Our services include checking for drugs and alcohol, assessing readiness for duty, providing physical exams, conducting pre-employment screenings, and evaluating respiratory fitness. Our goal is to support a healthy and secure work environment for all.
*Note: Services vary based on location. Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Pre-employment physical examinations focus on a person’s ability to perform the duties of the job safely and can cover a broad range of abilities.
A basic pre-employment exam may include:
All school bus driver applicants must have a physical examination as laid out by the office of the Illinois Department of Transportation performed by a licensed physician, who must complete a certificate for submission to the DOT.
All Department of Transportation physicals are required to be performed by Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration certified providers. This regulation ensures that physicians can effectively determine if individuals meet the FMCSA standards.
The program is designed to help reduce the occurrence of vehicle related accidents by people requiring DOT certification.
All OSF Occupational Health physicians are certified to perform DOT examinations.
For more information, please review the Department of Transportation FMSCA website.
If your work environment requires employees to risk exposure to infectious disease noxious chemicals or potentially dangerous gases, you need to make sure candidates can wear a respirator that fits and functions properly.
We can also examine candidates for any lung-related or other health issues that could be exacerbated.
Finding the right person for the job is important. For many employers this means making sure job candidates can perform their duties without a high risk of injury.
We can analyze the physical requirements of the job and have an OSF HealthCare provider examine the health and medical history of candidates, to make sure employees are not being put in danger.
Providers assess whether someone is able to return to work following an injury or illness.
We prioritize getting people back to work as quickly as safely possible, which may require restrictions on physical activity.
We identify what activities a person can do without risk of making an injury worse and track their recovery.
Whether the independent medical examination (IME) is requested by the employer or the employee, our goal is to respond to the referral source's questions with an objective medical opinion regarding the injury.
Our providers can render an opinion regarding the direction of care and care options.
An IME can address: