OGUK Oil and Gas Worker Medicals
Quick and convenient appointments for offshore medicals
Our occupational health team at OH3 provide Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) medicals at our clinics in both Newcastle and Edinburgh. OGUK medicals are mandatory health assessments that are required for workers in the oil and gas industry to ensure their physical and mental fitness for working offshore.
If you are a worker in the industry or an employer, you can find the information that you require below regarding the process, requirements, and benefits of OGUK medicals.
OGUK medicals, everything you need to know before booking your assessment
The process for undergoing an OGUK medical typically involves several steps. The process begins when you book an appointment with an OGUK-approved doctor or occupational health provider such as OH3. OGUK medicals are recognised as the industry standard medical requirement for all workers in the UK offshore oil and gas industry. They are sometimes also used by other employers like the wind turbine industry or international remote working as they demonstrate a good fitness of fitness for those roles.
Before your appointment
Before your appointment, you will need to complete a medical questionnaire, which will ask about your medical history and current health status. You may also be asked to provide a urine sample to test for drug and alcohol use.
During your medical assessment
During the medical examination, the doctor will perform a range of tests to assess your physical and mental fitness for working offshore. These tests may include a physical examination, lung function test, hearing test, and vision test. The doctor may also assess your mental health and well-being.
After your medical is complete
If you pass the medical examination, you will be issued an OGUK certificate of fitness, which is valid for up to two years, depending on your age and medical history. As part of the examination, you may be required to undergo further tests or treatment before being deemed fit for work offshore.
How do I book my offshore worker medical?
We understand the importance of booking an OGUK offshore worker medical and we are here to help. We have two clinics located in Newcastle and Edinburgh, where we offer comprehensive and professional medical assessments to ensure that you are physically and mentally fit to work offshore.
To start your booking process, simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page, and we will get in touch with you shortly to schedule your appointment. Our experienced medical professionals will guide you through the process and provide you with all the necessary information to help you prepare for your assessment.
What are the benefits of OGUK medicals?
OGUK offshore worker medicals offer several benefits for employees, employers, and the industry as a whole.
For employees, OGUK medicals help ensure that they are physically and mentally fit to work offshore. This reduces the risk of accidents, injuries, and illnesses, and helps employees to feel reassured that their health is being taken seriously by their employer and the industry. OGUK medicals can also help identify and treat health issues early, leading to better outcomes and faster recovery.
Employers benefit from OGUK medicals as they help them to comply with legal and regulatory requirements for ensuring the health and safety of their workers. Employers can use the results of OGUK medicals to identify potential health issues in their workforce and take steps to prevent them from becoming more serious. Additionally, OGUK medicals can help to reduce the risk of absenteeism and lost productivity due to illness or injury.
The industry as a whole benefits from OGUK medicals as they help to maintain a high level of safety and reliability in the offshore oil and gas industry. The results of OGUK medicals can be used to identify trends and patterns in the health of the offshore workforce, which can help to inform industry-wide health and safety initiatives. Additionally, OGUK medicals can help to promote a positive image of the industry by demonstrating a commitment to the health and safety of its workers.
In summary, OGUK offshore worker medicals provide numerous benefits for employees, employers, and the industry as a whole by promoting safety, reducing risk, and identifying potential health issues early.
Request a quote for our OGUK Oil and Gas Medicals
You can use the form below to request a quotation and more information regarding our offshore oil and gas worker medicals
Occupational health service testimonials
Below is feedback from our occupational health clients:
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“I wouldn’t hesitate to use the service again”