SQE Health and Safety

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Occupational Health

What is health surveillance?

Health surveillance is about systematically watching out for early signs of work related ill health in employees exposed to certain health risks. It means putting in place procedures to achieve this, including:

  • Simple methods, such as looking for skin damage on hands from using certain chemicals
  • Technical checks on employees, such as hearing tests
  • More involved medical examinations

Health screening

  • Health surveillance
  • lung function
  • hearing
  • vision
  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • skin assessment
  • lead
  • asbestos
  • Lifestyle screening
  • Health MOT’s

Health Promotion

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Health promotion days
  • Blood pressure
  • Clinics
  • Lifestyle advice

Occupational health

  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Statutory medicals
  • Occupational health physician service
  • Vaccines – Hepatitis A, B, Flu and Tetanus
  • Counselling service
  • Sickness Absence Reviews and Management
  • Policy Development

Drug and Alcohol Testing

As an employer, you may be keen to keep drug and alcohol abuse away from your workplace. Drugs and Alcohol not only cause ill health, but also can increase the likelihood of accidents and also interrupt productivity. It is advisable for your workplace to have a policy of drug and alcohol abuse, as an employer you have a legal duty to protect the health and safety of your employees. As part of this policy, you may wish to introduce drug and alcohol testing.

SQE are able to offer the following drug and alcohol testing at our offices or at your site.

Instant urine test including:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Methadone
  • Opiates
  • Buprenorphine
  • Ketamine
  • MDMA

Instant saliva testing including:

  • Amphetamines/Methamphetamines
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Methadone
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine
T: 029 2036 2033 E: info@sqe.ltd.uk