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DMV / Pre-employment Physicals

Chiropractic Orthopedic Group
of San Diego

John A. Toro, DC, QME
8222 Vickers Street, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858-292-4040
Fax: 858-292-5272

Business Hours
Monday & Wednesday
8am to 1pm / 3pm to 7pm
Tuesday & Thursday
7am to 1pm
8am to 2pm
Available for Emergencies 24 Hours
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Employment Examination Services

QUESTION: Why are more and more employers requiring pre-employment physicals?

ANSWER: Besides industries such as transportation that are required by federal and state law to perform substance testing on their employees, many employers choose to reduce the risk of occupational injuries (and thus their workers' compensation costs) by hiring physically and mentally capable personnel.

Chiropractic Orthopedic Group of San Diego offers examination services that comply with state and federal requirements as well as confirming occupational suitability. Dr. John Toro is CERTIFIED in accordance with applicable state laws and regulations to perform physical examinations, and Chiropractic Orthopedic Group of San Diego operates a complete drug and alcohol testing facility.

QUESTION: Whom does this benefit?

ANSWER: This service is in the best interest of all employers, transportation companies, motor vehicle drivers with Class A or Class B licenses, universities, and any other organization or individual tasked with responsibility toward a concerned clientele or the general public.

Call for pricing on these Examination Services offered by Chiropractic Orthopedic Group of San Diego:

  • Breath Alcohol Testing
  • DOT/Non-DOT Drug Testing

Breath Alcohol Testing (EBT/BAT)
Evidential Breath Testing (EBT) is mandated by the federal government through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which requires that 10% of all commercial drivers be tested annually. Dr. Toro, a certified Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) is trained to conduct breath tests in accordance with DOT's Alcohol Testing Procedures Rule: 49 CRF Part 40. The DOT requires that all BATs be trained to proficiency in DOT test procedures and have developed a model course for instruction.

The Phoenix Portable Breath Analyzer is a revolutionary new product that ensures a deep lung sample. Its specially-designed electric pump provides extremely precise breath sampling, detecting breath alcohol levels between .000 and .400.

DOT/Non-Dot Drug Testing
It is federally mandated that 25% of ALL commercial drivers MUST be tested annually. DOT testing is required by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. California uses the federal physical qualification standards for commercial drivers, drivers who operate Class A, Class B, or Commercial Class C vehicles (those Class C vehicles carrying hazardous materials).

Some drivers must meet these physical qualification standards even though, in California, the type of vehicle they operate would not require a commercial driver license. Drivers of "commercial motor vehicles" as defined below must meet the federal physical qualification standards and have a valid medical certificate in their possession – whether or not California requires the driver to have a commercial driver license. Under federal regulations, commercial motor vehicle means any self-propelled or towed vehicle used on public highways in interstate commerce to transport passengers or property when:

  1. The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more; or
  2. The vehicle is designed to transport more than 15 passengers including the driver; or
  3. The vehicle is used in the transportation of hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding under regulations issued by the Secretary under the Hazardous
    Materials Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. App. 1801-1813)

Only SAMHSA-approved laboratories are authorized to perform DOT analysis for drug testing. Dr. John Toro's chiropractic offices is SAMHSA-approved.The preceding information has been provided by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles, a public service agency. For more information, call Chiropractic Orthopedic Group of San Diego at 858-292-4040.

Chiropractic Orthopedic Group Of San Diego
Specializing In Sports and Work-Related Injuries
Conveniently Located In Kearney Mesa

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