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|Contact Us||Hours of Operation|
Main: (254) 286-7232
FAX: (254) 286-7229
Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and
Noon (12:00 p.m.) - 4:00 p.m.
Across from the Emergency Department
Fort Hood, TX 76544
Pre-placement and annual health assessments:
- For Department of the Army and Non-Appropriated Fund Civilians
Job Injury Reporting:
- For civilian employees assigned to Medical, Dental, and VETCOM Activities only
- All other Department of the Army civilian employees must contact the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center
- Contract employees must contact their employers
Workers Compensation Claims:
- Department of the Army Civilians who work for the Medical and Dental Activities file claims with their immediate supervisor. Employee then should take original signed copy to CPOC and bring a copy to Occupational Health.
- Non-Appropriated Fund and other Department of the Army Civilians file claims at the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center
- Contract employees file claims with their employers
- All pregnant soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians and Non-Appropriated Fund employees attend a briefing to have their work evaluated to ensure a safe work environment during their pregnancy. Classes are held every Thursday at 10:00 am at the Occupational Health Clinic.
- All of Fort Hood Department of the Army Civilians and Non-Appropriated Fund employees and Medical Activity active duty receive medical evaluations prior to respirator fit testing.
- In the event of a splash/sharp injury, the employ should notify the supervisor and report to the emergency room department with the completed Staff Incident/Injury Report- CRDAMC Form 413 (REV) within one hour of the incident.
- All of Fort Hood Active Duty, Department of the Army Civilians and Non-Appropriated Fund employees receive counseling and are followed at 6 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months after a contaminated sharp or splash injury.
- All of Fort Hood Department of the Army Civilians and Non-Appropriated Fund employees and Medical Activity active duty may request a worksite or ergonomic evaluation.
The Occupational Health Clinic works to reduce the risk and incidence of work related illnesses and injuries for Department of Defense personnel at Fort Hood by focusing on three areas:
- Primary Prevention – Prevention of exposures that cause occupational illnesses or injuries.
- Secondary Prevention – Early intervention strategies to prevent at-risk individuals from developing clinical symptoms or diseases.
- Tertiary Prevention – The detection and limitation of nonreversible health effects.
The Occupational Health Clinic performs many functions, including:
- Medical surveillance and interventions
- Pre-employment physicals
- Health hazard education
- Vision conservation
- Immunizations and prophylaxis
- Reproductive health
- Epidemiological investigations
- Data collection
- Deployment readiness, planning and support
- Worker's compensation
- Worksite evaluations
- Counseling and education for sharps/splash injuries
- Hearing conservation
- Respirator medical clearance
- Laser surveillance
- Injury prevention and control
- Chronic disease education and prevention
- Recordkeeping and reporting
Data Acquisition and Health Maintenance
Integrated Occupational Health Information for assessing the worker and worker population. Employees are encouraged to schedule an appointment on their birth month for an annual evaluation. This evaluation includes:
- Hearing conservation
- Vision screening
- Vital signs
- Laboratory testing
- Pulmonary function testing
- Radiology reports
- When a sharps or splash injury occurs go to the emergency department at CRDAMC within one of the incident. Active Duty and Department of the Army Civilians should follow–up with the Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) within 72 hours of the incident. Please bring the completed CRDAMC Form 413 (Rev) and the source patient's information. Contracting employee's follow–up with their contracting employers.
Data Analysis And Intervention
Follow-up exams and testing will be scheduled as necessary
Worksite Health Hazard Evaluation
- Pregnancy Surveillance
- Hazardous/Medical Waste
- Worksite Visits - When notified of a potential worksite hazard, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene personnel visit the site to identify the hazard and recommend corrective action.
page last modified on: 5/7/2013