Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) Offshore Medical

  • Every offshore worker must undergo and pass an Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) Offshore Medical examination.
  • For UK waters and the North Sea, physicians who are approved by the United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA) Health Advisory
    Committee should carry out the examination and issue certificates.
  • The offshore medical certificate, as it is commonly known, is controlled by UKOOA and renewals are necessary every 2 years irrespective of the age of the offshore worker.
  • Individual operators retain the right to request medical assessments more frequently.

OGUK Offshore Medical Content

An OGUK Offshore Medical covers a range of topics essential under OGUK requirements including;
  • Completion of a patient questionnaire
  • Urinalysis
  • Calculation of Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Near distance and colour vision
  • Pulse and blood pressure measurement
  • Lung function test (peak flow)
  • Audiogram (hearing test)
  • Consultation with a doctor
Prerequisites
  • There are no prerequisites for an OGUK Offshore Medical.
Certification
  • Our in-house doctor will issue an OGUK medical certificate of fitness upon successful completion of your medical.
Revalidation
  • Medicals will have to be undertaken every 2 years.
Items to bring
  • If you are currently on any medication, please bring these with you for the attention of the doctor.

CERTIFICATE:

OGUK medical certificate – valid for 2 years

WHO IS IT FOR:

All personnel wishing to work offshore

FITNESS:

A good standard of fitness is required

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