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    Default Company Physicals

    On May 26,2011 I was sent for a company renewal physical. Today the 2nd of Feb 2012 the TM informed me that I didn't list my doctors name or address on the form. I am being treated for hypertension and I answered yes to that question along with the medication I am on. Now he also told me that they want to know how long I have been being treated for this and my reply was where on the form does this ask that question as I don't think its any of the companies business as this is doctor patient information. Our BA who I called and asked about this claims he called the lawyer and I was to tell them I don't know how long I've been being treated as I not medically qualified. I just don't think its any of their business as I passed the test. The company doctor did put in his report that I was being treated for hypertension but again as far as I'm concerned its none of their business.

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    Default Re: Company Physicals

    I am also being treated for hypertension also known as high blood pressure. once diagnosed you are required to take the physical every year, until it is under control. That is a D.O.T requirement. And the company must adhere to D.O.T rules there for they should have the right to know, just my thought.

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    I have had this for over 30 years and have been treated with medication and as long as the bp readings are the upper number under 140 and the lower number under 90 then you qualify for a two year card this is per the D O T. However they are required to take the reading twice and also per the DOT once yo are issued a 1 year card you have to go every year. All the company needs to know is you have it and you qualified but it is none of their business on how many years you have been treated for this IMO.

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    Default Re: Company Physicals

    Why are they going over your long form now , 8 months later??

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    Default Re: Company Physicals

    Quote Originally Posted by x475 View Post
    Why are they going over your long form now , 8 months later??
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    Quote Originally Posted by x475 View Post
    Why are they going over your long form now , 8 months later??
    Exactly the same question I asked. The reply was I don't know well maybe someone should get some answers to my questions before I consider answering any of your questions was my reply.

 

 

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