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Q: Can I ask a Employee that drives a tractor trailer for medical clearance , if I observe him looking medically unfit?

He took vacation for some weeks and came back ready to work and he mentioned to us he couldnt move his arm for one day and felt weak. He said he went to the doctor and they checked him and said he is ok after running test. We are just concerned with him driving and possibly getting into a accident.

Christopher Q. Davis
Christopher Q. Davis
answered on Feb 5, 2024

Under the ADA, a disability-related inquiry or medical examination of an employee may be "job-related and consistent with business necessity" when an employer "has a reasonable belief, based on objective evidence, that: (1) an employee's ability to perform essential job... View More

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