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Legal Considerations in Physical Abilities Testing: What you don't know can hurt you!

lpimageThis webinar briefly explains what Pre-Employment Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) is and covers the ADA and EEOC guidelines related to this type of testing.  Throughout the presentation we cite applicable case law that provides insight into issues that should be considered during the design and implementation of PAT.  The webinar concludes with a checklist of issues to be considered when selecting a business partner to help you administer tests. 

By particpating in this webinar, you will:

  • Understand how various federal employment discrimination laws, including the ADA, impact the design and implementation of a pre-employment PAT Program.
  • Learn real life examples involving relevant case law and EEOC guidance regarding PAT testing.
  • Learn practical ideas and guidelines to help avoid potential legal entanglements.
  • Know how to select vendors who can implement defensible testing.


Deborah Lechner, PT, MS  President of ErgoScience

R. Eddie Wayland - Partner in King & Ballow Law Offices


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