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5 FAQs About the Depisteo VT1 Vision Screener Answered

7/2/20 3:10 PM / by Olivier Derei posted in Occupational Health, Vision Screening

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The Depisteo VT1 is a user-friendly vision screener capable of performing a variety of examinations, including depth perception, acuity, night vision, and much more. It connects with virtually any EMR software, making it easy for you to transfer test results to your current system. 

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How Depisteo Products Are Helping Evolve Occupational Health

7/1/20 3:16 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health, Vision Screening

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As in any healthcare profession, medical screening and diagnostic equipment is vital to the success of an occupational health programUsing high-quality, reliable tools ensures test results are accurate, which helps occupational health professionals better determine whether a person can safely return to their work duties. Thus, creating a safer work environment for everyone. 

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6 Tools Occupational Health Professionals Should Have

3/24/20 1:12 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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Just like any healthcare practitioner, an occupational health professional needs specific tools to do their job effectively. The tools below will help you determine if a patient is well enough to do the essential functions of their job: 

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5 Tests You Need on Your Vision Screener

3/24/20 12:44 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health, Vision Screening

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Looking to buy a new vision screener? It’s a big decision, and if you want to ensure you get the right one, there’s a lot of research that needs to be done. The last thing you want is to spend money on equipment, only to find out it can’t do what you need it to do. With so many options on the market, it’s best to ask as many questions as possible to ensure you’re getting everything you need. 

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7 Occupations that Can Benefit Most from Vision Screening

11/5/19 11:15 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health, Vision Screening

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Most jobs require the ability to see well in order to perform them effectively. However, there are some careers where vision is of the utmost importance. These professions require near-perfect vision in order for them to be performed effectively. Because of this, regular vision screening is critical to ensuring the job gets done safely and correctly.

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Getting Started with Spirometry

10/28/19 9:45 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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Thinking about expanding your testing capabilities to include spirometry? It is a useful, reliable, and easy-to-administer test that is great for detecting early change and progression of respiratory diseases that could be caused by conditions in the work environment. However, getting started with spirometry isn’t as easy as simply buying the equipment and testing.

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Traditional vs Tablet Audiometers in Occupational Health Hearing Tests

10/23/19 10:30 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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A few decades back, audiometer manufacturers started embracing microprocessor technology. Since then, smart phones, tablets, and wireless internet have emerged, ultimately leading to the advent of tablet audiometers. Manufacturers of these devices claim that they are clinically validated, ANSI and ISO compliant, NOAH certified, and HIPAA compliant. These devices, without a doubt, are easy to use, affordable, and innovative. However, can they compare to conventional hearing testing systems using microprocessor audiometers, electro-acoustic simulators, and noise-attenuating sound booths?

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Five Industrial Audiometers for Occupational Health Professionals

5/7/19 3:20 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Audiology Equipment, Occupational Health

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Are you looking to upgrade your industrial audiometry equipment? e3 Diagnostics has a selection of audiometers for occupational health professionals available from the world’s leading manufacturers. Here are Four worth checking out:

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10 Loudest Items on a Jobsite

4/30/19 1:16 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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Excessive exposure to loud noise is an unfortunate aspect of many jobs. When anyone is exposed to 8 hours of 85 dBA or higher every workday, without proper protection, damage can and usually does occur. So, which tools and equipment generate damaging levels of noise on the jobsite? Here’s a list of the top ten culprits, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Ototoxic Chemicals Commonly Found in the Workplace

3/7/19 2:11 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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Ototoxicants are chemicals that have been identified by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) as causing hearing loss and balance issues when inhaled, absorbed through the skin, or ingested. They are found in some pesticides, solvents, medications, and other chemicals found workplaces. And, according to OSHA, their negative effect on a person’s hearing increases when workers are also exposed to elevated noise levels.

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