OSHA Hazardous Waste Sites: Pre-Employment Examination Mobile App
Pre-employment screening can be used to establish baseline data to subsequently verify the efficacy of
How does it work?
protective assures and to later determine if exposures have adversely affected the worker. Baseline testing may include both medical screening tests and biologic monitoring tests. The latter (e.g., blood lead level) may be useful for ascertaining pre-exposure levels of specific substances to which the worker may be exposed and for which reliable tests are available. Given the problem in predicting significant exposures for these workers, there are no clear guidelines for prescribing specific tests. The OSHA Hazardous Waste Sites: Pre-Employment Examination mobile app identifies the types of tests that may indicated.