OCCUPATIONAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB

Occupational Health Resources on the Web For Occupational Health information, including state and federal regulations, take a look at some of the sites listed here: 1.   Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA): www.osha.gov 2.   Department of Transportation (DOT): www.dot.gov 3.   National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME): https://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov/NRPublicUI/Drivers.seam 4.   Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA): http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ 5.   FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing information: http://www.dot.gov/odapc/part40 6.   Center […]

Crane operators can use a DOT physical certification to prove they are fit to work.

http://www.nccco.org/nccco/news-center/archived-press-releases/news/2016/09/28/nccco-clarifies-physical-requirements Even though the NCCCO certification medical form was not mandatory by any federal and state organizations. It was adopted as the standard for certification for crane operators. It now refers to the ASME B30 medical standard or defers to the DOT medical Certification ASME B30.5-3.1.2 (a) in order to be certified by CIC. 1.   Vision of at least 20/30 […]

BREATHING & COPD & SLEEP APNEA

Breathing Q&A Can a driver with lung disease get a DOT medical card? The medical examiner will evaluate your condition to determine how the lung disease may affect your ability to safely drive and perform other duties of a commercial driver. If you don’t have a medical opinion letter from a treating physician, you may […]

DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification

About the Exam A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination is conducted by a licensed “medical examiner.” The term includes, but is not limited to, doctors of medicine (MD), doctors of osteopathy (DO), physician assistants (PA), advanced practice nurses (APN), and doctors of chiropractic (DC). To find a medical examiner to conduct the DOT physical […]

DOT Physical Exams

The Department of Transportation requires all Commercial Drivers License (CDL) holders to receive periodic physical examinations, officially called a “Department of Transportation Medical Examination,” to ensure the ability of the driver to safely operate a commercial vehicle. Who Needs a DOT Physical? You are required to have a physical exam and carry a U.S. Department […]

DOT Medical Exam

DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle CertificationAbout the Exam A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination is conducted by a licensed “medical examiner.” The term includes, but is not limited to, doctors of medicine (MD), doctors of osteopathy (DO), physician assistants (PA), advanced practice nurses (APN), and doctors of chiropractic (DC). To find a […]