What is a B Reader X-Ray and Why is it So Important?

A B Reader describes a certified doctor by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). They must exhibit proficiency in classifying x-rays of pneumoconiosis. In 2013, pneumoconiosis resulted in 260,000 deaths globally, up from 251,000 deaths in 1990. Pneumoconiosis is any disease of the lungs caused by inhaling dust, causing it to be […]

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Safety with Respirable Silica

Be diligent about your safety when working with respirable silica! It could save your life. What is crystalline silica? This is a basic component of concrete, sand, granite and many other materials. If you work with sand blasting, glass etching, painting, jackhammers, asphalt, paving, ceramic manufacturing, tool and die, or construction — just to name […]

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Clearing Up Misconceptions About Urinalysis

At I & O Medical Centers, we work closely with our clients to build a protocol around each company’s needs. When patients come into our clinics for pre-employments, often they will be required to do a urinalysis as part of the hiring process. The majority of the time, companies will require a baseline physical and a drug screen […]

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Healthy Employees are Happy Employees

Workers who are physically active reap the following benefits for themselves: Lower blood pressure Decreased cortisol levels Better sleep Easier to maintain a healthy weight Improved mood Increased immune system Lower risk of heart disease Lower risk of cancer Lower risk of diabetes Decreased stress Decreased recovery time from illness or injury Higher self esteem […]

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Spring Seminar 2018 Recap

I & O Medical Centers would like to thank everyone who was able to come out and celebrate our 30th Anniversary Spring Seminar! It is such a pleasure to serve each and every company that we have been able to build such a great lasting relationship with. We had some wonderful speakers come to the […]

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