TEK is equipped to perform
comprehensive firefighter physicals according to NFPA
guidelines. Our offered services include the following:
Complete Physical Examination
– Including extensive review of medical history,
vision/hearing screening, vital signs, physical exam, and
Blood Work – Includes
CBC, blood chemistry, and cholesterol. PSA, Hepatitis B
immunity titer, and other tests are also available.
Audiometric Hearing Evaluation
– Comparison to thresholds per OSHA standards.
Respiratory Clearance –
Evaluation of the respiratory clearance form, coupled with
pulmonary function testing.
Respirator Fit Testing,
within OSHA guidelines.
Tuberculosis Mantoux Test
(PPD), with subsequent reading in 48-72 hours.
Urine Drug Screen and
breath alcohol testing, including medical review.
Hepatitis B, Tetanus, and Influenza vaccines are also
Charts and blood work will be evaluated by a licensed,
registered Physician Assistant and NYS licensed
Physician. The member’s level of clearance
(Interior/Exterior/Fire Police) will be forwarded to the
designated Fire Officer. EKG copies, lab results, and any
appropriate recommendations will be sent to each member.