Pre-employment medical assessment is a medical examination conducted on an individual to decide about his/her fitness for a particular job or employment. This is done to ascertain whether one would be able to discharge one’s duties efficiently without a risk to either himself or others. The idea of such an assessment is to place employees in an occupational environment tailored to their physical and psychological capacities. It includes a few or all of the following components:
The job applicant is given a medical certificate from the doctor to ascertain that he or she is medically fit to perform the new job.