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Last updated on 18 January 2017
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How do I verify a candidate's medical fitness? This article looks at statutory safeguarding guidance and what it says about pre-employment checks. It also relays advice on medical checks for staff from ACAS, ASCL, one of our associate education experts, and the EHRC.

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  1. Requirement to verify physical and mental fitness for the role
  2. Can you ask about health or disabilities during the application process?
  3. Ensuring physical fitness for the role
  4. Disclosing medical conditions and disabilities
  5. Retrospective checks
  6. Examples of health questionnaires

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