Occupation Health Testing Cantwell, AK
If you are an employer or individual in need of occupational health testing services, Occupational Health Testing USA provides occupational health screenings for all OSHA and DOT job requirements at many locations in Cantwell, AK and the surrounding areas. Our occupational health testing services are available for employers in need of pre-employment, post-accident, fit for duty or annual testing requirements. We also provide testing for individuals in need of any employment or personal related health evaluations. In many cases, our Cantwell, AK locations are within minutes of your home or office and same day service is available.
Occupational Health Services In Cantwell, AK
- DOT Physicals (FMCSA, PHMSA, FAA, FRA, FTA, USCG 719K/E)
- Pre-Employment Physicals
- TB Chest X-ray
- Lab Metabolic Panel
- Lab Lipid + Glucose Panel
- Lab – Hep B Panel
- Lab- MMR Titer
- Kraus Weber Lower Back Evaluation
- Lift Test
- OSHA Respirator Questionnaire
- Respirator Fit Test – Qualitative
- Respirator Fit Test – Quantitative
- Hep B Vaccination
- MMR Vaccine
- TDAP Vaccine
- TP/PPD Skin Test
- Varicella Vaccine #1
- Vision Test Ishihara
- Vision Test Snellen
- Vision Test Jaeger
- Drug Testing
- Alcohol Testing
Occupational Testing Locations in Cantwell, AK
(Not All Testing Centers Perform All Tests)
What is Occupational Health
Occupational health is a field of healthcare involving multiple fields dedicated to the well-being and safety of employees in the workplace, with a strong focus on injury prevention and education. Some occupational health services include employee wellness, Pre-placement services, ergonomics, occupational therapy, and occupational medicine.
Occupational health refers to the identification and control of the risks arising from physical, chemical, and other workplace hazards in order to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working environment. These hazards may include chemical agents and solvents, heavy metals such as lead and mercury, physical agents such as loud noise or vibration, and physical hazards such as electricity or dangerous machinery.
Since 1986, the NIEHS has supported training and education programs designed to protect workers and their communities from exposure to toxic materials encountered during hazardous waste operations and chemical emergency response. This includes safety and health training for workers who are involved in hazardous waste removal and comprehensive training and environmental restoration for residents living near heavily polluted industrial waste sites.
Local Area Info: Cantwell, Alaska
Cantwell is named after Lieutenant J. C. Cantwell, military explorer and commander of the revenue steamer Corwin on the Yukon River, 1898-1900. Prior to the settlement, the only inhabitants of the Cantwell area were nomadic Tanana Indians and Athabascan Native Alaskans who hunted and fished. In their language they named Cantwell Yede'teni'na. The town began as a flag stop on the Alaska Railroad. This flagstop supplied the Valdez Creek mining area, which had the name "Denali" for the Valdez Creek community. Many Indians from the village of Tyone came to work at Valdez Creek and later lived out their lives in the Cantwell area. Many Tyones are buried in the old Cantwell graveyard, next to the railroad tracks. Oley Nicklie, a Native Alaskan, sought work with the railroad after fur prices dropped. He and his two brothers then founded part of the settlement. Cantwell is 20 miles away from a giant abandoned igloo shaped hotel, which is not made out of ice.
Cantwell is located in the southern part of Denali Borough at 63°23?17?N 148°54?1?W? / ?63.38806°N 148.90028°W? / 63.38806; -148.90028 (63.388000, -148.900204). It is situated at the north end of Broad Pass, along Cantwell Creek and the Jack River, tributaries of the north-flowing Nenana River. Alaska Route 3, the George Parks Highway, passes through Cantwell: Anchorage is 212 miles (341 km) to the south, and Fairbanks is 150 miles (240 km) to the north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Cantwell CDP has a total area of 117.6 square miles (304.7 km2), of which 117.3 square miles (303.8 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 0.29%, is water.
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