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County continues WorkFit exams

Barton County will continue to rely on a physical examination program to determine that new hires are physically fit to do the work of the county, the Barton County Commission decided this week.
The commission approved continuing with the WorkFit program.
“The pre-employment test determines the abilities of the potential employee to perform the essential functions of a job, with or without reasonable accommodation.  This reduces the risk of placing an individual in a position where there is a substantial risk of injury to the person or others, thereby reducing work-related injuries and potential workers compensation claims,” county information explained ...

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