Some employers have doctors do medical exams to help keep workers healthy and productive. Or, a new employee may be sent to the doctor before starting the job. The doctor may order tests and treatments. But some tests are not needed. And some treatments may actually be risky for employees. Plus, sometimes this care can be expensive or cause employees to miss work. Learn more about these tests and treatments below, from experts at the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). This resource from Choosing Wisely released in December 2014, is aimed at employers to consider guidelines when sending workers or job candidates to the doctor.
Access the resource here: Workers Treatment