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General | Health | Fitness



Are medical assessments conducted to check firefighters' health during their service careers ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriayesRemark:
BelgiumyesRemark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech RepublicYes. Annually
DenmarkYes. Some few fire brigades have their own health-check every 2 - 5 years
Estonia
Finlandyes
Franceyes
Germanyyes
up to 50 every 3 years,
older than 50 every year
GreeceNo
Hungary
InternationalYes, 3 yearly from age 40
Irelandyes
Retained only - not fulltime.
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
Netherlandsage < 40, every 2 years
age: > 40 every year
NorwayyesRemark:
PolandyesRemark:
Portugalyes
usually each two years
Slovakia
Sloveniayes
In most fire brigades annually in some every 2 years.
SpainYesRemark:
SwedenYes, Once every year
United KingdomYes, 3 yearly from age 40


Is there a standard for medical control and assessment of firefighters' health ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriayesRemark:
Belgiumyes
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech RepublicYes. Posouzení zdravotní způsobilosti hasičů - Regulation of Ministry of the Interior
DenmarkYes. Health certificate from a doctor
Estonia
Finlandyes
Franceyes
GermanyyesRemark:
GreeceNo
Hungary
InternationalYes, Home Office Standard
Irelandyes
National standard for retained only
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
NetherlandsYes. According to Fire Service Act
Besluit brandweerpersoneel: AMVB ex art. 14 Brandweerwet 1985
Norwayno
PolandyesRemark:
Portugalyes
Slovakia
SloveniayesRemark:
SpainNoRemark:
SwedenYes, Healthcontrol by medical doctor
United KingdomYes, Home Office Standard





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