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A detailed medical and work history, or update thereof, with emphasis on: past, present and anticipated future exposure to cadmium; smoking history and current status; reproductive history; current use of medications with potential nephrotoxic side-effects; any history of renal, cardiovascular, respiratory, hematopoietic, and/or musculo-skeletal system dysfunction; and as part of the medical and work history, for employees who wear respirators, questions 3-11 and 25-32 in Appendix D;
A complete physical examination with emphasis on: blood pressure, the respiratory system, and the urinary system;
A 14 inch by 17 inch, or a reasonably standard sized posterior-anterior chest X-ray (after the initial X-ray, the frequency of chest X-rays is to be determined by the examining physician);
Pulmonary function tests, including forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume at 1 second (FEV(1));
Biological monitoring, as required in paragraph (l)(2)(ii)(B);
Blood analysis, in addition to the analysis required under paragraph (l)(2)(ii)(B), including blood urea nitrogen, complete blood count, and serum creatinine;
Urinalysis, in addition to the analysis required under paragraph (l)(2)(ii)(B), including the determination of albumin, glucose, and total and low molecular weight proteins;
For males over 40 years old, prostate palpation, or other at least as effective diagnostic test(s); and
Any additional tests deemed appropriate by the examining physician.

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