The Occupational Health Clinic provides these direct treatment and preventive services to employees:
- Consultation on campus health problems, including environmental, occupational, ergonomic, and general health concerns
- Urgent medical care and ongoing treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses at no charge to the employee
- Periodic medical screening and immunization programs for employees who are exposed to potential health risks on the job
- Medical consultations for individuals with medical concerns related to laboratory and other exposures
- Specific screening and training programs on occupational health issues, such as hearing conservation
The Occupational Health Clinic is located on the second floor of the University Health Services-Tang Center, 2222 Bancroft Way.
- Learn about occupational health issues relevant to your workplace.
- Assess potential health risks at your workplace regularly and act promptly to correct hazardous situations in accordance with your department's Injury and Illness Prevention Program (see Environment, Health and Safety in this chapter).
- Discuss workplace health and safety issues at staff meetings.
- Provide health and safety training for your department.
- Ensure that employees participate in medical screening and immunization programs applicable to their jobs.
- Assure employees get appropriate medical treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses.
See Chapter 18: Disability Management, Workers' Compensation for more information on what to do if an employee is injured on the job. If an employee is seen at the OHC, be sure to follow the instructions on the Medical Evaluation for Work forms. If you have questions regarding these instructions, contact the Occupational Health Clinic clinician.
Consult with the Occupational Health Clinic in special circumstances, such as:
- If an employee's medical problem may be causing a health or safety hazard
- If there may be a need for medical evaluation of a problem that is impairing job performance