The cost of monitoring plaintiff's medical condition after the plaintiff was exposed to a hazardous substance so that disease is detected early.
A program whereby the health of workers is monitored through regularly scheduled and post-incident medical examinations. Medical surveillance may be required to determine the suitability of workers to perform a certain type of job (for example, to wear a respirator), to establish a baseline medical status of a worker, or to identify potential changes in the overall health status of workers.
The monitoring of potentially exposed individuals to detect early symptoms of disease.