Free checks for Olympic workers pick up hidden health problems

Phillips, Lucy
June 2009
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p11
The article reports on the statement issued by Lawrence Waterman, the safety chief of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), on the benefits of the medical checks for workers on the Olympic site in London, England. According to Waterman, pre-employment checks on the site's predominantly male workers had shown that many of them were not very well plugged into the National Health Service (NHS).


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