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Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas

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occupational health

 

The Occupational Health mission is to protect military and civilian employees from occupational injuries, illnesses and exposures due to hazardous materials or environment through pre-placement and annual medical surveillance exams, while maintaining compliance with military and civilian regulatory agencies.

 

Services Provided:

 

  • Pre-Placement Medical Clearance
    • Schedule through CPAC
  • Annual Job-Specific Medical Surveillance
    • To ensure continued safe, health job environments and to detect early evidence of adverse health effects due to harmful workplace exposures in accordance with OSHA and Army Regulations.
  • Termination Examinations
    • Employees should request an appointment through their supervisor and allow sufficient time (two weeks) to complete the termination screening examination.
  • Reproductive Hazards Surveillance
    • The Reproductive Hazards Program helps to identify if there are hazards in the workplace that my harm the employee or their unborn child.
  • Hearing Conservation
    • To prevent hearing loss from occupational exposure and noise.
  • Vision Conservation
    • To protect the vision of Soldiers and civilian employees, and ensure the workplace is free of vision hazards.
  • Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
    • All injuries must be reported to your supervisor immediately.
    • Employees may receive immediate treatment in the Emergency Department for life or limb emergencies. Otherwise, employees may choose a provider that accepts workers compensation.
    • Supervisors must investigate injury and report to Safety and Occupational Health withing 48 hours.
    • All claims must be submitted online at the Employees' Compensation & Operations Management Portal by using Firefox.
  • Bloodborne Pathogens/Needlestick Surveillance
    • Employees are to seek immediate treatment in the Emergency Department and notify Occupational Health for follow-up labs and surveillance.
  • Immunizations
    • Federal personnel required to work with potential exposure to infectious disease will be immunized with appropriate vaccines.

 

   Chief, Occupational Therapy

   Phone:   (785) 239-7042

 

   Hours:     Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

                   Closed on federal holidays and selected

                   training holidays

 

   Location: Caldwell Clinic

                    7665 Normandy Drive

                    Fort Riley, KS 66442