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1


Sworn personnel on light duty are permitted to drive an agency vehicle to and from work only.



True


False

False

2


While on light duty, who shall maintain pay records of the employee?



Temporary supervisor


Supervisor


Director of Human Resource or designee


Division Commander

Supervisor

3


If the employee, under Medical Placement, is offered a position within the initial allowable time period of comparable pay and chooses not to accept the position, the employee will be given Preferencial Rehire status.



True


False

False

4


Who is the memo for the Medical Placement Process sent to, via chain of command?



Division Commander


Risk Management


Immediate Supervisor


Director of Human Resources or designee

Director of Human Resources or designee

5


After a fitness for duty examination the findings of an evaluation indicate the need to suspend temporarily the sworn status of an employee, it must be done by _______________



Captain equivalent or above


Corporal


Lieutenant/Commander equivalent


Sergeant

Captain equivalent or above

6


While on light duty, whenever possible, overtime shall be approved in advance by ____________



the employee’s regular supervisor


the employee’s temporary supervisor


the employee’s Division Commander


the Director of Human Resources or designee

the employee’s regular supervisor

7


A physician designated by the agency may not be used to determine the physical abilities of the person to perform limited duty assignments.



True


False

False

8


What must be obtained when an employee is temporarily incapable of performing his/her regular duties?



A physician’s certification


Authorization from Division Commander


Authorization from Director of Human Resources


Authorization from immediate supervisor

A physician’s certification

9


How many days does the Medical Placement process afford the employee the option of filling a current vacancy for which the employee is qualified?



120


60


30


90

90

10


After a fitness for duty examination present the need to permanently revoke the sworn status; must be approved by ________



Director of Human Resource


Division Commander


Lieutenant


Sheriff

Sheriff

11

Fitness for duty examinations must be requested by a
Lieutenant/Commander equivalent, or above.

True

False

True

12


Personnel on light duty can work only in the area they are status for.



True


False

False

13

If findings of an evaluation
indicate the need to suspend temporarily the sworn status of an employee, it
must be done by a Captain equivalent or above.

True

False

True

14


Light duty assignments can become permanent.



True


False

False

15


In compliance with the American Disabilities Act the agency is required to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified employee.



True


False

False

In compliance with the American Disabilities Act the agency will make
reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of
an otherwise qualified employee unless such accommodations would impose
an undue hardship on the operation of the Orange County Sheriff's Office

16


If a Deputy becomes pregnant; what must be provided by the deputy if there is a change in duty status?



memo, via chain of command, to Director of Human Resources or designee


memo, via chain of command, to Under Sheriff


written notification from their physician identifying light or no duty


memo, via chain of command, to Division Commander

written notification from their physician identifying light or no duty

17


Medical Placement Process is the process that applies to current employees who, because of a qualifying disability under ADA, a medical condition, or an impairment, are no longer able to perform the essential functions necessary for their job, with or without reasonable accommodation.



True


False

True

18


Who will be assigned to DRW when no exceptions are made?



DS/DFC/MDS


Sergeant and below


Lieutenant and below


Corporal and below

Sergeant and below

19


Light duty personnel calling in sick or reporting an unscheduled absence shall call ____________



their supervisor


the Director of Human Resources


their Division Commander


their temporary supervisor

their temporary supervisor

20


If an employee, under Medical Placement, qualifies for a vacant position that has been posted, he/she will need to compete in the Transfer Review Board.



True


False

False

21


Who shall sworn, light duty personnel, report to?



Section Commander


Director of Human Resources or designee


Immediate Supervisor


Division Commander

Section Commander

22


All of the following can initiate the Medical Placement Process EXCEPT:



Risk Management Supervisor


Employee's Chain of Command


Employee


Director of Human Resources or designee

Director of Human Resources or designee

The process is initiated by the employee's chain of command, the
Risk Management Supervisor, or the employee.

23


Employees on light duty due to a service related or non-service related disability/injury desiring to work any form of secondary employment (non-enforcement related) must first notify _______________



Immediate Supervisor


Director of Human Resources or designee


Division Major


Division Commander

Division Commander

Employees on light duty due to a service related or non-service related
disability/injury desiring to work any form of secondary employment (non-enforcement
related) must first notify their Division Commander in writing to
obtain approval.

24


After being Medically Placed; when will the employee receive medical clearance indicating the ability to perform the new position?



within 2 weeks


within 4 weeks


within 60 days


within 90 days

within 2 weeks

25


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the agency is required reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified employee.



True


False

False

In compliance with the ADA, the agency will make
reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of
an otherwise qualified employee unless such accommodations impose an
undue hardship on the operation of the Sheriff's Office.

26


Employees placed on light duty due to psychological, mental, or emotional concerns are permitted to maintain possession of their credentials and weapon(s)



True


False

False

27


A medically placed employee will continue to remain in the same pay range as the position they left.



True


False

False

The employee shall receive compensation based on the appropriate pay range of the new position. If the new position is a decrease in pay, the employee shall be placed in the highest step to minimize a pay decrease, but in the range of the new position. If the new position is an increase in responsibility and pay, the employee shall be compensated consistent with the agency's pay and compensation policy.

28


Limited duty assignments are not considered permanent and may be granted solely at the discretion of __________



the Division Commander


the Under Sheriff


the Director of Human Resource


the Sheriff

the Sheriff

29


Fitness for duty examinations can not be disclosed to those in the employee's chain of command. Psychologist/patient privilege exists with this type of evaluation and it is considered confidential under Florida State Statute Chapters 90 and 119.



True


False

False

GO 4.1.5 (4 E 4)

The findings/results of these evaluations will be disclosed to those in the employee's chain of command and others who need to know. No psychologist/patient privilege exists with this type of evaluation and it is not considered confidential under Florida State Statute Chapters 90 and 119.

30


When requesting limited duty for a non-service related disability and the employee can no longer perform their regular duties; who shall the request be forwarded to?




Division Commander


Director of Human Resources or designee


Under Sheriff


Immediate Supervisor

Director of Human Resources or designee

31


Consistent with applicable law, who may require periodic exams of personnel on light duty to determine their medical status.



Immediate Supervisor


Division Commander


Division Major


Director of Human Resources or designee

Director of Human Resources or designee

32


While on limited duty any examinations requested by the agency will be paid for by who?



Workman's Comp


the agency


the employee


the employees health insurance

the agency

33


If an employee, under Medical Placement, chooses a vacant position the division with the vacancy shall be contacted and the position recruitment or Transfer Review Board process placed on hold.



True


False

True

34


Once an employee clears fitness for duty, re-examinations will not be required at any time during employment.



True


False

False

GO 4.1.5 (4 E 6)

Re-examinations may be required at any time during employment in order to determine an employee's fitness for duty.

35


While on light duty all leave or sick time requests shall be submitted on an official agency request form to ____________



immediate supervisor


Director of Human Resource or designee


Division Commander


temporary supervisor

temporary supervisor

36


Who must an employee that is on limited duty due to a service related or non-service related disability/injury and desires to work any form of secondary employment (non-enforcement related) notify and obtain approval?



Sheriff


Director of Human Resource or designee


Under Sheriff


Division Commander

Division Commander

Employees on limited duty due to a service related or non-service related
disability/injury desiring to work any form of secondary employment (non-enforcement
related) must first notify their Division Commander in writing to
obtain approval.

37


Disabilities resulting from authorized work activities that prevent employees from performing their regular assignments.


service related disability

38

Disabilities resulting from non-work activities that prevent employees from performing their regular assignments.

Non-service related disability

39

An employee who has exhausted all leave and all alternatives to leave resulting in termination from the agency who may be given preference for reinstatement.

Preferential Recall

40

An examination of an employees ability to perform various activities and tasks in a structured setting.

Functional Capacity

41

Any form of employment of a non-enforcement related nature other than with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Secondary Employment

42


If the fitness for duty does not permit the individual to continue employment in the present classification is permanent, he/she may not apply for any other vacant position within the agency for which he/she is qualified.



True


False

False

43


Personnel on light duty may not be allowed to remain on their normal duty schedule.



True


False

False

GO 4.1.5 (4 B 2)

Personnel will be allowed to remain on their normal duty schedule whenever possible, unless agency needs dictate otherwise.

44


When applying for the Medical Placement Process, no other documentation is required besides the memo.



True


False

False

Medical documentation shall accompany the memorandum stating details of the disability, medical condition, or impairment and a description of what reasonable accommodation, if any, is requested or necessary.

45


An employee may be required to submit to periodic fitness for duty examinations depending on the position, the job requirements, and the supervisor's concern over an individual's physical and/or psychological condition. These examinations may include, but are not limited to the following EXCEPT:



a functional capacity exam


psychological evaluation


knowledge exam


medical examination

knowledge exam

46


Who is notified if an employee, under Medical Placement, chooses a vacant position that has not been posted?



Division Commander


Under Sheriff


Immediate Supervisor


Director of Human Resources or designee

Undersheriff

47


Who will determine the individual's employment status should an individual be incapable of performing in any vacant position, or if a position is not available?

Should an individual be incapable of performing in any vacant position, or if a position is not available, all documentation and medical evidence will be referred to the employee's Division Commander and _________________ to determine the individual's employment status.


Division Commander

Director of Human Resource or designee

Risk Management


Under Sheriff

A & B

A & B

GO 4.1.5 (4 E 10)

Should an individual be incapable of performing in any vacant position, or if a position is not available, all documentation and medical evidence will be referred to the employee's Division Commander and the Human Resources Director or designee to determine the individual's employment status

48


Who may require an employee, who is on limited duty, submit to medical examination(s)?



Division Commander


Under Sheriff


Immediate Supervisor


Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

49


Application for Light Duty must be sent, via chain of command, to ____________



Risk Management


Director of Human Resources or designee


Division Commander


Division Major

Director of Human Resources or designee

50


Who will coordinate medical, psychological or functional capacity fitness for duty exams?



Director of Human Resources or designee


Immediate Supervisor


Lieutenant/Commander equivalent


Division Commander

Director of Human Resources or designee

51


Who can order a Fitness for duty examination?



Squad members


Corporal


Lieutenant/Commander equivalent, or above


Sergeant

Lieutenant/Commander equivalent, or above

52

A composite of actual incapacity to perform the tasks usually encountered in one's employment and the wage loss resulting therefrom, and physical impairment of the body.

Disability

53

A status referring to the greatest extent of recovery from an injury, illness or disease, and further recovery is not anticipated based upon reasonable medical probability.

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)

54

Status of personnel who are incapacitated and unable to perform their regular assigned duties, but have been released by a physician to return to work under stated limitations and restrictions prior to reaching MMI.

Light duty

55

Status that exists after an employee reaches MMI and is released to work but his/her work activities are limited by physical or psychological restrictions placed by appropriate medical personnel. The medical restrictions that limit the employee's ability, with or without reasonable accommodations, to perform essential functions of their pre-injury job

Limited Duty

56


If a fitness for duty examination indicates a condition that does not permit the individual to continue employment in the present classification, he/she may be _______________



terminated


placed in the Medical Placement Process


temporarily re-assigned to light duty status


suspended

temporarily re-assigned to light duty status

57


How long does an employee under Medical Placement have to select a position for which he/she qualifies?



90 days


14 days


7 days


60 days

90 days

58


An employee will be medically separated in the following instances EXCEPT:



lost a suitable position because employee was surpassed in the Transfer Review Board


chooses to opt out of the process


the agency is unable to locate a suitable position for which the employee is qualified


does not choose a position within the allowable time

lost a suitable position because employee was surpassed in the Transfer Review Board

59


If at the end of _____________, an employee is still on light duty, he/she may be required by the Director of Human Resources or designee to submit to a medical evaluation paid by the agency.



3 months


1 month


6 months


1 year

3 months