Faculty/Staff Occupational Health
Screening and Surveillance Programs
Screening and surveillance programs offered by Occupational Health include the following:
Animal Handler Exams
Asbestos Exposure Surveillance - OHC works with departments and EH&S specialists in complying with asbestos laws and regulations. Persons with significant current or past history of asbestos exposure while working for UCB, as defined by the OSHA Asbestos Standard, may be enrolled in the OHC Asbestos Program. Services include review of medical history, screening spirometry (breathing test) and periodic chest-xrays.
California Police Officer Medical Examinations
FBI Training Medical Examinations
DOT Intrastate Commercial Driver's Medical Examinations
Hearing Conservation Program - Occupational Health and The Office of Environment Health & Safety (EH&S) together administer a Hearing Conservation Program designed to protect faculty, staff and students from hearing loss due to exposure to loud noise, i.e., exposure to noise above 85 decibels as an eight-hour time-weighted average.You may need to be enrolled in the Hearing Conservation Program if you work in any area where you have to raise your voice to be understood at arm's length. If you feel your work area may have unhealthy levels of noise, contact EH&S at (510) 642-3073.
Lead Exposure Surveillance
Polar Travel Medical Examinations
Research Exposure Medical Examinations
Respirator Medical Clearance - The UCB Respiratory Protection Program is administered by EH&S and is designed to protect the respiratory health of UCB employees who may be exposed to potentially harmful airborne substances. The Occupational Health Clinic provides medical evaluations for the user before being fitted for a respirator by EH&S. Evaluation includes a medical questionnaire and may include an examination or breathing tests. It is important that potential respirator users go through all the steps of obtaining a respirator as outlined in this fact sheet from the EH&S website.
TB Exposure Surveillance