Working with hazardous substances can cause injury or illness. In order to ensure that faculty, staff, and students avoid unnecessary exposures and risks, certain personnel are monitored with periodic examinations. EHS works in coordination with the Hospital's Occupational Health Clinic to provide medical surveillance services such as physical examinations, biological testing and other medical surveillance needs as required.
The types of services provided to KUMC employees are:
In order to provide more information, the EHS office has created a series of Fact Sheets on relevant potential occupational health concerns. Links to these Fact Sheets can be found below.