Pre- Employment Health Packages
Pre employment health checkup is being taken seriously by many private and government organizations due to its significance of the benefits for any organization. This ensures that the company is aware of the health status and well being of its entire employee force and whether or not they can sustain themselves without many health complications. No wonder, it has become something of a regulation for many companies to schedule pre-employment health check-ups prior to hiring and also on an annual basis.
This set of check-ups can also be helpful to ascertain whether the candidate is medically fit enough to serve the organization.
Of late, many companies have embraced this idea of having their employees screened on health grounds for better performance. Pre-employment checkup is not too time-consuming a test as most of the tests are basic in nature and all of them are not done in a single sitting. .
What are the Benefits of Pre Employment Check Up?
It maintains safety at workplace
An employee, who is either serving or a fresher, is made to undergo a pre-employment health check up so they do not harm or contaminate any disease, which they are already suffering from. For instance;a person with TB in a call center, a cook with typhoid in a restaurant, an asthmatic as an AC mechanic, a colorblind person in a clothing store, etc.
Health Record Compilation
A Pre employment health checkup helps in archiving the data against which the health status of the employee can be compared for reference. This can also be a multipurpose source of information that can shed light on a person's present medical conditions, habits with regard to lifestyle and contagious diseases, which could get adversely affected by occupational exposure.
Ascertain Productivity and Efficiency
This test is a useful way to check if any persisting health condition is becoming a barrier to an individual's productivity while serving the organization. Likewise they can also make fair assumption of the new employee on the performance and productivity metrics. The reason; a person's physical well-being is directly proportional to the productivity at work.
Cost to Company for Medical Reimbursement
Given many people find it hard to bear the medical expenses all by their own; many companies have finally identified the need to have pre-employment health check-ups. This helps the employees in keeping their medical expenses reduced to a great extent. An employee who suffers from long-term illness would require frequent hospitalization. This may lead to frequent absenteeism that'd cost both the employer and the employee
How Much is this Check-Up Going to Cost?
The check covers all the basic tests that can track the overall fitness of the employees. This include:
- Complete Medical / Physical Examination
- Laboratory Investigations
- Complete Blood Count (26 parameters)
- Blood Sugar Fasting
- Urine Routine & Microscopy
- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
- Blood Group & Rh Factor
- X-RAY Chest
- Optional Tests
- HIV (For AIDS)
- SGPT (For Liver)
- Cholesterol (Heart)
- HBsAg (Hepatitis)
- Creatinine (Kidney)
Therefore the pre employment health packages in Delhi can vary between INR 1000 to INR 5050 (approx..) depending on the inclusion and exclusion of the tests.