Occupational Health Services

Occupational Health Services at OVHS&E is designed to meet the unique health care needs of employers across the Ohio Valley. Our mission is to help employers provide a safe and healthy work environment for their employees. Our staff works with your employee team to provide services that promote health and wellness in the workplace through injury and illness prevention, early idenfitication, treatment and management of occupational injuries and illnesses and health maintenance. OHS offers special corporate rates on many of its services, all of which are available in one easily accessible location. Our examinations and reports are tailored to meet clients' specific needs. 

Workers' Compensation Injury Treatment

Our goal is to provide a standardized delivery system for work-related injries and illnesses by ensuring early intervention, proactive treatment plans, coordinated management to reduce work-related medical expenses, appropriate utilization of medical services and aggressive return to work management. OHS is dedicated exclusively to local business and industry by collecting and forwarding all Worker's compensation paperwork to the appropriate agencies or managed care organizations, facilitating appropriate treatment and authorizations and communicating with the employer and managed care organizations or the Bureau of Workers' Compensation while assisting with a safe and timely return to work. 

Employment-related Physical Examinations

History and physical examinations are performed by a physician or physician assistant under the direction and supervision of a physician. A wide array of diagnostic testing and subspecialty referrals are available. Employment examinations include:

  • Preplacement
  • Annual
  • Commercial Drivers License
  • OSHA Required Medical Clearance
  • OSHA Rquired Medical Surveillance
  • Return to work

OSHA Compliance Programs

OHS collaborates to provide services and direction to assist company's efforts to meet OSHA compliance standards. All programs are staffed with certified personnel. Offered programs include:

  • Respiratory Questionnaires
  • FIT Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Chest X-Ray/B-Reader

OHS also provides ergonomic worksite assessments to provide fitting a person to their environment to achieve the highest level of function. These services include office ergonomics, industrial ergonomics and funtional job descriptions.

Drug and Alcohol Program

Drug screen collections and breath alcohol testing are done during regular business hours for preplacement, reasonable suspicion or probable cause, post accident or random testing. OHS is staffed with certified personnel for drug screen collections as well as breath alcohol testing and utilizes a variety of laboratories. In addition, we can also work with your team to provide substance abuse education for drug-free workplaces as well as counseling and outpatient drug and substance abuse programs.

For more information on Occupational Health Services at OVHS&E, please call 740-633-4199.