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Employment Medicals

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First impressions count. Set the standard with Employment Medicals that ensure every new hire or role is fit, healthy, and ready to contribute to your success. Attract top talent by showcasing your commitment to employee health right from the start, building strong, meaningful relationships from day one.

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What our clients say

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After making the decision earlier in the year to move 100% of our occupational health service provision to NPH Group, we could not be happier with the service levels. NPH has worked in partnership with MGL and complements our culture and values, providing an impartial service working on behalf of ourselves and our employees to keep people at work and to get people back to work.

A systematic review of the service provided has resulted from a good collaboration, streamlining the service to ensure the offering available is the most suitable to the business needs and flexible enough to accommodate changes at short notice due to the demands of working in a dynamic industry.

MGL Group
First Impressions Count. Set the standard with Employment Medicals that ensure every new hire or role is fit, healthy, and ready to contribute to your success. Attract top talent by showcasing your commitment to employee health right from the start, building strong, meaningful relationships from day one.

Key benefits

  • Tailored Fit for Roles: Implementing role-based evaluations ensures precise fitness assessments for each staff member, optimising productivity and aligning health assessments with individual job demands.
  • Efficient Resource Allocation: Tailored evaluations enable targeted health interventions, improving efficiency in resource distribution and maximising the impact of assessments to save time and streamline healthcare efforts.
  • Cost-Effective Health Management: Personalised evaluations based on roles lead to resource-efficient health strategies, focusing resources where needed most to reduce unnecessary expenses and achieve cost savings for the organisation.
  • Optimised Workplace Safety: Role-specific evaluations through bespoke assessments ensure employees are job-ready and bolster workplace safety, mitigating risks and fostering a culture of well-being and security.
  • Strategic Workforce Planning: Role-based insights empower informed decision-making for HR Managers, enhancing workforce planning, aligning health with business goals, and supporting long-term organisational objectives.
  • Enhanced Employee Engagement: Personalised evaluations demonstrate care for employees, enhancing engagement, loyalty, and satisfaction, creating a culture of well-being and productivity for a motivated and valued workforce.
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Frequently asked questions

Employment medicals are part of an organisations risk assessment process to mitigate against any risk of injury.

An Employment Medical consist of pre filled questionnaires, testing and/or consultion with a qualified OH clinician.

An Employment Medical should be performed to give reassurance that an employee is fit to carry out a specific task or job.

Results from an employment medical will be given within 5 working days.

It involves assessing a potential or current employee’s health to ensure they are fit to perform their job role safely and effectively.

Employees in roles that might put them or others at risk if they are not physically or mentally fit, such as drivers, healthcare workers, or roles involving heavy machinery.

Yes, when conducted appropriately, respecting privacy and discrimination laws, and is relevant to the job requirements.

Yes, but only if the health issues directly affect the candidate’s ability to perform essential job functions safely and efficiently.

Information must be kept confidential and only shared with those who need to know for workplace safety and job performance reasons.

It’s a health examination conducted before or during employment to assess an employee’s fitness for a specific role, especially where health conditions could impact safety.

They are often required for roles that involve high-risk activities, such as operating heavy machinery, or in sectors like healthcare to protect vulnerable populations.

The content varies by job but could include medical history, physical examination, vision and hearing tests, and drug and alcohol screening.

Qualified health professionals, often within occupational health services, carry out these assessments.

Absolutely. Results must be treated confidentially, with information disclosed to employers limited to fitness for work and necessary accommodations.

Employers can only refuse employment if the health condition significantly impacts the applicant’s ability to perform essential job duties, even with reasonable accommodations.

Employees have the right to privacy, to be informed about the assessment’s scope, and to consent to the examination and disclosure of results.

The process must comply with laws protecting disabled individuals, ensuring reasonable adjustments are made to accommodate their conditions.

Yes, especially if there are legitimate concerns about their ability to perform job duties safely due to health changes.

They help ensure that individuals are physically and mentally capable of performing their jobs safely, thereby preventing accidents and ensuring overall safety.

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