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Your questions answered: Can we request medical evidence to prove an employee is fit for work?

By Portner Press on February 1st, 2019
  1. Workplace Policies
  2. Health & Safety Policies

 

Q
If an employee injures themselves at home and we have concerns about them undertaking their duties, can we ask them to provide a medical clearance from their doctor or should it be a company designated doctor?

 

A
You can request medical evidence from the employee or require the employee to attend a medical examiner as directed by your company.

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