Occupational Health

Hours & Contact Info

  • Office Hours
  • M - F: 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • Phone
  • 301-405-3153
  • Fax
  • 301-405-9755


  • Information


  • Emergency


Located on the ground floor of the Health Center, room 0106, the Occupational Health Unit provides a number of work-related services to employees. Occupational Health works closely with the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability, and Risk to create and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.



  • Pre-placement physical examinations for certain jobs on campus prior to starting work. Examinations may require further evaluation which may include pulmonary function testing, x-ray, lab work, or referral to a specialist.
  • Pre-placement forms for the Animal Handler Program and the Respirator Program. These forms must be completed prior to enrolling in either program.
  • Work-related immunizations such as Hepatitis B; Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap), Influenza, and Rabies.
  • Tuberculosis screening and testing
  • Medical surveillance for employees exposed to hazardous materials; working with asbestos, silica, noise, and pesticides; and employees with certain laboratory exposures.
  • Initial and periodic health assessment for employees in need of Department of Transportation (DOT) certificates.
  • Consultation and education on occupational health concerns.