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If a company wants you to go for a medical, what are they checking for? Drug use?
Is it in conjunction with anything, or have they just sprung it on you? If you are going to be travelling, or getting some extra benefits from work due to a contract change or something, then they may well just be assessing your general health for insurance purposes. If they have just sprung it on you for no reason that you can see, it may be that they are performing a specific check.
Are you the only person taking the test?
Are you full of drugs?
in a company that a mate works for. He said you have to go for a medical before you sign the contract. There will more than likely be some travel involved.
I'm not full of drugs but it's been an interesting summer and I know how long it takes things to leave your system.
I were pushed I would say that it would be a general medical, along the lines that any insurance company would ask for before putting you on cover. If there is no blood test then they are not checking for drugs, I reckon it's more likely to be the cup'n'cough test than anything else
there is a blood test
So suggest you do.
Some companies do drug tests but you should be informed of this.. its within yoru legal rights!
Generally it's to make sure you aren't going to keel over, but being a DiSer, suspect your lifestyle is proabbly not the best... Sigh.
and was asked to do a blood test etc... LOL.
we're going to be like little automated prisoners before we know it.
(I have just re-read 1984, which incidentally isn't as good as I remember it being)
Anyone see that film with Christian Bale on TV the other day? I want to say 'Delirium' or 'Supressed' or something like that. He's quite fit in it.
but not wishing to hire employees that take drugs, possibly valid as it can affect their work? the same as them not being too happy if they hired someone who drinks 20 pints a night and comes in every day with a hangover.
but it's rare I do anything silly substance wise these days but I've had a few slip ups in the past while
I'm off to buy some charcoal pills
You could be shooting yorself in the foot
I'm sch a cnt
I only just applied.
Mainly shrooms and weed. I know I stopped all that last year but sometimes you can't say no