All school bus driver applicants must have a physical examination as laid out by the office of the Illinois Department of Transportation performed by a licensed physician, who must complete a certificate for submission to the DOT.
Department of Transportation (DOT)
All Department of Transportation physicals are required to be performed by Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration certified providers. This regulation ensures that physicians can effectively determine if individuals meet the FMCSA standards.
The program is designed to help reduce the occurrence of vehicle related accidents by people requiring DOT certification.
All OSF Occupational Health physicians are certified to perform DOT examinations.
For more information, please review the Department of Transportation FMSCA website.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Pilots require a medical certificate before flying an aircraft solo. They must be examined by an FAA-designated aviation medical examiner.
Workers who are exposed to hazardous materials or other workplace risks need to have their health monitored closely to catch signs of illness as early as possible.
We can help you determine which federal standards apply to your workplace and perform the necessary medical surveillance.
OSHA often requires exams for employees exposed to:
- Hazardous waste
Medical surveillance exams are customized for the specific hazards in a workplace and may include:
- Lab testing
- Hearing testing
- Pulmonary function testing