Pre-Employment Assessment

john miller physiotherapist

Article by John Miller

Pre-Employment Functional Assessment

Is Your Potential Employee Fit to Work?

pre employment functional assessment

Pre-employment assessment are now commonplace to ensure that you are not risking injury to your future employees or even those employees returning form injury.

Pre-employment functional assessment or FCE (Functional Capacity Evaluation) provides you with a comprehensive array of information relating to a potential employee’s physical strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. In simple terms, we can assess whether your employee is a high or low risk of work injury. It also helps your employee to understand if they can perform the tasks required within a job role. It may also assist you with matching a worker to a suitable task or roles within your company.

A pre-employment functional assessment can be used in conjunction with a pre-employment medical assessment undertaken by a doctor.  

PhysioWorks can provide you with generic or specific pre-employment assessments depending on your needs. 

A work fitness assessment usually involves an examination of:

  • Overal posture & postural fatigue
  • Range of joint movement and muscle flexibility
  • Strength and endurance
  • Movement technique & quality:
    • Bending
    • Lifiting
    • Reaching
    • Squatting
    • Stairs and ladders
  • Manual handling
  • Cardiovascular fitness test

To discuss your pre-employment needs including drug and alcohol testing, please contact PhysioWorks.

Call PhysioWorks

Book Online

 Related Links

  • Ergonomics
  • Corporate Wellness
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Pre-Employment Assessment
  • Workplace Wellness Program

  • Call PhysioWorks

    Book Online

    Updated 16-Jun-2015 03:36 PM

    Receive Special Offers and the Latest Injury Information

    Enter Details Below to Signup:





    Physio Works - Physiotherapy Brisbane

    Ashgrove Ph 3366 4221
    Bulimba Ph 3899 1226
    Clayfield Ph 3862 4544
    Loganholme Ph 3801 3417
    Mansfield Ph 3849 3099
    Rochedale Ph 3841 0277
    Salisbury Ph 3275 1044
    Sandgate Ph 3269 1122

    Request an Appointment

  • Non Attendance Policy
  • PhysioWorks and its practitioners proudly provide support to numerous sporting clubs, schools and community events. Here are just a few of the groups that we currently or have previously supported.

    Receive Special Offers and the Latest Injury Information

    Enter Details Below to Signup: