Stevenson, Richard D.M. PhD; Siddall, Andrew G. PhD; Turner, Philip F.J. PhD; Bilzon, James L.J. PhD
Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath (Dr Stevenson, Dr Siddall, Dr Turner, Dr Bilzon); Occupational Performance Research Group, University of Chichester, Chichester (Dr Siddall); and Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service, Preston, Lancashire (Dr Turner), UK.
Address correspondence to: James L.J. Bilzon, PhD, 1 West, Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK ([email protected]).
Funding: This work was jointly funded by the Chief Fire Officer's Association, The FireFit Steering Group and the Fire Research & Training Trust [project code RE-FH1085].
Conflicts of Interests: None declared.
Clinical Significance: This paper describes the processes involved in implementing physical employment tests and standards, as a routine in-service physical capability procedure, using a real-world example. This process could be replicated by other occupational health professionals managing fitness for work across a range of occupations.