Medical Screening relate to occupational medical assessments in which standardised questionnaires, examinations and tests (if required) are undertaken to identify potential employee health risks.
Medical screening can occur at the following times:
Pre-employment or pre-placement into a new job or new work environment including overseas/ international placement.
Periodically, during employment. In the case of specific industries and exposures, periodic assessment may be an industry requirement.
Legal requirement such as health surveillance where there is potential exposure to a known hazard in a work environment.