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Indoor Air Quality Testing in Monument and Colorado Springs

Do You Have Indoor Air Quality Concerns?

The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools, and other workplaces is important not only for workers’ comfort but also for their health. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been tied to symptoms like fatigue, headaches, trouble concentrating, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Also, some specific diseases have been linked to specific air contaminants or indoor environments, like asthma with damp indoor environments.

Many factors affect IAQ including poor ventilation, high or low humidity, recent remodeling, and other activities in or near buildings that can affect the fresh air coming into facilities. Sometimes, specific contaminants like dust, mold, cleaning supplies, pesticides, or other airborne chemicals may cause poor IAQ.

Contact Monument Occupational Medicine to test the IAQ of your building, school or workplace today!

 

Occupational Vaccinations in Colorado Springs and Monument

People who work in certain jobs should be vaccinated against diseases they may be exposed to at work.  Monument Occupational Medicine can provide workplace vaccination assessments for your employees at at-risk staff.

Monument Occupational Medicine provides the following occupational vaccinations:

  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Influenza
  • Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus and Polio
  • Mumps, Measles and Rubella
  • Varicella
  • Tuberculosis screening and BCG on application

Vaccination clinics (full-day) may be delivered on-site or alternatively, your employees can visit our office for individual vaccinations.

If you would like to schedule an onsite vaccination clinic or an in-clinic vaccination appointment, contact Monument Occupational Medicine today and we can help.

Call us at 719.445.9852.

 

Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) in Monument, CO

Because you expect the best from your employees, you safeguard against the risks that result in poor performance and an unsafe work environment. To help you ensure and promote a healthy workforce, Monument Occupational Medicine provides a comprehensive program for employment-related substance abuse testing. Our certified collectors provide drug and alcohol testing for businesses employing workers in Colorado.

We offer:

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol screenings
  • Non-DOT drug and alcohol screenings

For more information about our services, or to schedule a BAT or drug test, call us at 719.445.9852.

 

Breath Alcohol Testing

Hearing Tests near Colorado Springs

Do you suspect you have a hearing loss? How can you be sure? Hearing loss can affect anyone and often progresses so gradually, it can be difficult to notice until you experience symptoms.

Hearing loss has far-reaching effects on your health, so getting a baseline hearing test and annual follow-up tests can help you catch it early.

How Are Hearing Tests Conducted?

When you visit Monument Occupational Medical Clinic , our first step will be to get to know your personal hearing health and medical history and find out what concerns you have. There are many potential causes of hearing loss, so the history helps determine if you could have anything inherited or genetic in your family.

Hearing tests are painless and non-invasive. Most occur in a quiet, sound-treated room (booth) or enclosure designed to keep out any other noises which might affect your hearing exam scores, such as the heater, air conditioner or office environment. You will be asked to wear headphones or soft earplugs with wires connected to an instrument called an audiometer that is used to conduct the test.

 

Job Site Evaluations near Colorado Springs

A job site analysis is an on-site evaluation that analyzes the employee’s job demands and identifies the physical activities factors required to perform each job task.

Why Job Site Evaluations Can Help

  • It can be used to assist in determining if the employee is ready to return to work, if job modifications are needed, and to identify physical demands that need to be focused on, in a work-conditioning program.
  • Establishes the expectation of the employer and a plan for a return to work program.
  • Establishes job demands to allow off-site simulation in a work conditioning program.
  • May be helpful in identifying psychological factors that may impact returning to work.

Respiratory/Pulmonary Function Testing Near Colorado Springs

There are many different reasons why pulmonary function tests (PFTs) may be done. They are sometimes done in healthy people as part of a routine physical. They are also routinely done in certain types of work environments to ensure employee health (such as graphite factories and coal mines). Or you may have PFTs if your healthcare provider needs help to diagnose you with a health problem such as:

  • Allergies
  • Respiratory infections
  • Trouble breathing from injury to the chest or a recent surgery
  • Chronic lung conditions, such as asthma, bronchiectasis, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis
  • Asbestosis, a lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers
  • Restrictive airway problems from scoliosis, tumors, or inflammation or scarring of the lungs
  • Sarcoidosis, a disease that causes lumps of inflammatory cells around organs, such as the liver, lungs, and spleen
  • Scleroderma, a disease that causes thickening and hardening of connective tissue

What is Respiratory/Pulmonary Function Testing

Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive tests that show how well the lungs are working. The tests measure lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange. This information can help your healthcare provider diagnose and decide the treatment of certain lung disorders.

Respirator Fit Testing in Monument, CO

Many jobs require employees to wear a respirator as a standard safety practice. This requirement helps to protect employees against inhaling toxins of fine dust particles. Respirators help keep these employees safe on the job.

If you have any questions call us at 719.445.9852

Respirator Physicals 

Respirator physicals determine if your employees can safely wear respirators on the job.

Respirator Fit Tests

Respirator physicals are often coupled with a respirator fit test. Respirator fit tests are required for all tight-fitting respirators, including both supplied-air respirators and air-purifying respirators.

Respirator Fit Testing in Monument, CO

On-Site Medical Services Available in Colorado

Monument Occupational Medicine provides on-site services at your business anywhere in Colorado.  On-site screenings can significantly impact a company’s effort to reduce direct and indirect healthcare costs, enhance employee productivity, and promote a healthy workforce.

Employees are entitled to satisfactory and relevant healthcare. But proactively managing the health of employees also has benefits for employers, including reduced staffing costs, better work environment and a positive company image.

Onsite Medical Services Offered

  • On-site Health Fairs
  • On-site Health Screening
  • On-site Health Assessments
  • On-site flu shots

If you have any questions call us at 719.445.9852

on-site medical services in Monument, CO

Flu Vaccinations in Monument, CO

When it comes to keeping your employees and your family healthy and protected from illness in Colorado, it’s important to remember your annual influenza (flu) vaccination. The flu can strike suddenly and spreads through coughing, sneezing, and close contact. Symptoms vary, but can include fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, headaches and a runny or stuffy nose.  Monument Occupational Medicine provides  flu shots in their Monument, CO office.  We also have an on-site program where we can visit your place of work and administer flu shots to your employees.

Open to ALL seniors, students, employees, and the Colorado community. Flu vaccine will be administered and protects against the four most common viruses suggested by the CDC for 2018-2019.  For more information about other types of flu vaccines, the benefits of annual flu vaccination, and more, visit www.flu.gov.

If you have any questions call us at 719.445.9852

on-site flu shots in Monument, CO

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  • Personalized care by Level II certified doctors
  • Experienced with difficult cases
  • Prompt, efficient care
  • Return to work as quickly as possible
  • Digital X-Ray On Site
  • Drug Screening
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring
  • Referral to Physical Therapy to return to work quickly as possible in restoring function
  • Experts in Clinical Case Management

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