Is an Occupational Examination Superior to an Occupational Health History Alone for Preplacement Screening in Health Care Settings

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 03/29/2012

A well–designed questionnaire is useful for screening applicants for preplacement examinations and assures sufficient detail to allow for a large proportion of individuals to proceed to employment without an occupational examination. However, in this study, a small but statistically significant portion (5%) of applicants required occupational examinations for appropriate work recommendations.

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