We have found the Pre-Placement Examination to be a valuable tool used by employers to evaluate the medical fitness of individuals to perform the essential functions of the job without an adverse effect to themselves, fellow workers, or to the employer’s property.
Certified medical director
In addition, other benefits which are obtained include the detection of past or present harmful working conditions and the ability to advise concerning corrective measures, the identification of disease or risk factors which may influence the prospective employees’ health. It also enables the establishment of the medical condition of the employee at the time of the examination for potential use in worker’s compensation or health benefit determinations.
The right candidate
By utilizing a Preventive PLUS pre-placement examination service, you can be assured that you will have a greater chance of obtaining the right candidate for the position you are looking to fill.
Contents of pre-placement examination
Personal Medical History
Family Medical History
Review of Body Systems
Height, weight, pulse, blood pressure
Head, eyes, ears, nose, throat
Chest – heart and lungs
Cardiovascular-performed by stethoscopic examination
Abdomen – liver, spleen, kidney and hernia
Extremities-strength, range of motion
Neurological-mental status, cranial nerves, motor and sensory, and reflexes
Testicular for males
Pulmonary Function Testing
- Has no medical condition that would place the individual at increased risk of health impairment from work when conducted under the conditions of adequate training and a health and a safety plan.
- Has been advised to seek medical evaluation with his/her private physician for, or is currently being treated for, a medical condition which will not interfere with placement into the current position.
- Has been advised to seek immediate consultation with his/her private physician. The employee has been advised to contact this office after the evaluation has been completed.
- Has been deferred pending receipt of information from the employee’s private medical physician.
- Have the following restrictions or limitations when the employee is placed on duty: