Many business owners may think that an employee who has been effectively working for their organization for years does not require any form of physical testing. However, even the best employees should undergo physical testing to ensure that they are not overexerting or causing harm to themselves. At WorkSTEPS, we believe that every employee, future or existing, should undergo physical testing to prevent any unnecessary injuries.
Benefits of Testing Existing Employees
It is every business owner’s duty to provide their employees with the safest work environment possible. If they fail to do so, even the most experienced workers may suffer from workplace accidents. An employee’s body and physical capabilities can change from year to year, and when an employee has been working the same intensive job for a long duration, their body will not be as capable as it once was. Periodic testing allows for an employer to ensure that their existing employees are still always ready for the job at hand.
The current job market is unforgiving and, as a result, many employees are willing to suffer through strenuous labor that their body cannot handle so that they can remain employed. In that same vein, many employees may also lie to employers that the work is not too difficult to show their dedication to the firm in hopes of a receiving praise or benefits. Despite these admirable ideologies, a business cannot operate efficiently when its employees place additional risk on themselves and for the company.
Contact a WorkSTEPS Specialist
Existing loyal employees are the backbone of every company, and it is unfair to expect these employees to risk their personal safety just to complete their job. At WorkSTEPS, our goal is to help our businesses protect their employees by preventing injuries at the workplace through functional employment testing. Contact our office today at (512) 617-4100 to learn more about the benefits of WorkSTEPS employee testing.