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medical surveillance

The ongoing, systematic collection of health data essential to the evaluation, planning, and implementation of public health practice, closely integrated with the timely dissemination of data as required by higher authority. See also surveillance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The proposed changes would revise provisions regarding recordkeeping, personal protective clothing and equipment, written control exposure plans, disposal and recycling, medical surveillance, and hazard communication.
"There's a great deal of unnecessary medical surveillance that goes on for simple cysts," she said.
OSHA's Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for General Industry and Maritime, discusses methods of compliance, such as using engineering and work practice controls, assessing exposure levels, respirator use, medical surveillance, and written exposure plans.
These covered practical measures such as how to safely clean up spills, clinical medical surveillance, how to respond to needle-stick injuries and how to safely remove gloves to minimise the risk of inadvertent contamination.
The author explores the use of surveillance technologies like drones, CCTV (closed-circuit television) cameras, GPS tracking systems, radiofrequency identification tags, medical surveillance equipment, and facial recognition software as technologies of art activism.
"We don't know where it originated, and we are doing appropriate testing and medical surveillance." Florida Governor Rick Scott said the state department of health has begun door-to-door outreach in Pinellas County, testing individuals to find other cases.
It also includes other provisions to protect employees, such as requirements for exposure assessment, methods for controlling exposure, respiratory protection, medical surveillance, hazard communication, and recordkeeping.
The proposed OSHA update also includes measures on personal protective equipment, medical exams, medical surveillance and training.

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