Comprehensive Health Services Awarded Contract to Manage Medical Exams and Immunizations for CSX Transportation
Cape Canaveral, Fla. & Reston, Va.—Comprehensive Health Services, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced workforce medical services providers, was recently selected by CSX Transportation to manage the company’s medical exam programs, including pre-employment exams, surveillance exams and immunizations.
The contract will cover CSX Transportation’s employees across 23 states, the District of Columbia and in the Canadian provinces of Ottawa and Quebec. Comprehensive Health Services will provide exams for up to 30,000 CSX Transportation personnel.
CSX Transportation is a leading supplier of rail-based freight transportation in North America. Its network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track east of the Mississippi and serves some of the largest population centers in the nation.
“Comprehensive Health Services is uniquely positioned to manage the examinations of a large railroad system like CSX Transportation, due to our experience with the rules, regulations and unions of railroad programs,” said Comprehensive Health Services President Gary G. Palmer. “We are proud to have been selected by CSX Transportation to provide medical examinations and services to its employees.”
Under the contract, Comprehensive Health Services will provide medical exams to CSX Transportation employees, including pre-employment exams, surveillance exams (including Department of Transportation certification exams, Federal Railroad Administration certification exams, police certification exams and Hazmat certification exams) and immunizations.