Occupational Medicine - Work Injuries

Occupational Medicine, was previously known as “Industrial Medicine” and today is known as “Occupational Health”. Occupational Health is a branch of medicine concerned with the maintenance of health in the workplace, including prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries, with secondary objectives of maintaining and increasing productivity and social adjustment in the workplace. 

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Expansive injury investigations

At every visit, our physicians will:

  • Obtain a thorough history, stressing the mechanism of the injury.
  • Determine the working diagnosis.
  • Review X-rays and other studies.
  • Determine work restrictions, if any.
  • Provide detailed notes on the same day and follow-up within 24-48 hours of the patient's visit.

You will be back on your feet as soon as possible

Whether the injury is to the hand, spine, arm or leg Premier Orthopaedic Associates maintains a reputation of providing high-quality Workers’ Compensation care in Southern New Jersey. One of the primary benefits of choosing Premier Orthopaedic Associates is the nature of the care we provide, limiting the employee’s time away from work. We understand the guidelines of reportable vs. non-reportable injuries. Our team will work diligently with the employer and carrier to provide both sides the result of our evaluation, to ensure a low MOD to help reduce premiums. We’ll diagnose the injury and perform regulatory examinations to have your worker back to their pre-injury baseline as quickly as possible. Premier Orthopaedic Associates strives to reduce overall workers’ compensation costs so your organization can focus on employee compensation and company growth.  

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We have you covered

Our Occupational Health services include but are not limited to:

  • Certified collection of standard and DOT drug screening
  • Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT)
  • DOT & non-DOT pre-employment physical
  • OSHA reportable vs. non-reportable incidents
  • Computerized OSHA hearing test
  • Work-related COVID management
  • Computerized spirometry testing
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)
  • Case Management
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Why Premier Orthopaedic Associates?

Premier Orthopaedic Associates offers an experienced team of workers compensation injury experts. This includes a separate and dedicated Workers' Compensation Care staff for appointment scheduling, care management, and case support. Our staff is in constant communication with patients, insurance case managers, and adjusters to optimize appointments, maintain health. Our physicians provide a unique insight and medical skill that can help you and your employees manage injuries and get back to work safely. Whether its diagnostic testing, physical therapy, bracing, or specializing advanced muscular-skeletal care, Premier Orthopaedic Associates has a comprehensive team dedicated to ensuring optimal care for work related injuries.

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