Pre-employment

Pre-employment

HealthyWorker provides “Pre-employment” assessments for third party administrators (TPAs) and for our own clients. If your Health Assessments are contracted through a TPA, we are a provider of choice in the Southern Alberta area. If you require assessments for your workers, we recommend that you confirm the Bona Fide Occupational Requirements (BFOR) and the Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQ) for each position. We are able to assist Employers to determine these requirements and qualifications so that each position has a standard with supporting documentation.

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We recommend that any job related medical examinations be limited to the occupational requirements and that the examination be performed after the worker has signed a conditional offer of employment.
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Our Professional Staff at HealthyWorker are able to complete a full range of assessments to confirm a Worker’s ability to complete the Bona Fide Occupational Requirements for their position including:
Company Specific Drug and Alcohol screening – Instant and Lab based testing.
Vision Screening – Colour differentiation, Depth Perception, Near and Distance Vision, and Peripheral Vision.
Cardiac (Heart) tolerance for activity – Medical Professional Screening, ECG, endurance rowing / skipping / walking and other assessments.
Respiratory (Lung) tolerance – Medical Professional Screening, Spirometry, and other assessments.
Musculoskeletal (Muscle, Nerve, Bone, Joint) tolerance for performing all tasks – keyboard use, prolonged sedentary tasks, prolonged standing tasks, squatting / crouching / bending / lifting / twisting tasks, lifting tasks from 2lbs through 200lb+ lift / drag / carry tasks.
Respirator fit confirmation – clinic and mobile Qualitative and Quantitative testing.
Audiometric / Hearing testing – clinic and mobile Initial, Annual, Periodic and post abnormal assessments.
Company Specific Assessments – we are able to confirm most company specific bona fide occupational requirements in our indoor and outdoor assessment areas.
Professional Medical Assessments – we have a large team of permanent and contracted staff that provide assessments including: Licenced Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Certified Occupational Health Nurses (Canada), and Physicians, Chiropractors, Audiologists, Respirologists and many other specialties.

If you require confirmation of a Worker’s ability to perform the occupational requirements, please contact us. For Workers that require accommodation related to a specific bona fide occupational requirement, our experienced staff are able to work with your Company to integrate the worker into the work area through job modification, suggestions for cost effective alternate equipment or possible responsibility sharing with other Workers.

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Employers are able to make ethical and responsible corporate decisions regarding accommodation or undue hardship only if the Worker’s accommodation requirements are known and documented. Our goal is the employment of all Workers in Alberta. We understand that Employers must consider any possible implications related to; financial costs, the size and resources of the Employer, the potential for disruption of operations, potential for morale problems of other employees, the risk of substantial interference related to the rights of other workers, the limited interchangeability of work forces, and Company specific health and safety concerns. Let us help your Company make informed decisions regarding your most important force multiplier…your Workers. Call us at 403 394 9075 for details.

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