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Safety critical

  • Safety critical medicals in just 45 minutes
  • Combined medical assessments with drug and alcohol testing save you time and money
  • On-site medicals as well as nationwide Walk in Centres
  • Able to schedule appointments quickly to meet urgent needs
  • Fast lab confirmations available when needed: next day results if required

Any employee who may work in a potentially dangerous environment needs to be fit to do so. Safety critical medical assessments are in-depth medicals designed to ensure that anyone undertaking safety critical tasks is healthy and competent to perform their work. Examples of safety critical roles, include:

  • Plant operators
  • Scaffolders/Riggers
  • Mechanical handling equipment operator
  • Drivers
  • Roadside workers
  • Asbestos licensed worker
  • Diver

See also Confined space and Working at heights medical assessments.

 Safety critical tests

General health questionnaireHeight
Drug and alcohol testingWeight
Snellen (eye)BMI
Peripheral visionBlood pressure
Audiometry (hearing test)Musculoskeletal
Lung functionMental health


Need more information?

More information on safety critical medicals can be found on our medical assessment home page.

For further information or to order a safety critical assessment please call 0333 600 1300 or email