What’s Involved

Depending on the medical the following tests are carried out:

  • Audiogram – Hearing Test
  • Spirometry – Lung Function Test
  • Urinalysis – urine test
  • On-site Drug and Alcohol Test – sample can be sent to Canterbury Health Lab where necessary for laboratory analysis.
  • Medicals may require additional investigations. A referral will be arranged if further tests are required.
  • All medicals involve taking a Medical History along with a physical examination.

How to prepare for your medical:

  • Bring photo ID with you
  • Have a drink of water prior to arrival (you will be required to give a urine sample)
  • Bring a list of any medications you may be taking
  • Bring your glasses or contact lenses if you normally wear these
  • For dive medicals please click on the Worksafe website link below and print off and fill out the 5-page questionnaire before coming to your appointment:
    Worksafe Occupational Diver Medical Assessment Questionnaire