348. The Employment Medical Advisory Service.

The Employment Medical Advisory Service was established by the Secretary of State1 under the Employment Medical Advisory Service Act 19722 and must now be maintained under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 19743.

One purpose of the service is to ensure that the Secretary of State, the Health and Safety Executive4 and others concerned5 with the health of employed persons, or of persons seeking or training for employment6, are kept informed of, and adequately advised on, matters of which they ought respectively to take cognisance concerning the safeguarding and improvement of the health of those persons7. Other purposes