EMPLOYEE FITNESS FOR DUTY

 

Employees must be physically and mentally capable of performing the essential functions of their assignment with or without reasonable accommodations.   The school district complies with all federal and state laws regarding the collection of health and medical information.

 

Employees shall be required upon request of the Superintendent to respond or submit to medical inquiries or examinations with are related and necessary, where there is evidence of a job performance or safety problem, and when required or otherwise permitted by law.

 

Employees are required to disclose any medical restrictions that limit their ability to perform the essential functions of the assigned job to their supervisor or Human Resources and to request a meeting with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator to discuss the provision of reasonable accommodations.  Supervisors are required to notify Human Resources of any employees with medical restrictions that limit their ability to perform the essential functions of their assignment.

 

 

Legal Reference:

 

ADA

FMLA

HIPAA

 

Nebraska Statute:  79-608

 

Cross Reference:                      905      Safety Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy                                                                           COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Adopted:   _3/13/06_______                                       Columbus, Nebraska

                                                                                    Reviewed:  11/9/09