Wind Turbine Medicals

Wind Turbine Medicals

In 2013 RenewableUK introduced guidelines on ‘Medical Fitness to Work – Wind Turbines’. RUK strongly recommended that such medical assessments be conducted under the direct control and supervision of a qualified occupational physician; although doctors approved to carry out Oil & Gas UK medicals would probably be deemed competent.

Working on a wind turbine is not the same as working offshore on a platform, which is why the RUK guidance was produced. Working on a wind turbine usually involves working at heights and working in confined and thermally challenging conditions. It might also require evacuation by helicopter with the risk of ditching and necessitating helicopter underwater escape.

David is an experienced consultant in occupational medicine, an OGUK approved doctor, and very experienced in Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), the subject of his MSc dissertation. Therefore, he is well placed to undertake your RUK Wind Turbine medical.

He consulted widely when the guidelines were being produced, and it became clear that elements such as musculoskeletal and cardiovascular fitness were important. Therefore, the medical includes a Chester Fitness Test (Step test) to access VO2 max.

A RUK Wind Turbine Medical Certificate will be issued on the day of the consultation.

Fees

RUK              £175.00

Coming for a Medical

Please download, print and complete the application forms BEFORE arrival. Failure to do so adds 20 minutes to the consultation time

Before arriving:

  1. Complete application form(s) (Downloadable from this page).
  2. Bring photo ID, (Passport, Drivers licence, Military ID, etc.).
  3. Be prepared to provide a urine sample ON ARRIVAL.
  4. Bring spectacles (do not wear contact lenses for the consultation).
  5. CHECK DIRECTIONS ON THE WEBSITE (THEY ARE SIMPLE IF FOLLOWED) – DO NOT TRUST SAT NAV ONCE NEAR BEDSTONE.

 

My offshore medical, performed by Dr David Carey, was carried out in an extremely relaxed & professional manner.”

Simon Boddison, Offshore Operational Engineer

It is no surprise that this Consultant’s qualifications and experience make him ideally suited to conduct specialist medicals in aviation, diving and offshore oil and gas exploration. The surprise however is the relaxed and amicable manner in which that medical is conducted. To balance undoubted professionalism with geniality during a medical examination is not always an easy task to accomplish. If you want to experience this first hand I suggest few achieve this better than David.”

M Hafner, Consultant Hydrographic Surveyor

I find from making an appointment with Templar Medical to the completion of my Offshore Medical with Dr Carey a first class experience"

Chris Giles

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Manor Farm house,
Bedstone,
Ludlow
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Shropshire,
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