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Document ID (ISN)56288
CIS number 91-1189
ISBN(s) 0-11-885560-3
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Education Service Advisory Committee
Title Occupational health services in higher education
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 12p. 10 ref. Price: GBP 3.25.
Abstract This guidance booklet explains the need for occupational health provision in the higher education sector, and recommends how this need can best be met. Contents: basic legal requirements; organisation and function of an occupational health service in a higher education institute (statutory medicals, health surveillance under COSHH, identification of risks to health in the working environment, health assessments, first aid, treatment, vocational advice on occupational health to students, health education and promotion); confidentiality; staffing; financial arrangements; record keeping; accommodation and equipment; contact with outside organisations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; health services; educational institutions; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; first-aid services; health service records; pre-employment medical examinations; medical supervision; medical examinations; data sheet; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Teaching and educational institutions