Occupational Health Clinic
The Occupational Health Clinic assures a safe and healthful working environment for the military and civilian employees at Fort Bliss and William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
All visits to the OH Physician, except for acute injuries, must be made by appointment. Appointments are scheduled by contacting 915 569-2297. Other visits, like inprocessing, are on a walk in basis. Patients are reminded to show courtesy by notifying the Occupational Health Section of appointment cancellations. Children are not allowed in the Occupational Health Clinic.
- Pre-employment examinations for those individuals selected for positions with the Federal Government.
- Medical Surveillance examinations for employees working in areas with potential exposures to health hazards.
- Return-to-work evaluations are at the Supervisors’ discretion for employees absent from work for more than three (Ft. Bliss) or five (WBAMC) consecutive calendar days because of illness, injury or surgery.
- Pregnancy Surveillance Program is maintained to assure a safe and healthful work environment during pregnancy. All pregnant employees—military and civilians should notify Occupational Health Clinic as soon the pregnancy has been determined, if you feel the work environment may be hazardous.
- Tuberculosis Surveillance Program maintained for high-risk WBAMC, personnel to provide detection and control of tuberculosis.
- Job-Related Immunizations, as well as Influenza Immunization Program during the appropriate months.
- Employee education about Job-Related Hazards.
- On-the-Job Injuries: All employees are to report the on-the-job injury immediately to their supervisor, who then must complete a CA-1 and CA-16.
All employees who are injured on-the-job will report to the Emergency Room, WBAMC, with the CA-16 signed by their Supervisor.
After normal duty hours, all employees who are injured on-the-job will report to the Emergency Room, 3rd Floor with their signed CA-16. They will be given an evaluation and will be offered treatment, if they so desire.
All follow-up care will be provided at the Occupational Health Clinic by appointment with the OH Physician.
If any problems arise during your visit to the Occupational Health Clinic, please bring them to the attention of the Supervisory OH Nurse before leaving, or contact the Chief, Preventive Medicine Service at 568-4383. This will ensure that you receive either an explanation or remedial action.