For any sort of physically taxing job, hiring a new employee can be risky. It is essential for employers to ensure that new employees are physically capable of performing tasks related to the job, which can be a nearly impossible assessment without pre-employment strength testing. Through these strength tests, an employer is able to match the physical capabilities of a potential employee with the proper job, providing a number of benefits to the company.
Benefits of Pre-Employment Strength Testing
By testing the physical ability of your employees prior to their start date, employers may receive a number of benefits, including:
- Reducing work injuries
- Reducing workers’ compensation costs
- Increasing overall production of the company
- Keeping employees safer
Accidents and injuries at work may leave employers dealing with extensive fines and lawsuits. Not only can pre-employment strength testing reduce the amount of on-site work injuries, but it can improve the company’s overall output. Before hiring an individual, it is often necessary to make sure they can perform the duties expected of them and pre-employment strength testing can help employers do just that.
Contact a WorkSTEPS Pre-Employment Testing Provider Today
If you are considering pre-employment strength testing or any other kind of pre-employment testing, the administrators at WorkSTEPS have the necessary experience to guide you through the process and help you receive the full benefits from these tests. With such serious risks associated with worksite injuries, it may be in your best interest to conduct these tests. Call our office today at (512) 617-4100 to learn more.