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New Employee Physical Examination

New Staff Health Examination

  • New staff to complete the health examination prior to their first day of work:

    1. According to Article 20 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the employers shall conduct pre-employment physical examinations for laborers at the time of employment. The laborers are obligated to accept the examinations.

    2. By the Occupational Safety and Health Act, it is mandatory that the employee take the health examination to determine their suitability for the job and to prevent work-related threats or injuries. Thus, the health examination must be completed before the date of employment.

    3. Violation of Article 20 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act will result in a fine of no more than NT$3000

  • Prior to the first day of work, new staff are required to complete the health examination at a medical institution approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The original copy of the health report should be submitted to Division of Health Service on the date of employment (the health examination process for medical institution take from 7-30 working days, so it is recommended to complete the health exam in advance). 

  • Go to: https://hrpts.osha.gov.tw/asshp/hrpm1055.aspxto search for medical institution approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to complete your new staff health exam.

  • NTHU accepts health exam reports that are within the validity period before the date of employment. The inspection categories must include all the categories from NTHU’s new staff health exam form. New staff health exam inspection categories and form can be found on the website of Division of Health Service.

  • After registration, please go to the Academic Information System/Health care(Employee Physical and Medical Check-up Questionnaire) to fill up your health information, if there are any diseases or abnormal health conditions, please fill in accordingly to have a better assessment on overwork support and consultations.

  • Inability to complete the health examination on date of employment, and cannot complete the registration process is your own responsibility.

  • If you have done your New Staff Health Examination, please take your health report to Division of Health Service. If you have any questions, please contact us by email: clinic@my.nthu.edu.tw, or by phone: +886-3-5743000. We will contact you as soon as possible.

 

 

New Staff Health Examination Q & A

  • Why is it necessary for new staff to complete the health examination prior to their first day of work?

  1. According to Article 20 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the employers shall conduct pre-employment physical examinations for laborers at the time of employment. The laborers are obligated to accept the examinations.

  2. By the Occupational Safety and Health Act, it is mandatory that the employee take the health examination to determine their suitability for the job and to prevent work-related threats or injuries. Thus, the health examination must be completed before the date of employment. 

  • When must the new staff health examination be completed?

Prior to the first day of work, new staff are required to complete the health examination at a medical center approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. The original copy of the health report should be submitted to Division of Health Service on the date of employment (the health examination process for medical centers take from 7-30 working days, so it is recommended to complete the health exam in advance). 

  • Will failure to submit the health examination report result in a civil penalty?

    1. Violation of Article 20 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act will result in a fine of no more than NT$3000.

  • What are the inspection categories for the new staff health examination?

  1. Operation experience examination, past disease history, self-awareness symptoms.

  2. Height, weight, waistline measurement, eyesight, color identification, hearing, blood pressure, and physical examinations.

  3. Chest X-ray.

  4. Urine Protein and Occult Blood.

  5. Hemoglobin and white blood cell count.

  6. Blood sugar, ALT, creatinine, cholesterol, triglyceride, and HDL-C.

  7. Other necessary examinations.

to search for medical centers approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to complete your new staff health exam.

  • What is the time frame for the new staff health examination report that NTHU is willing to accept?

    1. NTHU accepts health exam reports that are within the validity perior. The inspection categories must include all the categories from NTHU’s new staff health exam form. New staff health exam inspection categories and forms can be found on the website of the Office of Personnel.

  • Who should pay for the new staff health examination fee?

    1. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, new staff must complete the health exam prior to the date of employment. Thus, the new staff health exam fee should be paid for by the new staff themselves.

  • Will NTHU host a new staff health examination on campus?

    1. According to part a) of Question 2 -> NTHU won't host a new staff health examination on campus.

  • Can new staff take the employee health exam that NTHU hosts on campus at their own expense?

    1. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, new staff must complete the health exam before the date of employment. Also, the on campus employee health examination is paid for by the employer. Thus, new staff cannot complete the new staff health exam at their own expense during the on campus employee health examination.

 

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