OEM is the one specialty in medicine that focuses on the impact of health on work, and of work on health.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) physicians are trained to weigh all the evidence and answer the question: How do we safely return America to work in the age of COVID-19?


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What’s an OEM Provider?
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Providers are highly trained medical professionals who identify, prevent, and mitigate adverse effects of hazardous agents and conditions in the workplace and environment to preserve the health and safety of workers.

Why hire an OEM Provider?
OEM providers have the knowledge and the most up to date training to put proper safety measures in place to protect workers and limit the probability of COVID-19 spread in your workplace. Helping your company to not just reopen, but STAY open.

An OEM Provider can offer a variety of COVID-19 services and exams:

  • Consulting / Policies
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Testing
  • Return to Work Screening
  • Evaluation and Treatment
  • Work-Related Evaluation and Case Management
  • Impairment (Disability) Evaluation

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What is ACOEM?
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is the premier organization for OEM Providers that offers leadership to promote optimal health and safety of workers, workplaces, and environments by:

  • Educating healthcare / occupational health professionals and the public
  • Enhancing the quality of OEM practice
  • Guiding workplace and public policy
  • Advancing the field of OEM
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Learn More!

Register for ACOEM's January 23-24, 2021 virtual symposium, COVID-19: The Saga Continues - Successful Strategies for Keeping Safe at Work

Federal Resources for Return to Work

CDC: Guidance for Businesses and Workplaces

CDC: Industry-Specific Recommendations

OSHA: Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19