Exams, Physicals and Testing
Occupational Medicine offers a variety of exams, physicals and testing options in Rice Lake, Wisconsin:
- Department of Transportation physicals
- Disability exams
- Drug and alcohol testing
- Fitness for duty exams
- Independent medical exams
- Industrial rehabilitation and testing
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance testing
- Pre-placement physicals
- Return-to-work exams
- Surveillance exams
Department of Transportation physicals
Physicals are performed according to the latest regulations. Each patient is given a complete physical, written results and a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certification card.
The DOT requires health care professionals who intend to perform physical examinations and issue medical certificates for commercial motor vehicle drivers to become certified medical examiners. In some locations, primary care providers offer DOT exams.
These exams are at the request of different parties to investigate the patient's physical abilities.
Drug and alcohol testing
These and other testing services are available:
- Urine collection and processing for drug testing
- Medical review officer services
- Random drug and alcohol testing administration
- Breath alcohol testing
Tests vary by location.
This exam is provided by our physicians when requested by the employer. The exam is customized to the employer's request and designed to answer questions from the employer and determine whether the employee can safely perform the essential job functions with or without accommodation.
Independent medical exams
This exam is provided by our physicians when requested by employers and other agencies. The exam is customized to meet the specific requests of the customer.
Industrial rehabilitation and testing
Getting employees back to work quickly and safely following an injury on the job can benefit the employer and employee. With this in mind, we offer industrial rehabilitation to local businesses in the Eau Claire area.
Specially trained physical therapists are available to provide work rehabilitation, on-site consultation, injury management and care coordination among health care professionals and determine an employee's return-to-work readiness.
These focused industrial testing services are available:
- Ergonomics education and training
- Functional capacity evaluations
- Functional job analysis
- Post-offer prework screen
Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance testing
Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance testing and services are available. Test availability varies by location.
This exam provides a baseline measurement of the health and physical ability of an individual. Preplacement physicals can be customized to meet the company's specific job requirements.
This exam is used to determine an employee's ability to perform his or her current job after an injury or illness.
Exams are performed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations for respirator use, including lead, asbestos and hazardous materials, and industrial audiograms for hearing conservation programs.