MSU Occupational Health provides medical assessment, monitoring, intervention, and evaluation to MSU employees related to their occupational risks. The office shares responsibility for the health and safety of the MSU community with the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) . These services are required by Federal and State laws. If you do not know whether you have occupational health requirements please contact us.


Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.

Drive a university vehicle which requires a commercial driver’s license.

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.

Employees who work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting.

Work in noisy (at or above 85 decibels) areas.

Drive a university vehicle that does not require a commercial driver’s license but does require medical certification.

Spray or mix organophosphate or carbamate insecticides

Physical demands testing is required for any employee (except students) in a physically intensive job BEFORE the employee may begin work.

The Rabies risk is assigned to almost all employees who are exposed to cats/dogs, wild carnivores, some omnivores and ungulates or unfixed necropsy specimens of non-laboratory animals.

Wear a respirator (does not include paper dust mask worn for comfort).

Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to lead, chemotherapy, formaldehyde, asbestos, etc.

TB risk is assigned to employees that work within 3 feet of patients in a health care setting, work in a laboratory that handles TB specimens and those that work in areas that evaluate TB suspects.

Vaccine information sheets and resources.

Information and resources for work related injuries for MSU employees.

Employers' requirements for reporting workplace injuries to MIOSHA.

Healthy Employee Risk Database (HERD)

The HERD database stores and tracks occupational health compliance information for MSU employees.

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Exposure to Health Risks and Physical Demands Form

Have your supervisor review and complete prior to your appointment.

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