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Health surveillance.

A ceramics industry booklet.


Provides guidance regarding the legal requirements for health surveillance in the ceramics industry. Aimed at employers, managers and supervisory staff in the pottery making or related industry such as ceramic printing, ceramic colour manufacture or work involving kiln lining, repair and maintenance. The information may also be useful to the self-employed, safety representatives, employees and teachers. Contents: Who should read this booklet; Why? So what is health surveillance? When is exposure significant and not significant? Will health surveillance alone protect the health of employees; Where can I find further information? Health records required under COSHH; Specimen record of medical surveillance under CLAW; Recommended noise health records; Examples where health surveillance will be needed.


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HSC, Ceramics Industry Advisory Committee
Date of Publication
HSE Books
19 pages
Free leaflet / Information sheet
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Open Government Licence
Health surveillance.