Although superficial phlebitis is a benign and self-limited disease, deep vein thrombosis
(DVT) is often a coexisting condition and needs to be excluded during the course
Certification/Recertification — Superficial Phlebitis
No recommended time frame
You should not certify the driver until etiology is confirmed and treatment has
been shown to be adequate/effective, safe, and stable.
Maximum certification period— 2 years
Recommend to certify if:
The driver is otherwise medically qualified.
Recommend not to certify if:
The driver has coexisting DVT and does not meet the DVT guidelines.
You may on a case-by-case basis obtain additional tests and/or consultation to adequately
assess driver medical fitness for duty.
The driver should have a biennial medical examination.
Disease Recommendation Table (PDF)