Health Surveillance for Manufacturers

Comprehensive health surveillance for manufacturers nationwide

Health surveillance is a legal requirement in manufacturing, where employees are regularly exposed to health hazards, such as noise, dust, chemicals, and strenuous physical activity. It establishes a policy of health monitoring based on a workplace risk assessment designed to detect, prevent, and reduce the impact of work-related ill health among employees. Following a needs analysis, the most appropriate testing process, contents, and schedule are identified.

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Our Health Surveillance services are available nationwide — all areas of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The checks can be arranged in the way most convenient for you. Our technicians can come to your site, or if you don’t have a suitable space, you will benefit from one of our mobile units. In case you would prefer to do this off-site, we have a number of our own sites available, or we can arrange for a space in your vicinity.

Audiometry
Audiometry testing is necessary for those working in environments with exposure to excessive, prolonged noise. It tests how for any hearing loss, testing the intensity, tone of sounds, balance issues, and other problems related to the function of the inner ear.
Confined space medicals
A medical assessment is a necessary requirement for those working in confined spaces. This should happen during on-boarding, after every 2 years (unless otherwise medically necessary), and if and when there is a change in the employee's health.
HAVS
HAVS is vibration transmitted from work processes into workers' arms and hands, e.g., from powered hand tools. Its management is the employer's responsibility as it can lead to permanent health effects, but those are preventable if timely, appropriate action is taken.
Spirometry
Spirometry tests the lung function by measuring the in and out flow of air in the lungs to assess for any problems. It is a necessary assessment for those working in environments with regular exposure to dust, chemicals, or other respiratory hazards.
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Fusion's Health Surveillance Solutions

Our health surveillance team act as an extension of your team and your business. We plan, evaluate, and evidence measurable results to ensure we are looking after your employees, and you are compliant with current regulations. We help you to implement your health surveillance programme, and we strive to understand the precise needs of you, your employees, and your business. We assist in developing proactive, risk-based solutions to drive your health surveillance strategy. We have a diverse, nationwide team of experts available nationally who are trained to understand, evaluate, and deliver a first-class service.

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Our service is underpinned by our speed, delivering a fast and reliable service that provides a return on investment. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest levels of quality every time with every client. Our fully managed end-to-end service allows you to focus on your business. Our digital first approach drives better wellbeing 24/7, 365. We drive high levels of engagement equalling to a successful business. Finally, we believe in delivering actionable analytics that provide strategical insights for all our health surveillance clients. See an example list of assessments we provide below.

  • Audiometry
  • Confined space
  • Driver medicals
  • Fitness for work
  • HAVS
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Night shift worker
  • Safety critical
  • Spirometry
  • Working at heights

How does Fusion's occupational health surveillance enhance productivity in manufacturing?

Continuous improvement

Data-driven insights from health surveillance drive ongoing improvements. Understanding health patterns leads to adaptable processes and innovative methods.

Employee wellbeing

Healthy employees are the backbone of productivity. By prioritising their health, we reduce absenteeism, boost morale, and ensure peak engagement with their tasks.

Uninterrupted efficiency

Less downtime, optimal performance. Fewer sick days and injuries mean seamless workflows, leading to increased efficiency and sustained production output.

Savings and compliance

Healthy employees mean lower healthcare costs and reduced worker compensation claims. Compliance with regulations ensures a smooth operational journey without legal hurdles.

Reputation and success

Prioritising employee health doesn’t just improve productivity; it builds a positive image. This ethical approach attracts talent and customers who value responsible practices.

Prevention

Early identification of workplace hazards enables proactive measures. We detect risks before they escalate, ensuring a safer work environment and minimising potential health issues.

Occupational health surveillance: a comprehensive guide for manufacturers

Occupational health surveillance is a critical aspect of ensuring the wellbeing and safety of workers in the manufacturing sector. Manufacturers face unique challenges when it comes to occupational health, as they often involve exposure to various hazards such as chemicals and physical strain.

What do good health surveillance services for manufacturers look like?

Manufacturing industries often involve various occupational health risks that can impact the wellbeing of employees. In order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment, employers need to implement effective health surveillance services.

Designing an effective health surveillance programme for manufacturers

Health surveillance programmes play a vital role in safeguarding the wellbeing of employees in the manufacturing industry. With the potential occupational hazards and health risks associated with manufacturing processes, it is crucial for to establish effective health surveillance processes.

The future of health surveillance in the manufacturing industry

As the manufacturing industry continuously evolves, so do the challenges related to employee health and safety. In this fast-paced and demanding sector, employers have a critical responsibility to ensure the wellbeing of their workforce.

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