Physical examinations are required for a variety of reasons, quite often this reason is related to
employment, but it may also be required for attendance at school or
participation in sports activities.
Physical exams are performed to determine if the applicant has the physical and medical capacity to perform
specific job -related tasks. They are designed to improve
safety in the workplace and to minimize the chance of work related accidents.
While it is not possible to completely eradicate the accidents and dangers that may happen in the workplace, physical examinations have shown that they decrease the chance of injuries in the
workplace. For applicants that have some physical limitations, employers are
better prepared to make accommodations for them.
The NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug
Dependence) has estimated that drug and alcohol abuse costs U.S. employers more
than $85 billion annually. Drug use by employees can adversely affect productivity
and performance. It also increases medical costs and turnover rates.
Pre-employment and employee drug testing helps to reduce
employer losses and fosters a work environment that’s safe. Drug testing will
help employees be productive, healthy and safe at work.
West Texas Injury Prevention has various drug testing solutions for individuals or companies to help you achieve a safer and more productive workplace. Our drug testing procedure is convenient, easy, and fast, so you can maintain productive employees and make your hiring process more efficient.
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