James Craner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACP practices Occupational and Environmental Medicine based in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada and northern California USA.

Dr. Craner specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases and injuries caused by exposure to hazardous chemical, biological, and physical agents in the workplace, residential, and other environments.

His Chemical Health and Safety consulting team also includes a certified industrial hygienist (CIH) and a former senior OSHA health and safety officer.

Dr. Craner is also the founder and principal developer of webOSCAR™, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform designed specifically for employers to manage health and safety as an essential business process.


June 2017.  Dr. Craner presented a continuing education webinar, Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, for the University of California-Berkeley’s Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) on June 7, 2017. The presentation examined the effectiveness of hearing conservation programs and interventions, limitations of regulatory compliance for noise, and Best Practices for hearing loss prevention.

February 2017.  Dr. Craner’s patient care/consultation office in Reno has moved to a new address. See Contact page for details.

October 2016.  Dr. Craner presented webOSCAR’s “Audiometric Data Analytic Methods and Tools” as one of the 10 finalists in the US Department of Labor’s “Hear and Now” Noise Safety Challenge event in Washington, DC on October 27, 2016. Read about it on NIOSH’s Science Blog: Hear and Now Noise Safety Challenge Winners (December 19, 2016).  For additional details about the need for this technology, see webOSCAR Noise Safety Challenge submission.

October 2016.  Dr. Craner presented, “Critical Review of Cyanide Antidotes for Industry Best Practices” before the International Council of Mining & Minerals. The presentation was based on Dr. Craner’s original research and Best Practices standard for Cyanide Emergency Response developed for a major international gold mining company.

Textbook chapters:

  • Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 5th Edition (LaDou & Harrison, Editors; McGraw Hill Education, 2014)
    Medical Surveillance chapter thumbnailWorkers' Compensation chapter thumbnail
    Medical Surveillance chapter Workers’ Compensation chapter