As one of the largest private employers in the county, Capital Region understands the importance of managing the health and wellness of employees - for their safety and that of others.
Occupational medicine services offered at Capital Region Physicians - Occupational Medicine.
Pre-employment Physicals (60.00)- examination performed to determine if an individual is fit to perform his or her duties based on the company’s protocols. This examination often includes but not limited to; a urine drug screen, audiogram, pulmonary function testing, back and hernia assessment, blood work, EKG, vision test, etc.
Back and Hernia Assessment- back assessment is a baseline examination to assess function of the back and ability to perform the duties as indicated for employment. Hernia assessment is a basic examination to determine if a clinically significant hernia is present in an anatomical area that is known for complication.
Department of Transportation (DOT) Physicals (80.00)- DOT examinations are for individuals who operate vehicles with a combined gross weight between 10,001 lbs. and 26,001 lbs. (vehicles such as 18 wheelers, city buses, school buses, box trucks, etc.) This exam is performed by a National Registry Certified Examiner under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Physicals (138.00)- FAA examinations are for pilots. Examinations are performed by an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).
Bus Driver Physicals (50.00)- physicals performed on an annual basis for bus drivers.
Fit for Duty Exam- An exam that determines whether or not an employee is physically and/or mentally suitable to perform their duties.
Physical Capacity Profile- a Physical Capacity Profile is used to determine if an employee is fit to enter the workplace and can help reduce claims and costs associated with employee injuries. Use it when seeking answers to these questions:
Does your new hire have the strength and fitness needed?
Does the new hire have an existing injury?
Is your employee ready to return to work after an injury?
Respiratory Clearance Exam- An examination performed by a provider under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) guidelines to determine if an employee can safely and effectively wear a respirator.
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) (50.00) - A “breathing” test that measures the function of an individual’s lungs. This test is usually required for employees who are required to wear a respirator on the job and is mainly based on medical history.
Audiometric Test (audio) (25.00) - a test which determines an individual’s hearing levels by measuring and hearing acuity involving frequencies and thresholds.
Urine Drug Screens (50.00)- A test that analyzes urine for the presence of certain illegal drugs.
Urine Drug Screen Collections- Collecting of a urine specimen to send to Lab for analyzes. Turnaround time on collections for send out is usually 48-72 hours.
Rapid Urine Drug Screens- Drug screens performed in the clinic that offer instant results.
Breath alcohol tests (BAT) (30.00)- A breath alcohol test measures how much alcohol is in the air you breathe out.
Vaccinations- Whether it’s an annual flu shot or a travel- required vaccine our vaccination services can help keep your employees safe and healthy.
Travel- require vaccinations
Injury Management for work-related injuries and illness- New worker compensation injuries can be seen same day with an appointment Monday-Thursday 8:00am -4:00pm and Friday 8:00am-3:00pm at Capital Region Physicians Occupational Medicine Clinic.
Work Injury Rehabilitation- the process of assisting someone to return to work after sustaining an injury.
On-site Services- Clinicians will go on site to perform services if needed. Call (573) 896-1197 if you’re interested in setting up on site services. On site services we offer include:
Blood Pressure Screenings
Blood Sugar Screenings
Body Composition Testing
Color Vision Screening
Colorectal Cancer Take-Home Test
Diabetic Foot Screening
Flexibility and Range of Motion Tests
Grip Strength Measurement
Health Fairs- bundling services together for easy on site access
Prostate Specific Antigen (recommended for men of 40 years of age)
Pulmonary Function Test
Safe Lifting and Body Mechanics Assessment
Total Cholesterol Screening
Vaccinations- flu shot clinics
New worker compensation injuries can be seen in-clinic, same day, with an appointment.
Hours of operation:
Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Additionally, we offer extended care at our neighboring Edgewood Urgent Care location, after the Occupational Medicine clinic closes, until 6:00 pm, Mon-Fri. Urgent care is also available Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
If urgent care is utilized for initial treatment and follow-up care is required, the employee will be scheduled with Capital Region Physicians - Occupational Medicine.