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
- Vision screen
- Chest x-ray
- 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.