Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health :: Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

The Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (TIOSH®) is the occupational and environmental medicine program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. TIOSH® was created to offer a total program concept to assist companies and their employees in meeting the goal of a safer and healthier workplace and by design maintains UT Health Northeast’s three pronged mission to provide patient care and to conduct education and research.

TIOSH® not only emphasizes occupational medicine from the diagnostic and therapeutic standpoints, but also promotes occupational health from the classic safety as well as preventive approaches. TIOSH® plays a critical consultative role in policy development for industry and fulfills a variety of educational and training needs.

The Occupational Health Clinic is a member of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC). AOEC is a national network of clinical facilities dedicated to research and education as well as the prevention and treatment of occupational/environmental diseases.
See our website: TIOSH® Occupational Health Clinic

  • Preplacement and Return-To-Work Exams Suitably Tailored to the Situation
  • Department of Transportation Examinations
  • Periodic Health Assessments
  • Targeted Medical Surveillance Programs: (Ex: Asbestos, Benzene, Lead, and Hazardous Waste Surveillance)
  • Respirator Clearance Evaluations
  • Spirometric Surveillance Programs
  • Certified B-Reading Capability
  • Pure Tone Audiometry (meeting OSHA Standards)
  • Titmus Vision Testing
  • Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Testing
  • Urine Drug Screening
  • State of the Art Physical Therapy with pre-work screens
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Work-Related Illness and Minor Injury
  • Plant Walk-Throughs
  • Physician Consultation (Ex: Assistance with Regulatory Requirements, Workers’ Compensation Case Review,Work-Relatedness of Disease)
  • Health Promotion Activities
  • Hearing Conservation Education
  • Health Risk Assessment
  • Vaccination Programs