How should HR respond to concerns about a co-worker's health? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “A member of our staff recently came to HR and said she was worried
that a co-worker is in such poor health that he might have a heart
attack on the job. The supposedly ill employee hasn’t mentioned any
health issues at all to HR or management. What's the proper HR response
when someone reports that she is concerned about a co-worker's health,
and specifically that it's affecting the co-worker's job performance?” — PT in HR
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