Unlike other pre-employment physical exams, such as job simulation or physician physicals, the PCP provides objective baseline data about an employee’s maximum performance. Tests or physicals that do not record objective measurements are of little or no value in the rehabilitation process or in assisting with the reduction of workers compensation claims. Most state statutes only require employers to be responsible for the injury or degree of aggravation they caused. Without reproducible and measurable medical end points, physicians, therapists, and attorneys are simply left with subjective and disputable information.
PCP network locations have collectively tested over 220,000 employees. Current end users include public and private corporations, municipalities, self-insured workers compensation funds, statewide trade associations, and school districts. The labor force tested a wide range of employees: from clerical personnel to heavy industrial laborers. With the PCP system, employers of any kind can be assured they are hiring people with the appropriate strength to perform their jobs. Employees can have confidence that if injured, they will be fairly rehabilitated and/or compensated. When the workplace is safer and fewer claims are filed, EVERYONE wins.