Fitness to Work Medical Assessments
Keep everyone working to their full capacity – from the pre-placement process through injury/illness and return-to-work.
Fitness to work Medical Assessment are used to determine if an individual is suited for a specific job. From questions to lab tests, work medical assessments can determine if you are fit for the position, also ensuring your employer that your are in good physical health.
Health Hines provides an accurate picture of the candidate’s medical, musculoskeletal, and critical strength and mobility status. We have helped organizations improve workplace safety by helping employers effectively place the right person in the right job.
- Drinks lots of fluid to stay hydrated before, during, and after the testing.
- Goodnights rest (8 hours)
- Dress appropriately: shorts, t-shirt, and closed toed shoes.
- Eat a light, healthy meal no sooner than 1 hour prior to your appointment, or a larger meal 3 hours prior to your scheduled test.
Do not consume alcohol the evening prior to your test.
- You will be asked about your medical history.
- Your vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature will be checked.
- Your heart will be listened to with a stethoscope.
- Your lungs will be checked for signs of heart or lung disease.
- A head and neck exam, abdominal exam, neurological exam, dermatological exam, and extremities exam may be performed.
If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, please ensure that you take your medications as prescribed your physician, as an in-office blood pressure reading is included in Fitness-to-Work testing.
- Valid permanent driver’s licence issued in Canada or the United States of America, as permitted to be used for identification purposes under provincial law.
- Valid passport issued by the government of residing country.
- Certificate of Indian Status issued by the Government of Canada.
- Firearms licence or military ID
- Homeless Aid Centre photo identification
- Correctional Centre photo identification