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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Our Occupational Health Division is our "PREVENT" and "DETECT" strategy for first line safety management.

Below you will find our services that focuses on protecting our staff, you and our partners in industry.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING


Testing Services

  • Pre Employment Testing
  • Pre Access Testing
  • Post Accident Testing
  • Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • Fully Qualified and Certified Technicians

Express Drug Testing

  • Available at any of our locations
  • Mobile services available
  • Results within minutes
  • Non-negative results are lab tested - see below

Drug Lab Test (Urine 7 panel DOT and Non-DOT)

  • Collected and then sent for testing in a SAMHSA and DOT certified laboratory
  • Negative results will be returned within 24 hours from receipt
  • Non-negative results within 48-72 hours of receipt.

Alcohol Testing- (DOT approved)

  • Legally defensible
  • Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is tested immediately
  • No lab time required - mobile, immediate screening

AUDIOMETRIC TESTING

Hearing Test

What We Offer:

  • OH&S recognized service
  • Available at any of our locations
  • Mobile services available

Why Do You Need It?

Alberta Requirements

  • An employer must provide, at the employer’s expense, the following audiometric tests for a worker exposed to excess noise:
    • an initial baseline test as soon as is practicable, but not later than six months after the worker is employed or within six months after a worker is exposed to excess noise because of a change in the worker’s duties or process conditions
    • not more than 12 months after the initial baseline test
    • at least every second year after the test

British Columbia Requirements

  • The employer must give workers who are exposed to noise that exceeds noise exposure limits:
    • an initial hearing test as soon as practicable after employment starts, but not later than 6 months after the start of employment
    • a test at least once every 12 months after the initial test

 

FACIAL FIT TESTING



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We Offer The Following:

  • Qualitative Fit Testing
    • qualitative fit test is a pass/fail test to assess respirator fit based on the individual's response to a test
  • Quantitative Fit Testing
    • quantitative fit test assesses respirator fit by numerically measuring leakage into the respirator with a PortaCount fit test machine.

A Fit Test Shall Be Carried Out

  • after completion of user screening
  • after or during training
  • prior to initial use of a tight-fitting respirator
  • when changes to a user’s physical condition (e.g., significant weight change or changes to facial or dental features) could affect the respirator fit
  • when there is a change in respirator (e.g., make, model, size)
  • when a respirator user experiences continued significant discomfort during use or difficulty in completing a successful user seal check
  • when there is a change in PPE use that could affect the respirator
  • at least every 2 years