The employee will be assessed by a Tamarack Safety certified and qualified medical professional who will determine if the employee is able to do that particular job. The medical professional may consider physical or mental abilities, sensory acuity, level of skill, functional limitations, etc. The medical professional will typically only report one of three conditions back to the employer:
fit subject to work modifications.
An employer is allowed to ask for information from a medical professional to make sure the employee is able to work safely, and that the employee's condition does not pose a hazard to themselves or to others.
A fit to work assessment may be done for the following reasons (but are not limited to):