Occupational Medicine in Lewisville, TX

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What is Occupational Medicine?

At BHFS Medical and Behavioral Services, we offer occupational medicine services. Occupational health, as it's sometimes called, focuses on the prevention and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses. Our physicians are specially trained in diagnosing work-related injuries and illnesses, making them more effective at this treatment than a standard general practitioner. We are up to date on workers' comp, as well as OSHA, FAA, and DOT guidelines so we meet required expectations. Our friendly team is available to work with employers and assist in creating a return-to-work program following an employee's injury. We know how important your workers are so we are here to help them get back to work as soon as possible. For more information, contact our clinical director Dr. Dwane Allen at our Lewisville, TX office.

How Does Occupational Medicine Benefit You?

Occupational medicine is of great value to both employees and employers. It ensures that employees who've been injured on the job get the quality medical attention they need, but it also benefits employers as our goal is to get your workers back to you as soon as it's safe. Having open and well-managed communication with our Lewisville, TX patients and employers helps us create a wonderful dynamic where both employees and employers benefit.

Employers: BHFS Medical and Behavioral Services works closely with employers to make sure they understand our services and how they can benefit from them the most. We are happy to provide a tour of our medical facility and are happy to tour your workplace if it will help us better understand your workplace conditions.

Employees: We treat and address each patient as an individual and not based on their case number. We use our vast amount of experience to create treatment plans that will help you get back to work as quickly as possible while ensuring you are healthy and able to avoid workplace injuries in the future.

Occupational medicine FAQs

What are an employer’s responsibilities under OSHA?

Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe work environment in Lewisville, TX. This includes offering employees a workplace without serious hazards and the tools needed to perform their job safely. BHFS Medical and Behavioral Services is up to date on the latest OSHA safety and health standards and can provide more information about your responsibilities during a consultation.

Why is a return to work screening important?

Not screening an injured worker before returning to work could increase your liability and endanger your employee. A physical exam can determine their ability to perform a wide range of motions and functions. We are also happy to give them the medical attention they need so they can return to their job quickly.

How long does an appointment take?

Most patients can complete a visit at BHFS Medical and Behavioral Services in about an hour. However, your visit times may vary based on your specific injury or reason for your visit. Patients can speed up the process by preparing for their appointment and bringing any necessary paperwork.

Workplace Wellness

At BHFS Medical and Behavioral Services, we are dedicated to helping Lewisville, TX and surrounding communities run smoothly. One way we can do this is by offering occupational medicine services that can help men and women get back to work and help employers create safe working conditions. For more information on the occupational health services we offer, contact clinical director Dr. Dwane Allen in Lewisville, TX today.

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