OEUK Medical, Food Handler, Drug (10 Part) & Alcohol Test

OEUK Medical, Food Handler, Drug (10 Part) & Alcohol Test

Course Overview

This medical examination is one of the prerequisites necessary before an individual can work offshore. Medical examinations are completed by OEUK registered doctors and cover a range of topics which are essential under OEUK medical requirements. The aim of the OEUK medical is to set a standard of fitness for those working in the UK offshore sector and North Sea. Included within this medical examination is a 10-part drug screen


No Prerequisites Required

There are no prerequisites for OEUK Medical, Food Handler, Drug (10 Part) & Alcohol Test

Course Content

An OEUK medical consists of the following;
- 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

Drug screening consists of supplying of a urine sample in the presence of a health professional. Sample can be tested on site for the presence of the following (but not limited to); Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Cannabis, Cocaine, Ketamine, Methamphetamine, MDMA, Methadone, Opiates, Tramadol. Samples can also be sent for laboratory analysis for confirmation.

More information

  • Certification: An OEUK Medical Certificate will be issued on successful completion of the examination
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: Those who require to complete an OEUK medical to work offshore, including alcohol and drug screening.
  • Revalidation: This medical is required to be refreshed every 2 years (unless otherwise detailed)
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport Please attend your appointment at least 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled appointment time
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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