OIL & GAS UK (OGUK) MEDICALS

Offshore: £130

Offshore + Fit to Train with EBS: £170

The Oil & Gas UK medical allows the successful candidate to work offshore. The medical is valid for 2 years from the date of examination, and can include the "fit to train" certificate if required.

On arrival you will be required to fill in a medical screening questionnaire. If you need to declare any medical conditions, please bring along any relevant documentation, eg. investigation results, clinic letters, to aid the assessment.

If you are unsure about any aspect of the medical, please consult the FAQ section below, or use the contact form to get in touch.

FAQ's - all you need to know about the offshore Oil & Gas UK medical

What do I need to bring to the Oil & Gas UK medical?


Please bring:

  • photographic ID, eg. passport or driving licence
  • logbook, should you wish this to be completed
  • any relevant medical information, detailing medication or significant ill health
  • comfortable clothing and footwear in which to conduct an exercise test, if necessary




How long is the Oil & Gas UK medical valid for?


The Oil & Gas UK medical is usually valid for 2 years from the date of the examination.




Which countries accept the Oil & Gas UK medical?


By mutual agreement with Norway and the Netherlands, a normal Oil & Gas UK medical certificate will be accepted in both these countries (and Norwegian and Dutch offshore medical certificates are accepted by UK sector operators). Note that restricted Oil & Gas UK medical certificates are NOT accepted outside the UK sector.




What happens if I fail the medical?


If you do not pass, the reason why you do not meet the Oil & Gas UK medical guidelines will be fully explained. Should you consider that the examining doctor has not reasonably dealt with your medical assessment in accordance with the guidelines, you may contact the Oil & Gas UK Medical Adviser in the first instance. A review process may be implemented whereby three other examining doctors will review the documentation regarding your medical and comment on whether the assessment has indeed been conducted in accordance with the guidelines or not.





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