Despite safeguards, injuries and exposures at work can occur at any time. Providence Occupational Health can help you navigate the worker’s compensation process and work toward recovery.
Care is available 24-hours a day. After you are injured or have been exposed at work, report it to your employer as soon as possible. See a doctor as soon as you are able, and be sure to tell him or her that the incident occurred on the job.
Completed by occupational health providers in conjunction with company requests and policies.
Provided by staff from Providence St. Mary Medical Center to prevent a variety of work and lifestyle injuries and illnesses.
Available on a walk-in basis from our physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who can provide extensive diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Services are provided by certified personnel who are able to provide efficient and accurate testing, as well as the regulatory compliance training and documentation required.
Offered to protect employees’ hearing and aid employers in complying with federal regulations. Services include noise monitoring, hearing tests, personal hearing protection, training and record keeping.
Diagnosis and treatment services are available on a walk-in basis. Preventative education also is available.
These include a questionnaire, pulmonary function testing and a medical exam to determine if an employee is able to use a respirator on the job. The results are reported to the employer and employee to assure compliance with OSHA requirements. Respirator fit testing and training are also available.
Vaccinations that are a requirement of employment, or for diseases that put the employee at risk, are available on a walk-in basis or on site.
Provided by an experienced registered nurse who coordinates and expedites the care of the injured employee. This includes communication with the injured employee, the employer, the insurer, and other medical and vocational providers. The goal is to return the employee to work force as quickly as is medically reasonable. This can lessen the impact of the medical and legal expenses for the employer involved in workers compensation.