North Carolina’s Top Choice For Employment Testing

Paragon Safety Group partners with WorkSTEPS to assist employers in identifying at-risk employees at time of hire instead of waiting until they request an accommodation after they are placed, are marginal performers, or report an injury.

WorkSTEPS ™ testing is a medically-safe, legally-compliant, scientific and objective means of matching a worker’s functional capabilities with the essential functions of the job. Job Ready is a part of a statewide, regional and national WorkSTEPS provider network. WorkSTEPS has been in business for over 30 years and tests for every type of industry and is used by many Fortune 100, 500 and 1,000 clients.

Benefits of WorkSTEPS™ Employment Testing:

  • Reduce workers’ compensation claim costs by 50% or more in first year of use
  • Reduction of work-related injuries and severity
  • Reduction of lost time days (one employer reported a record-breaking 96% reduction in lost time days with post-offer testing!)
  • Reduction in turnover
  • Reduction in modifier rates
  • Reduction in incidents of fraud and abuse
  • Increased worker productivity
  • A Return on Investment of 30 to 1
  • Assistance to the employer on remaining compliant with federal hiring practices
  • A more physically fit workforce with wellness as a primary focus
  • Baseline medical information which can be used for apportionment if necessary
  • A more comprehensive job risk analysis, combining ergonomic, functional, medical and legal models
  • ADA compliance
  • EEOC compliance