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Welcome to
Occupational Health


Walter Reed National Military Center Bethesda

 
Occupational Health

Serving Employees With
  • Medical surveillance
  • Certification exams
  • Treatment and referral of acute and chronic occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Work area consultations such as indoor air quality, ergonomics and workers -compensation cases
  • Occupational illness and injury case management to restore workers to optimal function
  • Occupational audiology services in support of the hearing conservation program
  • Clinical consultative services
  • Preventive services such as immunizations to prevent disease due to occupational exposure
  • Health Promotion
Referrals

Referrals are accepted from outside activities on a space-available basis by appointment.

Patient Care Staff
  • Two board-certified occupational medicine physicians
  • Two occupational health nurses
  • Three occupational health technicians, and a secretary
Definitions

Medical Surveillance – Based on the Occupational Safety and Health Act, this program ensures healthful working conditions by administering tests to assess the possible health effects of the hazards that you face on your job. OSHA-mandated medical tests are conducted as well as tests for toxic chemical exposure.

Certification exams - Pre-placement exams to determine if you are fit for duty or medically qualified for your job.

Contact

Location
Building: 7 Floor: 2

Phone
DSN: 295-0786

Front Desk
(301) 295-0786

For General Appointing
(301) 295-6289

Information on Health Promotions
(301) 227-4931

Appointments
(301) 295-0786

Toll Free Out of Area Appointments
(866) 628-9633

Appointments

Hours of Operation
Clinic will close during the lunch hour (1200 - 1300)

Monday thru Wednesday, Friday
0730 - 1600

Thursday
730 - 1130