A professional pre-employment physical assessment encompassing medical and functional testing is one of the most important components of the recruitment process. It allows employers to match the job demands to the worker's physical capacity and helps identify if someone has an injury or is at risk of one.
We have been conducting pre-employment physical assessments for Newcastle and Hunter businesses for 7 years. We work with a number of industries including:
- Electricity generation
- Recruitment agencies
Our assessment team comprises qualified Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists, and we provide the most comprehensive physical assessment available.
We utilise a number of different assessments according to the industry or job requirements. This includes the JobfFit system of functional assessment which was developed as a direct result of industry’s need for an effective of recording the key physical requirements of tasks and safely matching these with the functional abilities of workers with minimal duplication of information and services. JobFit System has been developed by a team of professionals lead by a registered physiotherapist and ergonomist experienced in occupational rehabilitation and injury prevention.
Our Pre- Employment Assessments will include:
- Hearing assessment
- Musculoskeletal assessment
- Functional assessments of manual handling
- Drug and alcohol screening
- A comprehensive report
Reports are provided within 24 hours and you are able to speak directly with our assessor about any concerns you may have about a worker’s fitness.