Friday, August 12, 2016
Avoid Potentially Hazardous Workplace Situations with a Pre-Employment Physical
Employers should be very careful in fielding applicants for job openings in their company. It’s not only to ensure that the applicant is going to be healthy enough to work with you, it’s also to guarantee that they are going to be a perfect fit for the specific job they are applying for.
The repercussions of not requiring a pre-employment physical exam are varied and can be severe, but perhaps the most serious is that the new employee is not a physically a viable match for the job and subsequently experiences an injury. This in turn means that the employee has now become a liability to the company.