Center for Occupational Health

The Center for Occupational Health (COH) - a service of Glens Falls Hospital - provides a safeguard to the most important asset in your business...your employees.

The health of your business depends on healthy employees and COH is your leading source for quality workplace healthcare, serving more than 900 local, regional and national businesses in Upstate New York. Our team of specially trained professionals – occupational health physicians, physician assistants and nurses – will help you maintain a healthier and more productive workforce through a wide variety of services provided at either your location or ours.

COH is experienced in working with OSHA compliance programs in various industrial settings and offers a comprehensive array of physical exams, audiometric and vision assessments, drug testing, and respirator fit testing to name a few. In addition, through our work related injury treatment and management programs, COH is able to decrease employee lost work time and therefore, able to reduce workers' compensation and insurance costs for employers.

Our services include:


  • Pre-placement/post-offer exams
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)/CDL exams
  • 19A-school bus driver exams
  • Firefighter exams
  • OSHA surveillance exams (Asbestos, HAZWOPER, lead)
  • Respiratory medical clearance exams
  • Respirator fit testing (quantitative)
  • Vision screening and comprehensive testing
  • Hearing Conservation Program
  • Hazmat exams
  • Independent Medical Exams (IME)
  • Silica Exams

Injury Management:

  • Evaluation and treatment of injured workers
  • Nurse Case Management
  • Return-to-work evaluations
  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation – physical therapy, occupational therapy and work hardening – through Glens Falls Hospital's Rehabilitative Services
  • Work station evaluations
  • Job Placement Analysis
  • On-site ergonomic evaluations
  • Job and Physical demand analysis

Drug and Alcohol Testing:

  • Collection and MRO services
  • Maintain Random DOT/Non-DOT Drug Screening Pools
  • On-Call Services Available 24 -7 for Urine and Alcohol Testing, post-accident and reasonable suspicion
  • Hair drug screens
  • Breath alcohol tests and EtG Testing
  • 24-48 hour turnaround for negative Urine Drug Screen

Other Services:

  • Blood borne pathogens education as well as exposure counseling and treatment
  • Immunizations, including influenza, HepB and tetanus
  • Ergonomic and other educational presentations, available on-site at your workplace
  • Respirator fit testing (quantitative)
  • Spirometry (pulmonary function testing)
  • Worksite hazard evaluations
  • CPR classes with first aid and/or AED training
  • IME (Independent Medical Exam)
  • Wellness Programs such as blood pressure clinics, heart risk appraisals, diabetes screenings, cholesterol testing, and nutritional counseling


  • Michael Holland, MD
  • Kenneth Stein, MD
  • Albert Paolano, MD
  • William Rogers, MD
  • Peggy Liberty, NP
  • Michael Rumbutis, RPAC