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Employment Medicals

Pre-employment medical assessments are a workforce risk management tool used to screen individuals for risk factors that may limit their ability to perform a job safely and effectively.

Our Pre-Employment Medical Examination usually Includes the Following Components

  • A safer working environment,
  • Evening and weekend sessions available
Our evidence-based therapies address conditions including:

  • Complex trauma
  • Reduction in workplace injuries
  • Minimised downtime
  • Reduction in WorkCover claims and insurance costs
  • Matching the capacity of the employee with the role
  • Overall recruitment cost and risk reduction

Pre-employment medical assessments performed by healthcare professionals across Australia are supported by an innovative IT system designed and developed by Jobfit specifically for occupational health requirements that ensure timely, accurate and optimal quality in health data management and communications. Pre-employment medical assessments are conducted to Australian state or territory WorkSafe requirements in WA, SA, NT, QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT and TAS.

Our pre-employment medical examination usually includes the following components:

  • Height, weight, body mass index (BMI)
  • Cardiovascular examination (heart check, blood pressure, pulse)
  • Full musculoskeletal examination including comprehensive range of movement
  • Central nervous system examination
  • Examination for hernias and other abdominal abnormalities
  • Urinalysis for diabetes or kidney / bladder disorders
  • Respiratory examination
  • Vision assessment including colour blindness

Other specific pre-employment medical examination requirements may include:

  • Audiometry (hearing test)
  • Spirometry (lung function test)
  • Drug and alcohol screening (instant or laboratory)
  • Work fitness assessments (otherwise known as functional capacity evaluations)
  • MediPass assessments (Gladstone, Queensland)
  • Periodic and exit medical assessments
  • Statutory and code of practice screening
  • Health surveillance screening

Statutory medicals include (but not limited to):

  • Coal Mine Workers’ Health Scheme (formerly Queensland Coal Board medical)
  • New South Wales Coal Board medicals (Order 41)
  • Rail Safety Workers medicals (Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 3) and RailCorp medicals (Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 3)
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) medicals
  • OGUK (formerly UKOOA) offshore medicals
  • Commercial vehicle driver medical
  • Hazardous chemicals health monitoring

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