Pre-Employment Medicals

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Pre-employment medical assessments are a workforce risk management tool used to screen individuals for risk factors that may limit their ability to perform a job safely and effectively.


Torquay Doctors and Craignish Doctors offers comprehensive and detailed pre-employment medical examinations, pre-placement and periodic medical assessments. Furthermore, our medical assessments can be tailored to suit your business needs. In summary, the health and safety of your staff is essential and is key to optimising company productivity.


Some of the benefits of asking staff to undergo a pre-employment medical include:


  • A safer working environment
  • Reduction in workplace injuries
  • Minimised downtime
  • Reduction in WorkCover claims and insurance costs
  • Matching the capacity of the employee with the role and
  • Overall recruitment cost and risk reduction.


A pre-employment medical could include:


  • Height, weight, body mass index (BMI)
  • Cardiovascular examination (heart check, blood pressure, pulse)
  • Full musculoskeletal examination including comprehensive range of movement
  • Central nervous system examination
  • Examination for hernias and other abdominal abnormalities
  • Urinalysis for diabetes or kidney / bladder disorders
  • Respiratory examination
  • Vision assessment including colour blindness
  • Audiometry (hearing test)
  • Spirometry (lung function test)
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Work fitness assessments