Health Education

Education and training to prevent illness and injury

Whether it's work or lifestyle related, the simplest and most cost-effective way to prevent illness and injury is through proper training and education. Occupational Health Services offers the following occupational medicine health education and disease prevention programs that work to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.


Our preventive services include:

  • On-site comprehensive health assessments
  • Skin cancer screenings
  • Prostate cancer screenings
  • Health coaching
  • Lunch and learns
  • Health management
  • Bloodborne pathogen (BBP) training
  • CPR/first aid training
  • AED training
  • Vaccinations

Employee wellness consulting

At Occupational Health Services, our preventive services team can assist you in creating an impactful employee wellness program.

Serving Columbia, Lexington and the greater Midlands region of South Carolina, we will consult with your team on all aspects of the program, provide on-site screenings and can assist with analyzing your data. Our screenings will establish a baseline of health needs for your employees that we can use to identify areas for improvement. From there, we can connect you to appropriate resources.

Our team of health educators can come on-site and meet with your employees one-on-one to discuss their health screening results. We can review ways to improve their health and help set them set healthy lifestyle goals. We can also assist you with evaluating your organizations policies, the environment of your organization, and anything else that may positively or negatively impact the health of your employees.

On-site health assessments

We provide both occupational/industrial medicine and worksite wellness services on-site for clients in the Columbia, Lexington and greater Midlands region. Our staff is available to come to your worksite for a few hours at a time, part-time or full-time to provide services to your employees.

Our on-site health assessment services include:

  • Comprehensive health assessment
  • Health risk appraisal (HRA)
  • Height and weight
  • Body mass index (BMI)
  • Blood pressure
  • Laboratory tests – lipid profile, metabolic profile, thyroid panel, CBC and optional PSA
  • Health education follow-up
  • Health coaching
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