DOT Physical Merkel TX
Health Screenings USA provides DOT physicals at testing centers in Merkel TX and throughout the local area for commercial motor vehicle drivers who are required to take a DOT Physical Merkel TX for employment or to renew a medical certificate. With DOT physical Merkel TX testing centers throughout the area and with most locations within minutes of your home or office. Health Screenings USA can schedule your DOT medical examination in Merkel TX today! Health Screening USA also provides non DOT physicals for return to duty and fit for duty purposes.
The DOT physical examination conducted by a DOT approved medical examiner includes the following:
|Urine analysis||Vision/Hearing Test|
|Neurological Exam||Pulse/Blood Pressure|
|Heart/Lungs||Health History Review|
|Prescription Medication Review||General Medical Condition|
To schedule a DOT physical in Merkel TX Call (800) 219-7161 or click the schedule now button below.
Same Day Service Available.
DOT Drug Test, Breath Alcohol Test and DOT Required Consortium Enrollment Also Available.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Physical Requirements
Medical certificates are required by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) and may be issued upon successful completion for up to 24 months. Once you have successfully completed a DOT Physical for the FMCSA, it is important to note that there are specific State requirements for submitting medical certificates to the State Driver Licensing Agencies.
To review FMCSA DOT Medical examination requirements – CLICK HERE
When you arrive at the testing center for your DOT physical examination, please be prepared to provide a urine sample, have a list of any medications you are currently taking, have your corrective lenses (glasses or contacts) and any information relating to your health history.
A DOT physical examination is valid for up to 24 months, however the medical examiner may also issue a medical certificate for less than the standard 24 months, if certain health conditions require future monitoring.
Upon passing a DOT physical the medical examiner will furnish 1 copy of the DOT physical results to the person who was examined and then complete the medical examiners certificate.
Upon completion of the DOT medical examination the qualified medical examiner will complete your DOT physical form and note any issues requiring monitoring or any health concerns which may adversely affect your ability to receive or renew your DOT medical certificate.
The DOT physical is a highly regulated process established to ensure the safety of our nation’s highways and failing to hold a valid DOT medical certificate can result in significant fines and penalties.
USCG Coast Guard Physical Requirements
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) requires a medical certificate that serves as documentation that a mariner meeting the USCG required medical and physical standards. This medical certification is utilized to determine the medical fitness for mariners that will serve in specific safety sensitive capacities. There are two types of medical certificates required by the USCG which the CG-719- K (Qualified rated physical) or a CG-719-K/E (Entry level crewmember Physical) Click here for a full summary of the USCG Medical and Physical Requirements.
Who is required to complete a USCG 719K Physical (Officers)
This form/application is required for Officers and Mariners with a qualified rating. This examination must be completed within 12 months of the original application date or within 36 months if you are applying for a raise of grade. This physical may be completed by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner who is licensed within the US or a US territory. Click here for the CG 719K form
Who is required to complete a USCG 719 K/E Physical (Crewmembers)
This form/application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate is required for Entry Level Ratings (CG-719K/E) which is typically entry level mariners. The examination and form must be completed within 12 months of original application date. This physical may be completed by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner who is licensed within the US or a US territory. Click here for the CG 719K/E form.
Federal Aviation Administration Physical Requirements
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires a medical certificate under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Aviation Administration. In order to obtain a medical certificate, you must be examined by a FAA Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Upon successful completion of your medical examination the AME will complete the remainder of the FAA application form and if all requirements are met, you will be issued a valid medical certificate.
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