What To Expect During a Pre-Employment Physical

April 24, 2018 4:43 pm Published by

More and more health and safety requirements for employers means companies are expected to maintain not only the health and safety of their employees and contractors, but also the public. It’s more important than ever to ensure that employees are physically capable of the job they are assigned to do.

For employers, it is important to know that a pre-employment physical can only be request after an offer of employment has been made. Requesting one beforehand could result in legal action by the potential employee.

These types of physicals are designed to test the physical fitness and capability of an employee as it relates to the duties of the job.