FAQs

Do you provide the respirators?

We ask that the employer provides a variety of respirator sizes. If you need respirators OMD can sale them to you.

Whats included in the Respirator Fit Test?

  • 20 minute classroom style power point respiratory safety course
  • 10 minute OSHA training video
  • Hands on demonstration with class participation
  • Respirator specific educational handouts
  • OMD online OSHA mandated medical clearance
  • Customized laminated wallet fit test cards
  • Documentation for employer
  • Electronic employee records
  • Ongoing healthcare clinician support

**Short on time for complete training and education? We can Fast-track the training and education. Call for details.

Can we come to your office for services?

OMD is strictly mobile with our employees always out in the field and this is what makes us great because thats how we save you money and time by coming to your jobsite. However, our office can acoomodate by appointment only. We do not recommed coming to the office as there would be a higher minimal day testing fee. OMD suggest a clinic for single testing appointments.

How many employees will it take for OMD to come out?

OMD doesn’t place a number of employees or tests that we will do, rather we set a minimal day fee. Please call for details

Do you offer discounts for multiple services or larger groups?

Yes we do. Please call for details

Do you bring out work trucks to our site?

Work trucks depend on the size of project. If it is a smaller groups our clinicians bring out their personnel vehicles. However, our hearing division ALWAYS brings out a work truck (minimal day fee needs to be met).

Are your employees trained and certified?

Yes. All employees are certified within the scope of the services and we are constanly training and monitoring our staffs performance. We are Respiratory Therapist & Licensed Healthcare Clinicians so we know our stuff!

What if I dont know what type of service my employee needs?

Please call or email us and we will walk you through the details and answer all questions that you have. We want your employees protected and are here to help.

Do I need to fit test my employees if they are wearing a respirator voluntarily?

Before you can voluntarily use a respirator, your employer must ensure that its use does not present a health hazard to you. Remember, voluntary use is only permitted when your employer has determined that there is no airborne hazard that would require the use of a respirator. For more information about respirator use in your workplace, refer to these OSHA and NIOSH websites.

I have bad lungs, can I still do the PFT?

OMD is here to coach each individual in order to accomplish a PFT (spirometry) manuever. We have techniques that can assist you.

Why should I have my employees do a PFT?

As Respiratory Therapist we could give a long list of reasons why, however, to sum it up, education and treatment. If your employees are unaware of a lung condition they may have spirometry (PFT) is a diagnostic tool that can show this and then they can be treated and educated as to what is going on with their lungs.

Is Google Forms secure enough for questions on the Medical Clearance?

Yes, Google Forms responses are stored in a worksheet that can only be accessed through a Google account login. The transmission of data uses SSL to encrypt the data during transport (but not in storage) OMD then takes this information and transfers to our HIPPA compliance storage system. Your information is secure and private.

What are your office hours?

Our office is open everyday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Field hours 24/7 by appointment

What days and times can you come out to us?

We have a 24/7 schedule. Our employees work different shift to accomodate our clients.

How do I know if my employees need a PFT?

This is dependent on what type of exposure your employee will be encountering or if the medical clearance shows an indication to whether or not if its recommended.  Your safety coordinator would need to know the exposure and PFT (spirometry) should also be stated within the companies Respiratory Policy & Procedure program.

What's the difference between OMD clearance & the online clearance?

  1. The cost – OMD is included at no additional charge & online is $25.00
  2. The time – OMD takes 48 hours to clear & online is instant

What type of physicals does OMD perform & what's included?