Houston Occupational Health Services
In Houston, occupational health services help to ensure the health and safety of employees and help protect employers, helping them stay compliant with health and safety laws. Houston occupational health services may include employment physicals, TB testing, vision and hearing screening, vaccination and antibody testing policies, respiratory health exams, and TB testing. Workplace occupational health laws vary by state, so it’s crucial for employers to become familiar with city and state laws.
Houston, TX workplace health relies on guidelines set by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). However, OSHA laws and guidelines do not preempt workplace occupational health laws in the city of Houston or the state.
Houston, TX does not have its own occupational health program but uses federal health and safety guidelines in private sector workplaces. However, the state of Texas does have some workplace health and safety laws for public workplace employers that are more strict than federal laws.
Health Street offers a variety of Houston occupational health services. Simply click the button below to register online. If you would like to schedule your appointment via phone or have any questions, please reach us at (281) 612-6482.
Houston Occupational Health Laws, Acts, and Legislation
Houston Antibody Testing
Since the rapid spread of COVID-19 in 2020, antibody testing has become increasingly common in Houston. The COVID-19 Antibody Test is performed by a simple blood draw to check for antibodies that protect against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that can be spread via food, water, or close contact with individuals who are infected. Although there is not currently a cure for hepatitis A, vaccination can prevent infection. The Hepatitis A Antibody Test can identify whether a person has immunity against this virus.
The hepatitis B virus can be spread via blood or semen, and can lead to serious and even chronic liver infections. The Hepatitis B Antibody Test can check a person’s blood for immunity against this virus.
Most often spread through blood or contaminated needles, hepatitis C can also result in adverse effects on the liver. Left untreated, a hepatitis C infection can create serious health issues. Use this antibody test to check for immunity against hepatitis C.
The below option is a package deal that checks for immunity against hepatitis A, B, and C all from one simple blood draw. These viruses can all attack the liver and lead to inflammation or more serious complications.
The MMR Titer is used to determine if an individual has immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella.
The varicella-zoster virus, or Chickenpox, is known to be a highly contagious virus that causes a red, itchy rash on the skin. Since infection or vaccination often happens at a young age, individuals may be unsure of their immunity. This antibody test can be used to determine immunity against the varicella virus.
This is a bundle of antibody tests that covers a wide range of antibodies, including varicella (Chickenpox), measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis B.
As our most comprehensive package for antibody testing, this option is a great choice for people looking for proof of immunity or for more information about their vaccination status. The Total Antibody Package includes antibody testing for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, varicella (Chickenpox), measles, mumps, and rubella.