Night Worker Assessment

The night worker assessment questionnaire screening process can be used to form part of your businesses on site Occupational Health Advisor provision, any individuals are only referred for a medical in the event of any medical trigger points being identified as a result of the night worker assessment questionnaire.

Some of the benefits of carrying out the night worker assessment screening process are as follows:

  • Compliance with all current HSE Regulations
  • In the first instance, the night worker screening process is completed solely by questionnaire
  • Completion of the night worker screening process produces a fitness statement
  • The screening questionnaire can be used to highlight any potential medical conditions and recommendations can be made for medicals should this be required
  • The entire process is quick, easy and cost effective ensuring that any disruption to your business is kept to a minimum

The Working Time Regulations 1998 provides all night workers with a number of specific entitlements; these include setting up special protections for all night workers and a guarantee that they must be offered free and confidential health assessments before starting work, on a regular basis, or as is deemed appropriate to each individual.

The Working Time Regulations state that a night worker is someone who normally works at least three hours at night. Night time is between 11pm and 6am, although night workers and employers may agree to vary this.

Although completion of the night worker assessment questionnaire is an entirely voluntary procedure, it is encouraged that all employers must offer night workers a free assessment before they start working nights and then on a regular basis whilst they are working nights.

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