Physical employment standards for U.K. fire and rescue service personnel.

@article{Blacker2016PhysicalES,
  title={Physical employment standards for U.K. fire and rescue service personnel.},
  author={Sam David Blacker and Mark P. Rayson and David Michael Wilkinson and James Michael Carter and Alan Michael Nevill and Victoria L. Richmond},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={
          38-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND Evidence-based physical employment standards are vital for recruiting, training and maintaining the operational effectiveness of personnel in physically demanding occupations. AIMS (i) Develop criterion tests for in-service physical assessment, which simulate the role-related physical demands of UK fire and rescue service (UK FRS) personnel. (ii) Develop practical physical selection tests for FRS applicants. (iii) Evaluate the validity of the selection tests to predict criterion… CONTINUE READING
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