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Fitness-for-Duty Exams

Companies opt to evaluate an employee’s ability to perform the duties of their job for two principal reasons:​

  • Establish whether they have made an adequate recovery following disability.

  • Determine why they may not be performing up to the standards of the position they hold.

Occumed Health Services is experienced in assisting employers with both types of evaluations. Those workers returning from disabling injury or illness are typically referred to and evaluated for job fitness by a specialist within our extensive network. Fitness-for-duty exams offer the client confirmation that once an employee is released to return to work for either a work-related or non-work related incident, that the employee will have the physical capacity to perform the job functions safely and without physical harm.

Fitness-for-duty exams start with a job description of the employee along with their medical provider’s release file for the condition she or he was treated for

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