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Pre-employment assessment

What is a pre-employment assessment?

A pre-employment medical is an assessment undertaken by a worker prior to commencing employment in a new job. The primary purpose of a pre-employment assessment is to determine whether a worker will be able to adequately and safely perform the inherit requirements of the role.

Why conduct pre-employment functional assessments?

Pre-employment assessments are all about risk management. Every job has demands which employees must meet and pre-employment assessments provide an employer with insight into whether an individual has the required capacity for the position.

These assessments can also help employers to identify pre-existing injuries and determine musculoskeletal risks prior to employment, which allows the employer to implement reasonable adjustments and support the health of their workforce.

Why choose Peak Physio for Pre-Employment Medicals?

Our physiotherapists are highly experienced in conducting musculoskeletal pre-employment functional assessments across a range of industries, for both blue and white collar workers. We take the time to identify complex risk factors and tailor our assessments to the specific requirements of the job.

We are based in the Newcastle CBD and partner with a wide range of local businesses.

What is included in a pre-employment assessment?

Our pre-employments include:

  • Tailored health screening questionnaires
  • Thorough review of job demands / requirements
  • Comprehensive physical assessments
  • Summary report and risk profile

Note: We can also sub-contract these services for corporate health companies requiring pre-employment assessments conducted in the Newcastle region.