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Occupational and Environmental Medicine Services for Patients and Referring Physicians Long Island

 

By supplementing the treatment primary care physicians and specialists provide to patients, our specialty offers particular insight into how job tasks and work environments impact health. Specifically, we help:

  • Implement changes to job tasks and the environment to reduce hazardous exposures.
  • Address concerns patients express related to toxins, chemicals, and other everyday exposures as wide ranging as mercury in fish to mold in the basement.

Services:
Environmental Exposures: Assessment and Management

  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Arsenic
  • Occupational asthma (clinical assessment of environmental causes of new onset and exacerbations, as well as home and workplace risk assessments)
  • Mold and building-related illnesses, home and workplace assessments
  • Asbestos surveillance exams

Indoor Air Quality Issues

  • Pollutants
  • Radon
  • Mold exposure home or workplace
  • Respiratory irritants
  • Carbon monoxide

Other Work Environment/Exposure Assessments

  • Repetitive strain and work-related injuries
  • Pesticide exposure
  • World Trade Center-9/11 health issues
  • Reproductive and infertility concerns in regards to exposures and chemicals

Toxicity Concerns from Consumer Items

  • Cell/smart phones
  • Toys
  • Food/water exposures
  • Cleaning agents

Other Work/Home Evaluations and Assessments

  • Assessing Return-to-Work readiness after injury/illness
  • Pre-employment, Fitness for Duty, and commercial driver evaluations
  • Jobsite evaluations for health and safety (with company consent)
  • Onsite home evaluations for potential harmful exposures
  • Illness and injuries from job tasks or work environments

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