Medical Screening and Surveillance Evaluations

What is Medical Screening and Surveillance Evaluations?

This evaluation is prevention-based and contributes to the health and safety of workforces by detecting and preventing hazards, exposures, or other underlying causes. Certain workplace exposures require surveillance based on OSHA regulations. 

OSHA mandates medical surveillance requirements for certain occupational exposures. Some of the exposures that require surveillance include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead
  • Cadmium
  • Asbestos
  • Silica
  • Formaldehyde
  • Methylene Chloride

Frequently Asked Questions

There are several types of exposures within a working environment that individuals could be exposed to on the job. Lead, asbestos fibers, and silica are all examples of exposures assessed. Please contact our clinic directly to learn more about what is involved in preventive care or other environmental hazards that could require a surveillance evaluation.

These exposures might be seen in a variety of industries, including but not limited to; manufacturing, construction, automotive, metal working and fabrication, petroleum (oil) industries, and agricultural. 

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