Health screening reports benefit the employee and the employer. For the employee, having this open communication with their employer can encourage a healthy workplace relationship. For the employer, it is helpful to know each employee’s past, especially if there is information that could be harmful to other employees.
Accident prevention: ability to catch health problems the employee wasn’t aware of
Healthier lifestyle: dietary suggestions and general lifestyle advice to prevent health issues
Productive workforce: healthier employees means fewer absences and more productivity
A safer workplace: drug testing, sex offender searches, and background checks keep all current employees safe by eliminating any hazardous employees
Lower employee turnover: spending more time on the hiring process means less time spent hiring new employees in the long run
Employment and education verification: In most environments, education is a key to on-the-job success.
Social security verification: more accurate wage reports and proper credit to employees’ earnings
Reference and credit checks: informs employer about any debt, address changes, SSN and loan payments
Physical abilities screening: reduce employee injury and saves employers money
Sex offender registry screening: decreased risk of sexual misconduct between employees
Motor vehicle records screening: informs employer of any driving restrictions, violations or suspensions
Skills or personality assessments: to help categorize employees and inform employer which department they would be best in
Criminal history screening: typically done for candidates who will serve in a position that requires trust or high security
All of this information can help you be an informed employer and maintain a safe workplace. To see how health screening reports will help your company, try our free 30-day trial.