Correctional Services

Promoting Safety and Health in the Corrections Sector

At Work Health Solutions, we understand a correctional facility’s unique needs and requirements. That’s why we design robust and customizable health and safety programs to align with your specific needs perfectly. From medical respirator clearances and fit testing to providing on-site emergency care and initiating Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens (BBFE) protocols, we ensure that your correctional staff receives comprehensive and efficient medical support.

Our expert clinicians, specialized in occupational medicine, are dedicated to promoting the well-being of your employees and reducing workers’ comp costs and recordables. With a diligent focus on preventative care, we empower a safer and healthier environment within the corrections industry.a

Why Work Health Solutions?

Unlock the Work Health Solutions advantage as your trusted occupational health partner in the corrections sector. Our distinguished agile and flexible approach sets us apart, providing comprehensive services designed to meet your unique needs. Redefining occupational health, we prioritize your well-being and safety through innovative strategies and personalized solutions. Experience the benefits of our unwavering commitment to excellence as we elevate occupational health standards, fostering a healthier and more productive workforce in your correctional facility.

For Your Customized Program and Pricing

Occupational health programs customized for your facility

Flexible

Custom programs and a choice of five different delivery methods.

Agile

Agility in responding to changes in health regulations and standards.

Comprehensive

Over 115+ services and we will add new services upon request.

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Medical Respirator Clearances
and Fit Testing

Ensuring proper respirator use to minimize respiratory hazards.

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Onsite Emergency Care
and Initiation of BBFE

Immediate medical attention and prevention of bloodborne and airborne pathogen risks.

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Drug Testing

Creating a drug-free and safe correctional environment.

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Triage Injury Assessments

On-site healthcare services providing immediate assessments to injured staff.

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Return to Work Evaluations

Expert evaluation and support for employees returning to work after an injury.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Comprehensive health assessments for prospective employees.

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Vaccination Programs

Ensuring your workforce is protected against preventable illnesses.

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Physical Wellness Programs

Customized programs to foster the well-being of your staff.

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Medical Directorship

Flexible and expert fractional medical directorships to oversee your occupational health programs.

Local, Convenient Medical Centers

In the corrections sector, our health centers offer a multitude of benefits for both employers and employees in need of occupational health services. Strategically located near correctional facilities, our convenient centers provide quick access to essential medical care. Our dedicated team of healthcare professionals ensures personalized attention, guaranteeing a seamless and efficient experience for all involved.

Get occupational health where it's most convenient - at your facility.

Boost productivity and decrease absenteeism in the corrections industry by prioritizing your employees’ well-being through an onsite health clinic. Our clinic offers timely and efficient medical care, allowing your staff to receive prompt attention without lengthy appointments or taking time off from work.

Mobile Medical Services for Multiple Locations

Discover the ease and efficiency of mobile occupational health services tailored for the corrections industry. Our comprehensive on-site and remote medical care includes physical exams, testing, and injury treatment, all designed to save time and reduce travel expenses for your employees. Experience convenient healthcare solutions that prioritize your staff’s well-being.

The Benefits of Occ Med for Corrections

1. Improve Employee Health and Well-being

By implementing health and wellness programs, corrections workers can receive timely and efficient medical care through onsite clinics and injury prevention initiatives. This proactive approach to healthcare reduces the likelihood of work-related injuries and illnesses, leading to improved overall well-being and job satisfaction among staff members.

2.Reduce Absenteeism and Healthcare Cost

Occupational health programs, such as onsite clinics and employee wellness initiatives, can help reduce absenteeism by providing convenient and immediate access to medical care. By addressing health issues promptly, corrections workers are more likely to return to work sooner, minimizing the impact on productivity and reducing healthcare costs for the institution.

3. Enhance Workplace Safety

Injury prevention measures, such as ergonomic assessments and safety training, contribute to creating a safer work environment for corrections workers. By identifying and addressing potential hazards, the likelihood of work-related injuries decreases, ensuring a safer and more secure workplace for both staff members and inmates.

Don't miss out on the benefits of our all-in-one occupational health solution; contact us today to learn how our 115+ services and flexible program implementation options can support your business.

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Health and Safety Risk Factors for Corrections Facilities Staff

Working in corrections facilities is a demanding job, and staff members face unique health and safety risks. Health risks include exposure to infectious diseases and asbestos. Mental health is also affected, with high rates of depression, anxiety, and even PTSD. Safety risks involve violence and the use of force from inmates, along with poor working conditions.

Mitigating these risks is vital. Strategies include implementing safety policies, providing training and education, conducting hazard assessments, enhancing infection control measures, and offering mental health support.

Prioritizing staff health and safety is essential in corrections facilities, leading to a safer, healthier work environment for staff members and inmates.

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Dr. Michael Tenison

A series of notable accomplishments distinguish Dr. Michael Tenison’s career in medical operations and healthcare management:

  • Successfully led medical operations at a national healthcare provider, focusing on optimizing healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.
  • Oversaw the regional medical practices in key markets like Oregon and Northern California, ensuring consistent, quality medical care and service delivery.
  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership in building and mentoring a large medical provider team, enhancing team performance and patient care standards.
  • Implemented strategic company policies and protocols, significantly improving center efficiency, clinical quality, and patient experiences.
  • Played a pivotal role in financial planning and identifying growth opportunities for healthcare services, contributing to the organization’s overall success.
  • Served as a primary point of contact for regional employer clients and insurance companies, fostering strong relationships and effective communication.
  • Maintained high medical care and case management standards through diligent supervision, chart audits, and performance metric analysis.

Dr. Matt Feeley

Dr. Matt Feeley is a renowned figure in military aviation medicine, with a robust background in occupational and environmental medicine from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

  • Former Naval Flight Surgeon, exemplifying his expertise in aerospace medicine and commitment to military health.
  • Served with distinction at NSA Bahrain and HSM-37, earning the COMPACFLT Flight Surgeon of the Year award for exceptional medical service.
  • Supported U.S. Marines VMFA-323 aboard the USS Nimitz, MACG-38, and VMU-3, demonstrating versatility and leadership in diverse medical environments.
  • Broad interests and significant contributions in global health, corporate medicine, and aerospace medicine, highlighting his multidisciplinary approach.
  • Proven track record as a dynamic leader, well-equipped to face the challenges in a fractional medical directorship role with innovative solutions.

Dr. Glen Cheng

A physician-attorney with a dedication to healthcare innovation, informatics, and digital health.

  • Currently spearheads employee health protection and promotion within the VA Pittsburgh Health Care System.
  • Trained in residency at Harvard, achieving board certification as a physician; also a licensed patent attorney with experience as FDA regulatory counsel.
  • Co-founded Acceleromics, a consulting firm providing clinical and regulatory guidance to digital health startups.

Erin Davis

 Chief Clinical Officer at Work Health Solutions, certified in Adult-Gerontology (AGNP-C) and Athletic Training (ATC).

  • Oversees clinical operations and ensures high clinical standards across the company’s national field staff.
  • Former Manager of Clinic Operations and Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner at Stanford University Occupational Health Center (SUOHC).
  • Specialized in treating occupational injuries and illnesses, and provided medical surveillance and travel medicine consults at Stanford and SLAC National Accelerator Lab.
  • Dedicated to sports and occupational injury treatment and prevention.
  • Assistant Clinical Faculty at UCSF, mentoring students in clinical rotations within the Adult Gerontology and Occupational and Environmental Health Program.
  • Holds leadership roles as Treasurer and President Elect of the California El Camino Real Association of Occupational Health Nurses (CECRAOHN), affiliated with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN).

Dr. Robert Goldsmith

Expert in benefits design and onsite innovation with specialization in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Previous role as Executive Director for Employee Health at Novartis Services, Inc., leading health services and clinical support.
  • Instrumental in creating an integrated healthcare system at Novartis.
  • Former private practice in internal medicine in Stamford, Connecticut, and Medical Director consultant for GTE Corporation.
  • Transitioned to GE as a Global Medical Director in 2000.
  • Holds a medical degree from Albert Einstein College, an MPH from the University of Connecticut, and completed training at Greenwich Hospital and Yale-New Haven Medical Center.
  • Assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the Vagelos School of Medicine, Columbia University.
  • Serves as a team physician for high school athletes in Stamford.
  • Published works on occupational health risks, primary prevention, and exercise-induced asthma.