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Pre Employment - WorkSTEPS

While your employment candidates may seem qualified on paper, how can you be sure they are physically safe to do the job? WorkSTEPS Pre-Employment Post-Offer Functional Employment Testing is designed and administered to help you determine if a candidate is capable of safely performing the essential functions of the job they’ve been offered.

After performing a job analysis and validating the essential functions of the job, WorkSTEPS Pre-Employment Post-Offer Functional testing confirms your new hire candidates are physically capable of safely performing those essential functions.

Post-Offer Functional Employment Benefits:

  • Decrease work-related injuries
  • Lower workers’ compensation costs—by 50% on average during the first year of implementation
  • Reduce turnover
  • Increase productivity by hiring elite workers, ready to contribute
  • Decrease healthcare costs
  • Lower accident rates
  • Less disruption to production when skilled workers become disabled
  • Less disruption to production when skilled workers become disabled

WorkSTEPS has performed thousands of job function analyses on thousands of jobs. Depending on your needs, WorkSTEPS can develop test protocols based on existing job descriptions, or can complete an individualized, thorough Job Task Analysis to collect precise data regarding the physical requirements of the job.

“10% of Americans have limitations in the kind of work they can safely perform.“


Our rigorous testing process is administered by our trained and certified staff, which ensures quality and consistency of our testing methods. Our trained physical therapists cumulatively perform hundreds of tests each week. On average, one in fourteen assessments result in a “not capable” determination, saving potential employers an estimated $38,000, on average, for each such determination. Pre-Employment Post-Offer testing with WorkSTEPS gives employers confidence they’ve reduced the chance of injuries and improved workplace safety.