Post-Offer, Pre-Placement Functional Testing. Kory Zimney, PT, DPT, CSMT. What is it?. Functional testing done post-offer of a specific job to all qualified candidates to ensure they can perform the “essential” physical demands of the job. Why do it?.
Kory Zimney, PT, DPT, CSMT
job to all qualified candidates to
ensure they can perform the
“essential” physical demands
of the job.
Increase injury risk if not matching worker to physical demands of job
Littleton provides the strongest evidence to date in support of post-offer screening, using the ErgoScience Post-Offer Screening protocol. They tested physical plant applicants at a major university hospital and found an 18%, decrease in number of lost day cases and a 78% decrease in total injury costs. For every $1 spent on post-offer screening, the employer saved $18.
Post Offer Physical Lifting Screens
Physical Capacity Profile
squat, climb, crouch, kneel,