Employers use polygraph screening to select candidates or
in disciplinary matters.
- CV and Qualification Validation
- Employment Screening
- Pre-Employment Assessment
- Integrity Tests
- Drugs/Alcohol Abuse
Generally, employers are permitted to use polygraph testing to investigate specific incidents where:
Polygraph testing has been widely accepted by the Labour Court and the CCMA.
The sole reliance by the employer on unspecific polygraph results is insufficient to discharge the onus in terms of section 192 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 to prove that the dismissal was fair. To discharge this onus, the test of a balance of probabilities is used.