The importance of DOT physical examinations The DOT physical examination is an essential part of ensuring safety of the drivers and the public. The exam is a requirement for drivers to operate a CMV, this is to ensure that the person is medically qualified to operate a CMV. These drivers are held to a higher standard […]
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Questions about DOT/CDL: Do I need to carry my medical certificate while driving?
Do I need to carry my medical certificate while driving? When driving a CMV, drivers must carry their medical certificate at all times. Drivers should treat the certificate like a state issued drivers licensed. If you are due for a physical exam or need to renew your medical certification and need a DOT/CDL physical exam […]
Questions about DOT/CDL: Where can I get a DOT physical exam?
Where can I get a DOT physical exam? DOT physical exams can only be performed by Medical Examiners who have been licensed in accordance with state laws and regulations to perform physical exams. This can be a medical doctor, a physician assistant, advanced practice nurse. Our office, located in Levittown, serves the region in performing […]
Questions about DOT/CDL: Medical Review Officers and Medical Examiners
When applying or renewing your DOT license you are required to receive a physical exam by a Medical Examiner who is licensed in accordance with the State Laws to perform physicals examinations. A Medical Review Officer is a licensed physician who is responsible for reviewing lab results from employers drug testing programs. Industrial Health Care Center […]
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
Effective May 21, 2014 all CMV drivers must obtain medical certificates from Certified Medical Examiners listed on the National Registry. In compliance with the FMCSA, we meet the new requirements & are Certified Medical Examiners for DOT physical exams. All exams are performed by licensed medical professionals who are certified and registered by the Federal […]
Truck Driver Ergonomics: fitting the truck for the driver. Applying ergonomic principles in the workplace can greatly reduce the risk factors for injury and musculoskeletal disorders. Common risk factors: awkward posture, excessive force to move objects, repetitive prolonged actions and localized pressure. For truck drivers ergonomics are especially important. Sitting improperly puts stress on the...