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  1. Health assessment of fitness to work in the E & P industry : An E & P forum initiative.

    Communication - En anglais

    International conference on health, safety and environment in oil and gas exploration and production. New Orleans LA (USA), 1996/06/09.

    Health assessment is an essential part of health risk management.

    It allows the company's medical advisor to identify medical conditions which determine an individual's fitness to work.

    It is in the individual's and the company's interest to determine whether or not he or she is fit to undertake duties within certain given conditions.

    Assessing an employee's fitness to work has always been a costly and controversial subject varying from one country to another and from one oil field company to another within the same country.

    What is fitness to work ?

    How often should an employee be examined ?

    What clinical, biological or radiological examinations should be performed upon pre-employment or upon routine assessment for the various job categories within the Exploration and Production (E & P) Industry ?

    What is the difference between health assessment, health screening and health surveillance ?

    A task force was developed by the E & P Forum Committee on Safety, Health and Personal Competence (SHAPC) and chaired by the author.

    This international committee met regularly throughout 1994 and 1995.

    The committee consisted of physicians experienced in occupational health with practical knowledge of the specific working conditions and constraints observed in the E & P industry world-wide.

    This document, like other E & P Forum documents, was extensively reviewed in draft by senior management and health professionals of many interested companies. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Industrie pétrolière, Industrie gazière, Impact environnement, Santé et environnement, Médecine travail, Condition travail, Sécurité, Protection personne

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Oil industry, Gas industry, Environment impact, Health and environment, Occupational medicine, Working condition, Safety, Person protection

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0052335

    Code Inist : 001D06B02H. Création : 21/05/1997.