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Background Check Services

Making a wise decision takes more than just guesswork. Thus, making it very important to conduct background checks. These background checks can be run by an employer to determine who they are dealing with so that they can make an informed decision. It helps you to comprehend the background of an individual and evaluate his/her complete past. This can include, but, is not limited to an identity check, education check, employment history check, medical history, financial history, credit history check, and criminal history check. The main objective of conducting the background check is to ensure that the information provided is accurate and can safeguard the interest of the person conducting the background check against fraudulent activities, income loss or damage to reputation.

What is a Background Check?

A background check assesses the person conducting it to scrutinize the commercial, criminal and sometimes financial records of an individual and ensures that the information provided by the individual is 100% accurate to safeguard your interest from any negative aspects including damage of reputation, loss of income and fraudulent activity.

The background check is run by employers to check the background history of their candidates during the recruitment process. Some of the reasons that make a background check must for an employee include:

  • Makes the case for zero probability of the hiring process going for a toss
  • Uncovers the dishonest applicants
  • Filter out employees with a history of violence or drug abuse
  • Scrutinizes the criminal background of the potential employee so that only the ones with clean background are selected and kept for longer durations
  • Provides safe work environment to the employees hired
  • Better hires, less employee turnover

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Background Check Services

Pre-employment health check-up is a significant part of employee benefit for any organization. This ensures and informs the company about the present health status and well-being of the newly hired candidate on work.
Today, it is customary for many companies to get health check-up for employees done at the time of hiring and on an annual basis as well. Pre-employment check-up includes the basic screening investigations needed to determine the candidate's medical fitness required for employment.



Importance of Pre-Employment Medical Checkups

To Maintain Safety at Workplace

The new candidate should be free from medical conditions that could result in harming other people (colleagues or customers), especially in health and safety sensitive jobs such as driving, piloting, working in automation etc.

Health Record Compilation

A Pre employment health checkup establishes baseline health related data against which the future health status of an employee can be compared. It identifies existing medical conditions, including lifestyle and contagious diseases which could get adversely affected by occupational exposure.

Ascertain Productivity and Efficiency

These tests establish that the new employee is free from medical conditions which can affect his productivity post employed. Companies understand the importance of a healthy employee as his health is going to be directly proportional to his productivity and efficiency towards work.

Cost to Company for Medical Reimbursement

Considering that medical treatment is getting costlier by the day, employee health is becoming a major concern for companies. Several companies provide full or partial coverage for medical expense to their employees. An employee who suffers from a long-term illness which may require frequent hospitalization and absenteeism from work may cost the employer a lot of money. Companies want to assess this before hiring the candidate.


What do pre-employment checkups include?

Pre employment checkups are usually basic screening tests which gives a broad assessment of the candidate's health status.
Usually they include the following test, though they may vary from company to company.

  • Complete Medical & Physical Examination
  • Laboratory Investigations
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Blood Sugar Test (usually fasting)
  • Urine Routine & Microscopy
  • Blood Group & Rh Factor
  • X-Ray Chest
  • ECG
  • Lipid Profile
  • Kidney function test
  • Liver function test
  • Optional tests
  • HIV
  • HBsAg (Hepatitis)

Employee health checkup is every company's responsibility. iSTATAM has designed special executive health checkup packages and pre employment health checkup packages.

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