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Post Offer Employment Testing

Post Offer Employment Testing

When hiring new workers, employers have the ADA, the EEOC, and all these different agencies that regulate who they can hire, how they should hire them, who they can’t hire or why they can’t withdraw an offer. There are all kinds of regulations that employers have to keep in mind while they are looking for that individual who will also fit their corporate culture, share their ideals, and possess the required education or experience necessary for the position.

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What is Fit for Duty Testing?


According to OSHA, fit for duty means that an individual is in a physical, mental, and emotional state which enables the employee to perform the essential tasks of his or her work assignment in a manner which does NOT threaten the safety or health of oneself, co-workers, property, or the public at large.

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AMA Guidelines for Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s)

define FCE as “the objective measurement of a person’s ability to perform functional work activities

In 2009 the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability: How to Request, Interpret and Apply Functional Capacity Evaluations, the authors define FCE as “the objective measurement of a person’s ability to perform functional work activities.” Medical reasons for an FCE include:

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