Workplace Safety and Occupational Health Services in Iowa

Occupational Health

Workplace Safety and Occupational Health Services in Iowa

Occupational health and safety are of paramount importance in any organization. They encompass a range of practices and measures designed to ensure the well-being, health, and safety of employees in their work environment. Employers have a legal and moral responsibility to prioritize and promote workplace safety. Additionally, employees have the right to expect a safe and healthy work environment.

A safe workplace can protect human lives, enhance employee well-being, reduce expenses and liabilities, boost productivity, and improve a business’s overall image. Its importance cannot be understated.

To ensure workplace safety, organizations should implement comprehensive risk assessments, provide proper training and resources, enforce safety protocols, and foster a culture of safety among employees. Regular audits, inspections, and continuous improvement efforts are also essential to identify and address potential hazards proactively. Teaming up with a credible healthcare organization is essential to the implementation of such programs.

Sioux Center Health plays a vital role in promoting workplace safety within the community. By leveraging our expertise and resources, employers and employees can benefit from the support and guidance provided through our occupational health services.

These services prioritize the physical and mental well-being of workers and focus on reducing absenteeism and improving productivity. By implementing proactive measures, such as health screenings and safety training, occupational health services help prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and accidents. Moreover, they ensure compliance with legal requirements and foster a healthy work environment.

In addition, Sioux Center Health and Hawarden, Hull, and Sioux Center Specialty Clinics consists of highly qualified and compassionate professionals. Each occupational health physician and staff member is ready to assist with treatment of the injured worker, and coordinate the return to work process when appropriate.

Our services include:

  • On-site nursing services
  • Physicals – The providers at our medical clinics perform physicals, from basic to complex
    • (example: CDL physicals, firefighter physicals)
  • Post-offer health assessments
  • Drug testing and breath-alcohol testing
  • Audiometric testing
  • Respiratory health screening, including pulmonary function testing and qualitative fit testing
  • Immunizations, including on-site flu shots clinics
  • Wellness screenings
  • Assistance with safety training
  • We work with our therapy department to provide work-site evaluations/ergonomic assessments

Contact Information

Occupational Health

Phone: (712) 722-8156
Fax: (712) 722-8481
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday – Friday

More Information


Kim Nibbelink, RN Manager

Phone: (712) 722-8159

Lori Kleyer, RN

Phone: (712) 722-8188

Molly Korver, RN

Phone: (712) 722-8326

Jocelyn De Groot

Phone: (712) 722-8156