Fairview JobCare - Occupational Health Services

Firefighter Annual Assessment Basic SCBA User Exam

JobCare Occupational Health Services will work with you to meet your OSHA compliance needs. Our staff members are experienced in occupational health, critical care, and emergency nursing along with first hand firefighter experience and training in HAZMAT Response. We provide quality testing services with a working knowledge of the environment our clients are exposed to.

Our Annual Basic SCBA user exam consists of:

  • Health History Review
  • Vital Signs Assessment
  • Resting 12-lead EKG
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Non-drug urine Testing
  • Mandatory OSHA Medical Questionnaire

Supporting standards for reference include:

OSHA 1910.156 (b) (2) The employer shall not permit employees with known heart disease, epilepsy, or emphysema, to participate in fire brigade emergency activities…

OSHA 1910.134 (e) (1) The employer shall provide a medical evaluation to determine the employee’s ability to use a respirator…

OSHA 1910.120 (f) Medical surveillance…at least once every 12 months for each employee…

Our team is supported by licensed healthcare providers who specialize in occupational health issues. Testing will be reviewed and interpreted based on screening results. Confidential, individual reports are provided for each participant. The Fire Chief is provided with a listing of clearance for firefighting and any recommendations for follow-up if necessary.

To discuss details and costs regarding this service, call 218-312-3017.