
There is a general requirement for health surveillance under Regulation 11 when the following criteria are met:
The employer should conduct an appropriate risk assessment, in accordance with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (as amended), to determine what type of health surveillance should be applied. We can help you with this risk assessment, and help you decide what is appropriate.