Caring For Our Community For Over 90 Years.

4300 Regions Park Drive Fort Smith, AR 72916 (479) 274-6300 or 800-333-1305
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Keith F. Holder, MD, MPH
Terry L. Clark, MD

Occupational Medicine Clinic


It is the purpose of Cooper Clinic’s Occupational Medicine Department to assist both employers and employees in job-related injury prevention and treatment. Our goal is to help injured employees return to work in a timely manner and provide services and education to help them remain injury-free.

John Dabney, RN serves as the Occupational Medicine Clinic Practice Manager. He was selected to assume this role upon the retirement of Cindy Dorr, RN. John’s medical training and work experience offer a unique combination for this position. He earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree with emphasis on Occupational Health and Nursing Administration, and most recently served as an Occupational Health Registered Nurse at Tyson Foods. He has an extensive knowledge of OSHA standards and training in Toxicology and Environmental Disease which will be valuable to Cooper Clinic’s Occupational Medicine clients.  Please contact John with any questions about Occupational Medicine services. He can be reached by email, or at 479.274.6350.

Our staff also includes nurses, physical therapists, and Board Certified physicians who are specially trained and experienced in Occupational Medicine.


The many services provided by Cooper Clinic Occupational Medicine can be tailored for any workplace.  Services include:

  • Post-offer physical exams
  • Certification exams
    • DOT
    • FAA
  • Insurance physicals
  • Surveillance exams
    • Asbestos
    • Silicosis
    • Lead
    • Hazmat
    • Respirator program testing
      • Spirometry
      • Respirator fit testing
  • Municipal/military personnel physicals
  • Wellness exams
  • Fitness for duty/return to work evaluations
  • Workplace injury management
    • Initial evaluation and treatment through completion of care
    • Knowledgeable of OSHA rules and regulations in terms of recordable accidents and lost-time accidents, and the implications for employers
    • Treat all injuries, including but not limited to orthopedic injuries, exposures to toxic substances, lacerations, back injuries, eye injuries, heat or cold exposure injuries, blood-borne pathogen exposures
    • Impairment ratings for work-related injuries
    • Independent medical evaluations
  • Audiometric testing (hearing tests)
    • At clinic and on-site
  • Vision screening (Titmus)
  • Lab and X-ray services
  • Drug test collection site – urine, hair, and quick tests
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Certified MRO service (medical review officer)
    • Review positive drug screens with the donor
    • Report both positive and negative results to employers
    • Ensure proper procedures are followed regarding collection of sample, chain of custody, donor confidentiality, and reporting of results
  • Consortium services – for coordination of DOT-mandated random drug and alcohol screening
  • Influenza vaccine injections (at clinic and on-site)
  • Hepatitis A and B vaccinations
  • Educational services
    • Health Fairs
    • Job-site injury prevention
    • Wellness promotion
    • Executive physicals/lab evaluations
  • On-site Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy services available
    • Functional capacity evaluations (FCE)
    • Pre-work screens
    • Job-site analysis/ergonomic evaluations
    • Fitness for duty