Occupational Health Screening/Exam
Health and safety are very important in any workplace. Employers have to make sure that their employees are healthy and safe before employing them and also as they continue working.
Are you in need of occupational health screening/exam? At Allied health and rehab, we offer these services. Whether you need drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physical, CDL physical, or CDL license exam, our chiropractor is here to help you. We also understand that sometimes, accidents happen at the workplace. We offer treatment for various types of injuries and ensure that the employees recover fully to go on with their lives normally and get back to work. We have two offices, one in Tallahassee and the other in Quincy.
What Is an Occupational Health Screening/Exam?
An occupational health screening/exam is a medical assessment and examination of employees aimed at assessing their physical and mental health. The main purpose of these assessments and examinations is to prevent work-related injuries and ensure that an employee is fit for a particular job.
What Is Involved in an Occupational Health Screening/Exam?
Some of the things involved in occupational health screening/exam include:
- Drug testing
- Alcohol testing
- DOT physical exam
- CDL physical exam
- Vibration health check
- Blood pressure testing
- Vision testing
- Mental health assessment
- Skin health check
- Respiratory health check
- Musculoskeletal assessment
What to Expect during an Occupational Health Screening
During an occupational health screening, an initial consultation with a physician is the first thing that happens. The doctor will ask for any necessary information, such as whether an employee has an existing condition and if he has any workplace-related difficulties.
The physician also asks about a patient’s health history and then decides which approach to undertake.
The Importance of Occupational Health Screenings/Exams
Occupational health screenings or examinations serve several purposes. For example, an employer may be required to:
- Ensure that an employee has the ability to perform their tasks before employing them
- Evaluate whether a disabled worker can effectively perform their duties
- Examine an employee’s health at regular intervals if their work involves hazardous substances
The Benefits of Occupational Health and Screenings
Some of the benefits of occupational health screenings/exams to employers include:
- Reduced employees’ absence
- Better job satisfaction
- Higher employees’ productivity
- Higher retention
- Legislative requirements compliance
Benefits to employees include:
- Reduced health risks
- Workplace efficiency
- Identification of undiagnosed conditions
- Overcoming stress related to health and work
- Better performance
Get an Occupational Health Screening/Exam from Allied Health and Rehab
Occupational health screenings and exams have several benefits. They improve the well-being of employees. They may also be a legal requirement which must be adhered to. Visit Allied health and rehab for occupational health screenings and exams. If an employee has sustained injuries at the workplace, we can also offer prompt treatment. Call our Tallahassee office at (850) 328-0424 or our Quincy office at (850) 662-1540 to book an appointment with our chiropractor.