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Occupational medicine

Occupational medicine is a specialty concerned with maintaining workplace health, including treating injuries or illnesses. Specialists perform services such as annual physicals, drug screening, injury prevention education, health coaching and health risk assessments.


Occupational health and safety programs in Asheville, NC

Your workplace should always remain safe, efficient and comfortable.

Every workplace has potential ergonomic risk factors. Mission Health's post-acute services provider, CarePartners, is here to help keep your employees free from work-related incidents.

Occupational medicine program

Our specialists are dedicated to workplace safety, offering ergonomic assessments, functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) and therapy for work-related injuries.

Workplace safety services for your company

Our primary objective is helping you minimize risk for your employees, while creating a safer, more efficient work setting. Our team includes skilled experts certified in ergonomic assessment (CEAS I), ergonomic assessment for an aging workforce (CEAS II), functional capacity evaluation and essential function evaluation (CEFE).

For more information about what we can do to transform your work environment, or to help you or an employee return to work safely, call (828) 209-0900 or email industrial@carepartners.org.

We can provide you and your team members the following:

  • Employment-related services — We provide on-site observation, measurement and written documentation of the physical demands and essential functions of specific jobs for the purpose of employment testing.
  • Ergonomic analysis and worker behavior recommendations — Improve safety, comfort and efficiency in your work environment with a thorough assessment of its ergonomic risk factors. A certified medical professional will provide on-site observation and measurement in order to identify risk factors and recommend low- or no-cost corrective actions.
  • Functional capacity evaluations — FCEs are an unbiased, detailed assessment and documentation of an individual employee’s ability to safely perform the physical demands of their job. This is an essential step in making disability determinations, as well as deciding if an employee is ready to return to work after an injury.
  • Industrial rehabilitation — These programs help employees return to work who have been sidelined by an injury, illness or surgery. We collaborate with you and your employee to develop the best strategies for fostering a seamless transition back into their work routine, including alternatives for certain job tasks, functions and physical placements.
  • Injury prevention targeted stretch programs — We can teach your employees customized, job-specific stretches that help reduce risk for injury, counteract fatigue and enhance productivity.
  • On-site therapy — Our licensed physical therapists can provide proactive, on-site physical therapy services for the convenient management of musculoskeletal issues.
  • Therapy for work-related injuries program — For employees who are recovering from a work-related injury, we provide job-simulated conditioning programs that emphasize a safe return to work.

Our Occupational medicine Locations

Currently Viewing:

CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital
68 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
 (828) 277 - 4800

Currently Viewing:

CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital
68 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
 (828) 277 - 4800

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