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Physical Exams as a Condition of Employment: Are They Permissible?

Author: Tracey E. Diamond

7/17/2017

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Physical Exams as a Condition of Employment: Are They Permissible?

Q.  My Company would like to have all applicants for employment submit to a pre-employment physical examination to ensure that they are fit for the position. Is this allowable?

A.  Employers may require an applicant to submit to a pre-employment physical examination, but only after a conditional offer of employment has been made, and even then only under the following conditions.