If your job is considered “safety sensitive” by the Department of Transportation (DOT), you are required to have a regular physical to be compliant and continue working. This DOT examination is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. To help make sure that the process goes a smoothly as possible, here is what you should expect.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY DOT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION?
- Commercial drivers will need to bring a complete list of medications, the name and address of the prescribing doctor, and the dosage.
- Drivers with vision or hearing impairments will need to bring their glasses, contacts, or hearing aids
- Drivers with diabetes must have the blood sugar level under control. You will need to bring your most recent Hemoglobin A1C (HgAIC) lab test results.
WHAT WILL THE EXAMINATION COVER?
The overall exam will cover general health, vision tests, hearing tests, blood pressure/pulse, and a urinalysis.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND FORMS
Additional information and forms regarding the DOT Examination are available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website.
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