Checklist: When Can You Require an Employee to Attend a Medical Examination
Determining whether an employee is fit for work is an important part of health and safety in your workplace. Sometimes it may be necessary for you to ask an employee to attend a medical examination. For example, if the employee is taking extended personal leave, you may need evidence of their capability to perform their job. But there are grey areas when requiring personal information like this from an employee. This checklist will help you to make sure you stay within your rights when requesting medical information from an employee or a health professional on the employee’s behalf.
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