AOMS specializes in customizing cost-effective industrial and occupational health services that will accommodate any occupational health and safety requirements.
With two state of the art occupational health centres in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, AOMS offers occupational health and emergency medical services to a broad spectrum of businesses, government and industry; including the offshore and onshore oil and gas and refining industries, mining, heavy industry, construction, municipalities and the fishing industries.
The occupational health centres are equipped to deliver a comprehensive range of occupational health services: Regulated occupational medical examinations, as well as the necessary biological screening/ testing that is required meeting the unique needs of industry. These include:
· All Seafarers
· Commercial / SCUBA Diving
· Canadian Immigration
· Travel Medical
Dr. C. O'Shea is the Director of Occupational Health with the organization and provides consultancy services to most of our clients, and occupational medical advice to all other health care staff. He is a fully certified occupational physician of the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine, June 1995, having received his Associate Membership of the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine in 1990.
Dr. C. McVicker is the Director of Emergency and Primary Care with the organization and provides consultancy services to most of our clients, and occupational medical advice to all other health care staff. Dr. McVicker also provides medical control and review for the organization. Dr. McVicker is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Occupational Medicine.
Other physicians in the AOMS office in St. John's include Dr. R. Parsons, Dr. S.A. Walker, and Dr. T. Humes. Other physicians in the AOMS office in Dartmouth include Dr. P. MacAulay, Dr. A. Williams, and Dr. J. MacDonald. We utilize the expertise of a specialized physician, Dr. K. Ledez and Dr. D. Pestell who are experts in hyperbaric and diving medicine, and are experienced in the area of offshore medicine. They provide ongoing technical advice and support to our organization and remote operations.
We have established a network of designated examining physicians across the island of Newfoundland and in Labrador as well as in the Maritimes and in other provinces throughout Canada. These physicians perform pre-employment medicals and independent medical assessments on our behalf for our clients and report directly to the occupational medical advisor in the AOMS head office in St. John's. They are provided with client specific and AOMS examining physician guidelines to ensure adherence to the principles of practice of occupational medicine.
Because of our clients' needs, we have formalized associations with other health care providers across the region in a variety of medical specialties. We have also formed strong relationships with allied health providers for physiotherapy, occupational and rehabilitation therapy, crisis intervention and counseling.