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Occupational Health Services

  • Drug/Alcohol Testing
  • Pre-placement Health Screen
  • Physical Capacity Profile
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Health Promotion Programs
  • Occupational Medicine Physician/Medical Screening
  • Worksite Wellness Screenings
  • Respirator Fit Testing

Drug and Alcohol Testing
We can assist your efforts as an employer to insure a drug-free workplace. Drug screen specimens are collected for pre-employment, post-accident, random, suspicion or follow-up. Specimens are collected following a strict chain of custody guidelines. Breath Alcohol testing is done with results available within minutes. Both DOT and non-DOT testing is offered.

Pre-placement Health Screens
The goal of any pre-placement screening should be to match the job with the person. This helps to protect both the prospective employee and the employer. WNH’s Occupational Health Department can assist the employer to individualize screening based on specific needs of the position. Services could include: chemistry profile, cholesterol levels, blood count, back or chest x-ray, pulmonary functioning, EKG (resting or stress), height, weight, health history, vision exam, drug/alcohol testing, and hearing screen.

Physical Capacity Profile
This state-of-the-art computerized testing, when performed post-offer, aids the prospective employer in avoiding the placement of an individual into a position that they are not physically capable of performing. When employees are physically matched to the job, they are less likely to be injured on the job. This testing includes:

  • Height/Weight
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart Rate
  • Body Fat
  • Spirometry
  • Squats
  • Sit-ups
  • Lumbar Range of Motion
  • Supination of Wrist
  • Pronation of Wrist
  • Hand Grip
  • Pinch
  • Quad Strength
  • Shoulder Strength
  • Pile

CPR/First Aid Training
William Newton Hospital offers CPR and/or first aid training for the workplace by qualified instructors through our education department. Many employers desire to have staff members trained to respond to a health related emergency in their place of business.

Occupational Health Nursing
Professional nursing services can be provided onsite. This is tailored to the needs of the particular business.

Occupational Medicine Physician/Medical Screening
Based on a client’s need, we can provide medical services with a certified Occupational Medicine Physician and various lab or ancillary services when periodic assessments are recommended, i.e. respirator use, hazardous material exposure, etc.

Worksite Wellness Screenings
We can work with employers to provide worksite wellness screenings at your location. Screenings can include blood pressure, body fat analysis, weight, lab tests, and education.

Respirator Fit Testing
William Newton Hospital can assist your organization with fit testing N95s, helping you stay compliant and safe. Our solutions include medical evaluation, training, and fit testing.

For more information, contact Program Director Teresa Sherrard at 620-221-2300 ext. 1210 or by email