Emergency response teams (ERT) in oil and gas are often required to deal with acute or life-threatening situations, so a higher level of fitness is a must.
An ERT OGUK medical tests cardiovascular fitness by monitoring heart rate response to increasingly strenuous stepping exercises. It is known as the Chester Step Test.
You will need to bring:
At the end of your examination the doctor will discuss the outcome of your medical and, if appropriate, issue you with an ERT certificate.
The ERT medical examination is valid for two years, but fitness testing needs to be undertaken on an annual basis. This can be booked as a Chester Step Test.