Can sickness absence be predicted at the pre-placement health assessment?

Occup Med (Lond). 1999 Jul;49(5):337-9. doi: 10.1093/occmed/49.5.337.

Abstract

Pre-placement health assessments may be used not only to assess fitness for work but also to predict sickness absence. A risk assessment based on available evidence is proposed for making such judgements.

MeSH terms

  • Absenteeism*
  • Health Status Indicators*
  • Humans
  • Personnel Management
  • Risk Assessment / methods*