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Issuance and management of Health Management Pocketbook

KOSHA issues “Health Management Pocketbook” to workers exposed to carcinogens (e.g. asbestos) for a prolonged period. Holders of the Health Management Pocketbook can receive free health examinations on yearly basis, after they move to another job
Workers eligible for Health Management Pocketbook : Enforcement Regulation of OSH Act Article 108, Annex 14-2
  • Procedure for receiving Health Management Pocketbook
  • Health Management Pocketbooks are issued to current and former workers handling hazardous substances. KOSHA’s regional and area offices located across the country issue the Pocketbooks
  • Workers who wish to receive Health Management Pocketbooks should fill out an application form and submit it to KOSHA’s regional or area office. Once the application is received, KOSHA will review the applicant’s working conditions, check whether he/she is eligible for the Pocketbook, then issue the pocketbook
Procedure for receiving Health Management Pocketbook
Procedure for receiving Health Management Pocketbook
Submission of application forms
Accepting application forms
Review and check
Ask the worker to receive medical check-up
Receive medical check-up
Submit the result of medical check-up
issuing the pocketbook
  • Health Management Pocketbook holders’ medical check-ups
  • The special health examinations provided to Health Management Pocketbook holders (current or former workers handling hazardous substances) substitute the health check-ups usually provided by employers. Workers who have moved to another workplace can receive free special health examinations on yearly basis
  • Workers who formerly handled hazardous substances and were issued Health Management Pocketbook can check their health conditions in any of the 156 designated clinics in Korea. Workers can receive the health examination free of charge as OSHRI (Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute) of KOSHA covers the fees
Health Management Pocketbook holders’ medical check-ups
Health Management Pocketbook holders’ medical check-ups
Submit Health Management Pocketbook
Special health examination
  1. Requrest health examination fees
  2. Announce health examination results
Pay for health examination fees
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