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Occupational Testing

First Physicians offers top-notch occupational medical services to local businesses to help ensure the well-being of their employees. In addition to the Occupational Testing Center, we have five convenient locations with experts who can treat work-related illnesses and injuries.

For over 20 years, First Physicians has been the leader in occupational medicine in the Permian Basin. We provide care for injuries, including workers compensation, pre-employment, and DOT physicals and testing.

At First Physicians, we can do the following:

  • Teach workers how to prevent injuries and illnesses specific to their jobs and their actual physical environments
  • Provide professional medical care should anyone get hurt on the job, including both initial care and follow-up treatments
  • Manage medical care and treatment for workers who experience work-related exposures to such hazards as chemical agents, electrical sources, gasses and noxious fumes, or biological agents that can cause illness or injury
  • Help promote a healthy culture in the workplace by providing information on the importance of health maintenance behaviors such as smoking cessation, weight management, and stress reduction

The following services are provided at First Physicians Occupational Testing Center:


  • DOT (Department of Transportation)
  • Pre-employment
  • Return to work (clearance after an injury)


  • Pulmonary function
  • Respiratory fit test
  • Physical agility
  • Drug (urine and hair)
  • Breath (alcohol)
  • Nicotine
  • Hearing
  • Vision


Preventive Services:

  • Adult Immunizations
  • Travel medicine – prophylactic (preventive) medications and immunizations prior to travel
  • Workstation ergonomic evaluations
  • Diagnostic testing and surveillance screenings (labs and X-rays)

Occupational injuries can be treated in any of our other five locations should the need arise. Some of the injuries we can provide for include:

  • Orthopedic: back, extremities and joints (pain, strains, and sprains)
  • Slip-and-falls
  • Lacerations
  • Puncture wounds
  • Blunt-force trauma
  • Repetitive motion