Have you experienced a work-related injury? You're not alone; millions of individuals in the US face workplace injuries each year. Amidst the chaos of dealing with a recent injury in a busy workplace—juggling paperwork, navigating occupational health laws—it's easy to feel overwhelmed. We're here to assist you in determining the next steps for receiving the quality medical care you deserve and swiftly getting back on the path to healing.
Report Your Injury to Your Supervisor
If you've sustained an injury at work, the first crucial step is to report it to your supervisor. Don't feel embarrassed or downplay your injury; be honest about your pain level and any symptoms you may be experiencing. Informing your workplace promptly is vital, allowing them to take the necessary measures to secure the medical assistance you require. This could involve on-site first-aid treatment, arranging emergency medical help, or connecting you with a workers' comp doctor within their insurance network.
During this process, if your injury isn't a medical emergency, you'll likely need to fill out a workplace accident report. If not provided by a supervisor, create your own to ensure proper documentation of the injury's circumstances. Be sure to detail what you were doing when injured, who instructed you, and if there were any witnesses to the incident.
Seek Medical Help
Seeking immediate treatment is key to enhancing your chances of a swift and complete recovery. If your injury is potentially life-threatening, head to the emergency room without delay. Even if it's not an emergency, seeing a doctor promptly is crucial, but it's essential to choose the right one for your specific circumstances.
Selecting a provider approved by your employer and their insurance company ensures coverage for your medical care. According to the Michigan government's official website, "During the first 28 days when care begins, the State of Michigan’s Workers' Compensation Third Party Administrator, Sedgwick, has the right to select the medical care providers. After that 28-day period, you are free to change doctors if you wish." Fortunately, Michigan boasts a lengthy list of high-quality medical facilities approved to accept workers' compensation.
Visit an Approved Urgent Care Center
Approved urgent care centers offer an excellent option for receiving prompt, high-quality care for your workplace injury. If you've experienced a bone fracture or a significant fall at work, spending hours waiting in an emergency room is the last thing you need. When you're injured and missing work, waiting weeks for a doctor's appointment is not ideal. Urgent care centers welcome patients without appointments, allowing you to walk in and promptly receive treatment for your injury.
At MyHealth Urgent Care, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality Occupational Health Services, helping patients recover swiftly and return to work. With 13 conveniently located centers throughout southeast Michigan, we are always within reach when you need us. Our exceptional doctors provide both initial and follow-up care for injuries seven days a week, from 8 AM to 8 PM.
Our comprehensive services include:
Don't endure unnecessary waiting for your workplace injury to improve on its own, and avoid the extended wait times at emergency rooms or traditional doctor’s offices. Consult with your employer and their insurance company to explore the option of visiting an urgent care facility for your workplace injury – a quick and effective solution for your health needs.
At MyHealth Urgent Care, our Occupational Health Services are meticulously crafted to address the unique requirements of both employers and employees. We strive to strike a harmonious balance between providing compassionate employee healthcare and delivering a swift and efficient return-to-work service.
MyHealth Urgent Care establishes robust relationships with employers, ensuring that all Employee Services and Compliance requirements are not only met but surpassed. With 13 conveniently located facilities, we offer a comprehensive range of services to cater to all your employer needs. Our proficient facilities excel in handling both initial and follow-up care injuries, ensuring the seamless functioning of America’s workforce. Operating from 8 AM to 8 PM, seven days a week, our facilities prioritize accessibility and concentrate on quality and efficiency to minimize wait times.
Our commitment to timely and effective communication with employers fosters reliable relationships, positioning MyHealth Urgent Care as a leading provider in Occupational Services.
OUR Occupational Care Specialists are available 7 days a week for any Employer inquiries that you may have.
Please feel free to reach out to them and one of our specialists will get back to you within one business day.
Department of Transportation (DOT) Physicals for Commercial Drivers
To remain compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), all commercial drivers must possess a valid DOT certificate. Our team includes licensed medical examiners ready to conduct the necessary physical examination, ensuring your ability to safely operate a commercial vehicle. Upon successfully passing the physical exam, we can promptly sign your medical certificate.
Our providers possess an in-depth understanding of DOT rules and regulations and are committed to assisting you in taking the driver's seat with confidence. Your safety and compliance are our top priorities.
Our Occupational Health Services are uniquely tailored to meet the specific needs of employers and employees in ways that balance compassionate employee health care with fast and efficient return to work.
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31200 Mound Road, Warren, Michigan 48092, United States