These terms are often used interchangeably but they are quite different and both very important to manage the health of your team.
Health monitoring is where tests are conducted on the person’s body to assess their health and determine if there have been any changes to their health. Health monitoring includes hearing tests (audiometry), pre-employment checks, and urine sampling to check for heavy metals.
Exposure monitoring is where a workers exposure to a health hazard in the workplace is assessed. This can be done by measuring the amount of substance at their breathing zone by placing equipment on the worker while they carry out their work.