Medical.Assessment.Medical Category 1 (Full Colour)


Competency requirements

Person Verification

  • Name on Medical Must match Cardholder name in RIW(Shortened version of name is accepted EG. Chris for Christopher)
  • Date of Birth (DOB) for applicant must be shown on the medical (any page)

Verification of Results

  • Cardholders name must be on fitness for duty page
  • AHP name and signature msut be present on fitness for duty page
  • Fit for duty page present
  • Fit for duty section must be ticked, or review date must be listed.
  • The type of medical must be written on the form, i.e. periodic, pre-placement or triggered.
  • Note: A medical stating limitations due to colour blindness, is not to be uploaded or accepted against this competency.

Verification Details

  • Medical has been completed by (or co-signed by) an ARA - AHP (Authorised Health Professional)
  • AHP's details should be shown (First and Last name OR First name initial with Last name and signature should be present)
  • Assessment date (Or appointment date) must be recorded
  • Category 1 to be displayed
  • Black and white or colour is accepted

Upload requirements

The issue date in RIW should be recorded as the date the assessment or appointment took place.

  • NOTE: The date for the signature requirement of the examining AHP should not be used in lieu of the assessment
  • NOTE: If you receive a medical document where more than one assessment date / date of completion is shown: Please use the assessment date from the fitness for duty page
  • NOTE: If this is a triggered medical the date of the last periodic medical must be written as the assessment date. This is to ensure the correct expiry is calculated.

Calculating the Expiry Date 

The expiration date for this competency should always be calculated to occur as follows (Unless the individuals' medical states otherwise):

  • Step 1
    • Enter the current year
    • Subtract the year of birth shown on the medical
    • This will identify the individuals age (then refer to table below to calculate expiry)
  • Step 2
    • Up to 50 years old - 5 yearly
    • If aged 45 and 46 - 5 yearly
    • Ages 47, 48 and 49 (the expiry would be set as their 52nd birthday)
    • Age 50-60 - every 2 years
    • From age 60 - renewed annually
Accepted evidence
Not accepted evidence
  • No example provided.

Business Rule Link
https://businessrules.riw.net.au/support/solutions/articles/51000079909

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