FTW Medical Assessment Guideline

A Guideline for pre-employment and periodic medical examinations for the Queensland Natural Gas Exploration & Production Industry.

Challenge

Medical screening and proactive medical management of workers’ health reduces health and safety risks in the industry.  Currently however, requirements for Fitness to Work medical assessments vary across the industry.  Many individuals moving between companies in the industry undertake numerous pre-employment and periodic medical examinations.

Solution

Develop a Guideline to help member companies set up Fitness to Work medical assessments and associated processes.  It is hoped that this Guideline will promote a consistent, efficient and cost effective industry approach which will, in turn, lead to improved health across the workforce.

Result

The Project Team has published the following draft documents for consultation:

The Project Team has published the following documents to provide information and context about this initiative:

Coming Next

Consultation workshops will be conducted in Brisbane on 24 October (08:30-13:00) and 1 November (08:30-13:00).

Notes:

  1. You only need to attend one of the workshops
  2. These are Brisbane-based workshops; it is intended to run regional workshops early next year.
  3. The Consultation Workshops will be useful for those responsible for establishing and implementing FTW programs in their company, including HR, HSE or workforce management.
  4. Please contact [email protected] if you'd like to attend a consultation workshop.

For More Information

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