Asbestos Medicals (International Asbestos awareness week, 1st to 7th April)



Assist Group’s Asbestos Medicals have been designed to provide your workers with peace of mind as we address all the common concerns we have observed over years. We aim to provide education, knowledge and tools to manage subsequent potential exposures. Building much more value for your company and staff into our offering.

Workers exposed or likely to be exposed to any level of asbestos are required to undergo an Asbestos Exposure Medical Examination by a WorkCover-accredited doctor under the provisions of the dust diseases Act in your relevant state or territory. Or under Section 274 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Assist Group’s medical team is accredited to complete asbestos medicals, either following an exposure or as a part of an ongoing maintenance assessment program. Our asbestos medical program, performed in conjunction with an asbestos management plan, will allow your company to comply with all relevant Hazardous Substances and Work Health Safety regulations.

Each of our asbestos medicals includes the following:

  • Lung function assessment (Chest expansion and lung sounds)
  • Spirometry
  • Chest X-ray
  • Height, Weight and Blood Pressure
  • Check of PPE usage and compliance
  • Our asbestos medicals also include a complementary educational and counselling session, in order to answer and address andy misconceptions in regard to asbestos exposure

Asbestos Medicals are conducted via appointment only and must be booked in advance. We have the capacity to assess large groups if you have a need for bulk Asbestos Medicals.

To secure your Asbestos Medicals, please contact our medical reception in your location by clicking here or submit your details below and we will contact you direct to arrange your appointment needs.

Assist Group's chief medical officer, Dr Peter Aldridge, has over 25 years experience in the field of Industrial Medicine and is a WorkCover-accredited Medical Practitioner for Hazardous Substances.

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