Health monitoring

How to conduct health monitoring for employees exposed to certain hazardous substances.


What it contains

Health monitoring is the process of checking employees' health if they're exposed to certain hazardous, or scheduled, substances in the workplace. It is not an alternative to putting risk controls into practice and reviewing them regularly. This guide advises workplaces how to manage exposure to hazardous substances. It explains:

  • which substances are 'scheduled'
  • the different types of health monitoring
  • when health monitoring is needed
  • how health monitoring should be carried out
  • how records must be kept