Optima Health advises on appropriate support measures for applicants
where they have identified a functional limitation through pre-placement
health screening process. This process evaluates the fitness of an
applicant’s declared health in relation to the hazards and risks of the
job, environment or activities.
In addition, there are some regulations that require a person’s
fitness for work to be assessed. A health assessment is a process to
evaluate an employee against set criteria for fitness to perform a role;
the OH service will conduct and advise on the outcomes of the
appropriate screening against the set criteria.