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The Center for Occupational Health was developed to provide comprehensive occupational health services to businesses in Southwest Oklahoma. The goal of the program is to house a broad array of services under one roof, to better facilitate the rapid treatment of employees and return them to the workplace.
Services are customized according to each business’ needs and a business may access one or all of the following occupational health programs.The Center provides quick, cost-effective employment screens and treatment of Worker’s Compensation injuries.
- Initial injury visits
- Follow-up injury visits
- Pre-employment physicals
- Drug screens
- Injections and immunizations
- DOT physicals
- Case management of injuries
- Breath alcohol tests
- Post accident drug screens
- After hours drug screen collections
- After hours breath alcohol
- Injury trend analysis reports available
- Laboratory testing
- Lead physicals
Industrial Ergonomics is the science of preventing injuries in the workplace by quantifying job demands and comparing them with human capabilities. The program is available exclusively through the Center for Occupational Health and Lawton Physical Therapy.The program prevents employee injuries in two ways: through analysis of jobs and equipment and through employment testing for employees. Specially trained physical therapists, occupational therapists and those trained in ergonomics are available to administer employee tests and perform analyses.
- Post offer screening, Advanced Erg. Inc. or Work Well System formats
- Ergonomic job site analysis
- Physical ability testing
- Functional capacity evaluations, Work Well System
- Work rehabilitation
- Work hardening
Preparation of functional job descriptions
Safety Education Classes
At the Center, we offer a number of classes to area businesses to provide education on injury prevention, healthy work and lifestyle practices. Our schedule for classes is flexible and will be designed with your unique safety issues in mind. Classes offered include:
- Basic/advanced transfer training
- Back injury prevention
- Pre-shift warm-up/stretching
- Office ergonomics
- Industrial ergonomics
- Cumulative trauma safety
If you would like to learn more information, please give us a call!
The Center for Occupational Health
602 SE Wallock