Pre-employment physical for firefighters

Fire departments employment physicals for all applicants. Components of this evaluation include the following:

  • Complete medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests: chemistries (SMA 20)
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Audiogram
  • Vision screen
  • Chest x-ray
  • Urinalysis
  • Back x-ray

These employment physicals are performed by a contracted physician who makes a determination regarding medical clearance for fire-fighting duties and forwards this decision to the Fire Department recruitment section.

Learn more about employment physicals for firefighters here.

Contact (843) 554-1029, Carolina Center for Occupational Health for a firefighter employment physical today.