OHS CARE Fixed Clinic & Mobile Services | Services
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servicesThe three OHSCARE branches, located in Johannesburg, Barberton and Durban provide services to a broad spectrum of clients.

offer initial, periodical and exit medicals conducted on a smaller scale.

Occupational Health Services cater for larger numbers and include the Full Medical Examination (initial, periodical or exit and the Height Medical Examination. Our mobile fleet includes five occupational health units and two x-ray units. With the co-operation of our clients these units have the capacity to conduct between 70-80 full medicals or 100 height medical examinations on site per day. We also offer a selection of tests and administrative services.

The Full Medical Examination
(initial, periodical or exit):

  • Occupational and Medical history documentation
  • Height, weight, blood pressure and urine analysis
  • Lung function test (FEV1, FVC and FVC %)
  • Vision screening (Snellen eye test);
  • Audiometric screening (Tremetrics RA300) – Baseline/screening audiogram – for employees exposed to noise above 85dB a baseline (2 audiograms) audiogram is required
  • Physical examination;
  • Large chest X-Ray (digital & conventional);
  • Special Titmus vision test (colour, depth perception, peripheral vision and visual acuity) can be performed on drivers and operators of heavy machinery.

The Height Medical Examination (Risk Driven):
Medical examinations required for people working at height in the construction industry are undertaken in accordance with the relevant regulations. More information is available on request.

Additional Services:
We also offer the following, either as separate services or add-ons to full medical examinations:

  • Biological monitoring;
  • Cannabis testing (dagga);
  • HIV testing;

Assistance with the compilation of annual reports for the DME; and submission of occupational diseases.

Administration & Documentation:

  • In addition to medical reports and certificates of fitness, a report containing feedback, recommendations and relevant data (statistics) is issued after completion of all medicals.
  • Medical fitness identification cards can be provided to enable visual identification of employees with restrictions on site.
  • An electronic database is set up in conjunction with the clients’ HR and Safety departments.
  • All data recorded by OHSCARE is e-mailed to clients enabling them to keep a current database of their Occupational Health issues.