Occupational Health strives to prevent work-related injuries and illness by monitoring, maintaining and promoting well being of all active duty and civilian employees. Services provided include, but are not limited to:
Occupational heath also serves as a liaison for the Injured/ Ill worker program.If you have any question or need to book an Appointment you can contact the occupational health department at 425-304-4083
Industrial hygiene (IH) is an applied science that includes the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards. Industrial Hygienists recognize, evaluate, and recommend methods of control. Workplace hazards can include:
The industrial hygienist conducts surveys in accordance with operational navy instruction and OSHA requirements. Consultationsare conducted to help afloat and shore based commands achieve/ maintain medical readiness of personnel and prevent occupational illness. For additional in information or scheduling contact the Industrial hygiene department at 425-304-4084
Periodic Health Assessment
The Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) department is responsible for active duty and reserve physicals on an annual basis or birth month recall. The PHA is a two part process. The Part I is the administration and review of the medical record, which updates patient’s health record and medical readiness, blood draws and immunizations. Part II is the appointment with a medical provider to review the part one and any health issues. The PHA will schedule Part II appointments with a provider. Any other questions can be answered by calling the PHA office at 425-304-4086.
Preventive Medicine provides specialty support to both shore and afloat commands. With increasing emphasis on the identification and resolution of preventable health problems, preventive medicine can assist commanders meet readiness responsibilities and improve community health. Support involves assistance in disease surveillance and control, environmental (including shipboard) sanitation, climatic injury prevention, as well as pest and disease vector control.
Specific programs Preventive Medicine provides:
v Specific programs Preventive Medicine provides: v Sexual health education v Respirator fit testing v Seasonal influenza vaccinations campaign v Food service inspections and training v Habitability inspections v Day-care inspections
For additional information on programs, services and scheduling contact the Preventive Medicine department at 425-304-4084 or 425-304-4085.