Voluntary New Hire Physical Examinations
All new Ames Laboratory employees are eligible to receive a comprehensive baseline physical examination. The physical examination may consist of the following: health history, physical examination, routine laboratory analysis (CBS, blood chemistry panel, lipoprotein analysis and urinalysis), audiogram, vision screening for acuity, pulmonary function testing, and electrocardiogram. The results of all physical examinations and laboratory testing are confidential.
Periodic Physical Examinations
Periodic physical examinations are offered to all Ames Laboratory employees. The frequency of eligibility for these periodic examinations is based upon the age of the employee. For employees 45 and over the periodic physicals may be taken annually; under 45 years of age every 3 years.