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Pre-employment medical questionnaire form
Employees starting jobs that involve work with hazards (eg sensitising chemicals, allergens etc) or safety-critical activities (eg night work, driving a vehicle etc) must complete and return the new starter medical questionnaire before commencing employment. This questionnaire collects specific job-related information about a post, and relevant
(i) assess the candidate's medical capability to do the job for which they have applied: this will include assessing whether there are any statutory and legal reasons why an individual may not carry out particular work: for example, and safety regulations would mean that a candidate with epilepsy would not be allowed to undertake a post involving driving; and
(ii) provide advice to departments to ensure that none of the role's duties will adversely affect any pre-existing conditions the candidate has declared.
Absence control guide
This guide covers both managing long and short-term sickness and tries to uncover the real reasons why people are absent from work. It will help you develop an action plan based upon:
- having the difficult conversation with an employee when they return to work
- looking after the and wellbeing of your employees developing an overall approach to absence by linking attendance to job design, good employment relations, and safety, flexible working and effective disciplinary procedures.
Termination of employment - long term sickness
This action should only be taken once all other options have been explored, medical information has been sought (via Occupationaland/or the employees GP), and medical assessments support this outcome
Medical declaration form
All new employees (including those changing roles) should complete a medical declaration form prior to commencing employment. This process enables new starters to declare anycondition or disability which may affect their ability to do the job they have been offered. The form may be used in order to accommodate any disability or impairment which a candidate has declared.
Adjustments may include physical adaptations, or adjustments to working arrangements such as hours. Where the candidate has answers ‘Yes’ to any of the questions in the declaration, you might want to also involve an OccupationalService (OHS) who may provide further advice.