Section 16-7. Medical examination of employees exposed to artificial optical radiation

The employer shall ensure that the employees are offered suitable medical examinations, where:
  1. a.
    exposure to artificial optical radiation exceeds the limit values provided for in Section 4-2 of the Regulations concerning Action and Limit Values; or
  2. b.
    employees have a known disease that is the result of exposure to artificial optical radiation; or
  3. c.
    the risk assessment shows that a health risk exists.
The employer shall ensure that the risk assessment is available to the person carrying out the medical examination.
The medical examination shall be able to identify adverse health effects caused by artificial optical radiation and provide the basis for preventive measures in the undertaking.
Based on the employee's health condition and the type, level and duration of exposure, the medical practitioner shall decide the content of the examination and how frequently the employee should be examined.
The employee shall be informed about the result of the medical examination. The employee shall be informed of any need for medical examinations after the exposure has stopped.