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Vision Exam

Vision screening is administered as a portion of the medical exam, both pre-employment for candidates, as well as annually for incumbents. During the hiring process, they are conducted to screen for specific visual problems which may impact certain duties. These screenings are continued on an annual basis to allow the occupational health physician to identify changes in visual function or ocular health.

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Vision Exam

Hearing Exam

Public safety employees are at risk for occupational hearing loss due to possible long-term exposure to loud noises. Audiometry is a portion of the medical exam conducted during pre-employment to establish a baseline for candidates, as well as annually for incumbents as a screening tool to identify hearing loss.  In the event a member needs hearing aids, the screening records are utilized for workers' compensation purposes.

Prior to your hearing exam, please Submit Records Request.

Spirometry

Spirometry testing is administered as a portion of the medical exam during pre-employment for candidates, as well as annually for incumbents.  Spirometry tests assess specific factors of lung function for occupational safety.  They are continued on an annual basis to allow the occupational health physician to screen for lung disease.

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