What to Expect
Pre-Employment Medicals area common requirement for many high risk industry job roles such as
During your pre-employment you will be required to complete a series of questions relating to your past and present medical history. Such questions may include:
- Are you currently taking any medication?
- Have you previously undergone any surgery?
- Do you have any altergies?
- Do you smoke?
- Do you drink alcohol?
Although often considered to be quite challenging, pre-employment medicals are used to ensure a potential employee is safe and fit to complete the inherent demands of the job role.
The medical examination is designed to assess your current health status to ensure you are safe and fit to complete the inherent demands of the job you are applying for. The examination may include a combination of any of the following tests:
a measurement of the pressure within your arteries
body mass index
a measurement to determine if you are overweight or within healthy weight range, whet compares to your height
lung sunction test
a measurement of how much air you can take in and exhale
breath alcohol test
a measurement of blood alcohol concentration
a measure of glucose, protein and blood within your urine
a measurement of how well each of your eyes can see far and near objects
a measurement of how well each of you ears can hear noise
urine drug test
a test to check for any use of illicit and prescription drugs