Date of Award

1993

Document Type

Scholarly Project

Degree Name

Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

Department

Physical Therapy

First Advisor

Henry C. Wessman

Keywords

Personnel Selection; Work Capacity Evaluation; Workers' Compensation

Abstract

This paper presents a literature review of ways to reduce the cost of Worker's Compensation Claims. Years reviewed are 1976 through 1992. Methods reviewed in this paper include preemployment screening, preplacement screening, job analysis, Ergonomics as it relates t o preemployment screening, and the legal aspects of preemployment/replacement screening. Guidelines are given for formulation of preplacement screening.

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