2005, faculty and staff from the Center for Health, Work & Environment
have partnered with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), National
Jewish Health, University of Colorado Denver, Comprehensive Health Services,
and Axion Health, to constitute the National Supplemental Screening Program (NSSP).
The program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) "Former Worker
Program," which screens former employees of national energy laboratories
and nuclear weapons facilities for occupationally-related health conditions,
such as chronic respiratory illnesses, hearing loss, kidney or liver disease,
and certain cancers. In addition, the NSSP screening identifies other
significant health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, and lipid disorders
affecting employee health.
National Supplemental Screening Program succeeds in part because of its close
connection with our occupational medicine experts. It is the least expensive
and among the highest quality medical screening programs offered in the
more information, please visit: http://www.orau.org/nssp/