X-ray Survey of Teachers Workshop Teachers and Laboratory Technicians
1. In this Appendix, "teacher" is to be understood as including workshop teacher and laboratory technician.
2. Application for X-ray examination before appointment should be made on E.D. Form 223.
3. Supply teachers are exempt from pre-employment X-ray examination. However, they may be required to undergo a chest X-ray in connection with registration as a teacher or the issue of a permit with regard to their employment as teachers.
4. The Director may exempt from pre-employment X-ray examination :
(a) Teachers who can show that they have undergone a satisfactory chest X-ray at a government medical institution, or H.M. Forces medical institution, or by a registered medical practitioner, or, in the case of teachers appointed from overseas, other approved medical institution, not more than twelve months before their dates of appointment;
(b) Teachers in possession of a WHITE Government Chest Clinic Registration Card (MD 708) showing attendance at a Government Chest Clinic twelve months or less before their dates or appointment;
(c) Teachers in possession of a certificate from a registered medical practitioner, confirming that they are pregnant. Exemption granted to teachers in this category will continue until the end of their subsequent maternity leave, at which time they should be instructed to make their own arrangements for X-ray examination, using E.D. Form 223, and to forward the result of the X-ray to the Director through their Supervisor/Principal.