At Kamloops Healthcare Services, we offer a broad range of occupational health services in Kamloops including drug testing, medical exams, alcohol testing and regular health checks. We use some of the best medical equipment to administer tests and deliver accurate results in a timely manner. We have experienced nurses who are fully equipped and have the know-how of using the latest technological machines. Our team also ensures the full confidentiality of our clients and take the initiative to communicate about any unforeseen health problems once we get the reports.
Pre-employment Physical & Medical Exams
Pre-employment medical and physical exams play a pivotal role in ensuring safety at the workplace. It is a necessary step in the employment process and may include a drug test besides a complete physical examination. It brings the potential health problems to the subject’s attention, thereby providing an avenue for correction without posing a danger to the other employees. An important consideration in such tests is maintaining confidentiality and promoting the overall wellbeing of the employees.
Spirometry testing is an effective way to diagnose chronic lung disorders such as COPD, asthma, restrictive lung disease and other pulmonary disorders. Spirometry comprises a group of tests known as pulmonary function tests to detect the health status of your lungs. At Kamloops Healthcare Services, we have the state-of-the-art medical infrastructure and advanced technology that provides secure and accurate results for effective and timely interpretation. The hand-held spirometer KOKO® Sx 1000 that we use has been known for its dependability, high performance and low cost.
These tests are usually conducted at the workplaces without having to visit clinics outside the office. It saves time and money for both employers and employees as they can be tested at work. It also enables quick decision-making with respect to the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of any health issue. At Kamloops Healthcare Services, we have rich industry experience in providing effective point-of-site testing solutions to all types of businesses.
Breath Alcohol Testing
Alcohol tests can successfully measure the presence of alcohol in breath for up to 24 hours. We use Alco-Sensor® IV to detect the alcohol breath concentration in a person. This handheld breath alcohol tester is a widely used breath testing machine today. Our practitioners are well-versed with the application of the machine and have the expertise to analyze the results for a conclusive and dependable interpretation.
Saliva Alcohol Testing
Alcohol screening tests are reliable tests that help your healthcare provider warn you about the early signs of becoming an alcoholic. Each test follows the need to follow preventive measures to help prevent the development of addiction. Our alcohol saliva testing technicians are highly trained and carry extensive experience in the alcohol screening equipment they use. Saliva alcohol testing is highly efficient in giving the most accurate results for recent alcohol use.
We provide complete and convenient testing for small companies with an employee strength of up to 12 employees. Our mobile laboratory provides an avenue for high-quality testing for you and your employees. Mobile testing gives you the maximum chance of identifying substance abuse as your employees will not be able to prepare to give a false sample. They will show up in the office like they do every day and will have to give their sample on the spot.
Audiometry screening tests assess your ability to hear sounds. We use Tracor RA500 which is the best-in-class audiometer. It gives us the ability to customize the audiometer to fit your industrial testing needs. Having years of extensive experience in occupational hearing testing, we have become your perfect choice for getting your employees’ hearing ability tested, particularly for workers that get frequently exposed to loud sounds such as factory workers and sawmill workers.
Vision screening is a crucial testing technique if you have employees who work as truck drivers or a job that requires a perfect vision. Such procedures are often brief and can forewarn against serious health problems such as diabetes, high cholesterol and certain types of cancer. Vision testing is also helpful in diagnosing eye disorders such as cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. At Kamloops Healthcare Services, we provide basic vision testing solutions for your employees.
Lab-based full analysis providing detection of all known substances is also available.
"The “Know Your Numbers” health checks that Kamloops Healthcare Services provided our employees created a buzz around the worksite. With an overwhelming percentage of our workforce taking part, it got our employees thinking and focusing on their personal health. Employees are already asking about next year so they can see and track progress from changes they plan on making in their personal health."
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