Coal Board Medicals
What is a Coal Board Medical?
It is a prerequisite medical assessment for anyone who is seeking employment or is employed in the coal industry. The assessment is carried out before the individual is employed and at periodic intervals thereafter. The assessment report will not contain any medical information, but only the need to fulfil certain conditions, such as wearing hearing aids or corrective glasses.
What kinds of tests/examinations are performed at a Coal Board Medical
The various tests performed include:
- Medical History
- Vision Test
- Hearing Tests
- Auditory Canal Examination
- Skin Examination
- Abdomen Examination
- Cardiovascular Examination
- Respiratory Examination
- Chest X-ray
How long does the Coal Board Medical Examination take?
The Coal Board Medical Examination may take about 90 minutes.
How do I prepare for the Coal Board Medical Examination?
- Bring your corrective lens, hearing aids, or any other assistive medical devices, with you.
- Wear loose comfortable clothing.