Pre-Employment Medicals

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A person gripping a device as part of testing for the functional capacity evalutation
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Your Questions Answered

We’ve put together the answers to some common questions about our

Pre-Employment Medicals


What is involved in pre-employment medical?
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The specific health checks included depend on the type of pre-employment medical assessment you opt for. We’re also able to design a bespoke pre-employment medical assessment to suit the role or roles you’re looking to fill, so if you can’t see what you need, just get in touch for a quote.

How long does a pre-employment medical take?
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In most instances, you will receive the results within 24-48 hours. However, where additional services, follow-up assessments or specialist reports are required, results may be delayed.

Can I get a group or bulk booking discount for multiple employees?
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For businesses looking to assess multiple employees, we recommend getting in touch with our team directly. We often cater to group assessments and might offer special rates or packages to meet bulk requirements.

Are the pre-deployment medical assessments only for international employees?
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Primarily, our pre-deployment medical assessments are designed for employees who will be working internationally. However, these assessments can also be beneficial for those with roles requiring extensive travel or exposure to diverse environments.

Are there any risks associated with undergoing these medical assessments?
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Most of our assessments are non-invasive and present minimal risks. However, as with any medical procedure, there might be slight discomfort. We always prioritise the candidate's safety, and any potential risks will be discussed beforehand.

What if a candidate fails a particular segment of the assessment?
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If a candidate does not meet the criteria for a specific segment of the assessment, it doesn't necessarily mean they're unsuitable for the role. We'll provide detailed insights into any areas of concern, such as pertinent medical conditions, allowing you to make an informed decision. Additionally, recommendations might be given on potential interventions or adjustments.

Do I need to prepare anything before undergoing a functional capacity evaluation (FCE)?
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It's generally recommended that candidates wear comfortable clothing suitable for physical activities and enclosed shoes. If there are any specific preparations needed, we'll provide detailed instructions prior to the appointment.

What is the purpose of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) in the assessment?
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The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a questionnaire used to determine the level of daytime sleepiness a person may experience. This tool assists us in identifying any potential sleep disorders that could impact the safety and productivity of the candidate in the workplace.

What does the “musculoskeletal” check in the pre-employment medical assessment involve?
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Our musculoskeletal check involves evaluating the candidate's range of movement, posture, and reflexes. This provides insights into any potential musculoskeletal problems, ensuring your candidate can safely undertake the physical aspects of the job role.

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