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WorkSTEPS Employment Testing

Matching the functional capabilities of candidates or return-from-injury workers with the essential functions of the job can be key for employers seeking to create a safer, more productive workplace.

The certified WorkRightSM clinicians at OrthoIllinois utilize the proprietary WorkSTEPS employment testing program that offers employers validated, measurable results with a predictable return on investment.

  • Decreased Turnover
  • Increased Work Productivity
  • Safer work environment
  • Reductions in lost time
  • Diminished incidence of fraud and abuse
  • Reduced modifier rates and Workers’ Compensation premium
  • Reduction in Group Health costs

OrthoIllinois offers three WorkSTEPS employment tests to employers. This content-valid functional employment testing has bee performed millions of times resulting in significant benefits for employers, including mitigating costs and days lost throughout the post-injury process.

  • Historical pre-injury data from post offer tests can be used as a “baseline” for claims.
  • WorkSTEPS testing helps mitigate the number and cost of claims and assist in the resolution of claims.
  • WorkSTEPS testing helps evaluate physical performance and capabilities post-injury.
  • WorkSTEPS data helps facilitate accommodation to reduce employee time-lost due to injury.
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