Employment Testing

What is a Post Offer Employment Testing (POET)?

The post offer test is a comprehensive medical and functional test to determine if a candidate, when given a contingentoffer, can perform the demands of the job and also documents baseline information about the candidate.

When should this be used?

  • For job-specific testing of the applicant’s ability to perform physical work
  • For baseline information that should be used in the event of treatment of the injured worker

What is a Fit for Duty Test?

Test of essential physical demands to ensure safe work capability and confirm that the employee is able to performessential job functions

When should this be used?

  • When there is a reasonable belief that the ability to perform the essential job functions has beenimpaired due to medical condition
  • When there is a request for a reasonable accommodation

What is a Physical Agility Test?

Test conducted on all employees in a given position to reassess safe performance of essential job demands

When should this be used?

  • Reoccurring physical testing based upon employer needs
  • Internal transfer to a new position