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Occupational Health Services at Your Site

From Occupational Medical CARE

Occupational Medical CARE wants to make ensuring the health and safety of your employees while adhering to work regulations as easy and convenient as possible.

All services we offer in-clinic are available to you on your jobsite tailored to your specific, job-related needs (excluding the BTE System). OMC extends on-site services to clients within the Southeast Texas Region.

OMC clinics can accommodate English, Spanish, Vietnamese and German speaking clients, serving industries and businesses within the Greater Houston Area, including Deer Park, La Porte, Channelview and Texas City, and Texas Golden Triangle.


Our on-site services include:

Spirometry

Spirometry (Pulmonary Function Testing)

Spirometry measures lung function through gauging the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled. The test aids in assessing respiratory conditions, such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and cystic fibrosis.

Testing is performed using the Sensormedics Volume Spirometer, which provides the most accurate reading of lung volume and flow. All technicians who administer the test are certified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 

Testing:

  • 8 employees per PFT per hour
  • 80 employees in an eight-hour day per FPT unit



Respirator Clearance

Respirator Medical Clearance

OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard states that all employees required to use respiratory protection are medically cleared for respirator use by a physician. Our program is based on spirometry combined with the employee’s medical history. This allows the physician to identify pre-existing or early forms of pulmonary disease that could prevent employees from safely using respirator equipment.

 

Respirator Fit Testing

Respirator Fit Testing

A respirator fit test is performed to check that the respirator size and model chosen properly fits the employee’s face. Although a respirator may appear to fit correctly, gaps can occur around the nose, chin or eyes. A fit test confirms that the mask fits properly with minimal air leakage between the face and the mask.

OMC Respirator Fit Tests guarantees you comply with OSHA Respirator Standard (1910.134), which states:

A respirator shall be provided to each employee when such equipment is necessary to protect the health of such employee. The employer shall provide the respirators which are applicable and suitable for the purpose intended. The employer shall be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a respiratory protection program

Quantitative and qualitative tests can be conducted. OMC utilizes three OHO brand quantitative fit test machines for all client respirator fit tests. However, Portacount machines are available. The Model 8020 Portacount, the most updated version of Portacount technology, are used in conjunction with individual laptop computers. Test results and hard copy documentation are left with the company upon completion of testing, and employees are issued either a walletsize card or a sticker indicating the respirator equipment they were fitted for. Technicians are full-time respiratory protection specialists who are thoroughly trained in respirator fit testing.

Testing

  • Quantitative, Lung Test (Benzene, Asbestos, Lead, Formaldehyde, etc.)
  • 1 respirator every 6-8 minutes
  • 64 respirators in an eight-hour day per unit

OMC MASK TYPES

  • 3M5000-6000HF
  • 3M6300hf
  • 3M7500HF
  • 3M6000FF
  • 3M6900FF
  • 3M6800FF
  • 3M7800FF
  • SCOTT-O-VISTA FF
  • SCOTT AV2000FF
  • DRAGER X-PLORER 5500
  • DRAGER PANORAMA FF
  • MSA ULTRA TWINN FF
  • MSA ELITE FF
  • MSA CAMFO CLASSIC HF
  • NORTH 5400HF
  • NORTH7700HF
  • NORTH7600FF

 

Audiometry

Audiometry

Audiometry measures one’s hearing ability. The audiometric tests will determine the hearing level of your employees and measure their ability to discriminate between different sound intensities, recognize pitch or distinguish speech from background noise. 

Screening is performed using Tremetrics RA600 equipment. All technicians who administer the test are certified by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conversation (CAOHC). An audiologist reviews and compares tests for threshold shifts.

Testing

  • 24 employees per hour (eight every 20 minutes)
  • 192 employees in an eight-hour day per mobile unit

 

Physical Exams

Physical Examinations

Occupational Medical CARE administers job-specific physical examinations, including:

  • PCE – Physical Capacity Evaluation (Hands on plus BTE)
  • DOT
  • Non-DOT
  • HAZMAT
  • Crane Operator
  • Coast Guard
  • Asbestos
  • Benzene
  • Exit
  • And more

 

Flu Shots

Flu Shots & Vaccinations

Flu shots and vaccinations are available on a pre-order basis.

OMC administers the following vaccinations:

  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Twinrix (Combination of Hepatitis A & B) (Recommended)
  • Tetanus Shot
  • And more

 

Blood Work

Blood Work

OMC professionals can take blood samples to accommodate our clients’ needs or requirements.

Some of the more common blood tests that we perform include:

  • A complete blood count (CBC)
  • Blood sugar
  • Blood benzene tests
  • Blood tests to assess heart disease risk
  • Heavy Metals
  • CMP Tests
  • TB Tests
  • And more

 


For more information about services provided On-Site or to schedule an appointment, we invite you to call or complete our contact form.

Pasadena:  281-998-2323 Nederland: 409-727-2334