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Examples of Work Related Difficulties

ABSENTEEISM:

  • Multiple instances of unauthorized leave
  • Excessive sick leave
  • Frequent Monday and/or Friday absences
  • Repeated absences, particularly if they follow a pattern
  • Excessive tardiness, especially on Monday mornings or returning from lunch
  • Leaving work early
  • Peculiar and increasingly improbable excuses for absences l Frequent unscheduled short-term absences (with or without medical excuse)

"ON-THE-JOB" ABSENTEEISM:

  • Continued absences from post
  • Frequent trips to water fountain or rest room
  • Long coffee breaks
  • Physical illness on the job

ACCIDENTS:

  • High accident rate on the job
  • Accidents off the job but affecting job performance

IMPAIRED CONCENTRATION:

  • Work requires greater effort
  • Jobs take more time
  • Difficulty in recalling instructions
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty recalling own mistakes

LOWERED JOB EFFICIENCY:

  • Alternating pattern or high and low productivity
  • Missed deadlines
  • Bad decisions
  • Complaints from co-workers or customers

POOR RELATIONSHIPS ON THE JOB:

  • Avoidance of co-workers
  • Over-reaction to real or imagined criticism