It is Oil & Gas UK policy that all persons working offshore shall be examined periodically and classified as medically fit to work in the offshore environment.
An unrestricted Oil & Gas UK certificate of medical fitness for offshore work allows the holder to travel to and work on any installation within the UK offshore sector.
Additional specialist duties such as emergency response team membership will require further assessment.
The assessment of an individual’s fitness to travel and work offshore involves making an assessment of the risk posed – either to themselves or to others – by any underlying medical conditions they may have.
You will need to bring:
At the end of your examination the doctor will discuss the outcome and issue you with one of the following three certificates:
Yes, we can undertake the Emergency Breathing System (EBS) Fit to Train medical at the same time as the OGUK medical. Prior to your appointment you will be asked to complete a questionnaire with respiratory, ear, nose and throat checks and a lung health assessment which will be assessed in the face to face medical.