Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? (Quiz)

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work?

You can answer the question if you are too sick to go to work when you can apply all the signs that are indicated below.

The following are the signs that you might be too sick to go to work.

When to call in sick, man or woman in bed

You might have some sick symptoms that might make you feel too unwell to deal with work tasks today.

You need to make sure that you get consulted by your doctor first before making the assumption that you are too sick to go to work.

This can help verify if you are too sick to go to work.

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? (Quiz)

When to call in sick because of runny nose

A runny nose can indicate a symptom that might lead to a certain condition such as allergies.

You should let yourself be considered sick when this runny nose is just going to bother you all throughout the workweek.

Sari Friedman is a Toronto-based human resources consultant and career coach states that if you are too dysfunctional to do work, you need to stay home.

When to call in sick, man or woman coughing

Coughing can be very disruptive at work, especially if it is associated with runny nose or another physical condition.

You might also have the flu which can be the cause of why you are having this coughing fit.

Dr. Brown suggests that you should stay home and get some rest when you are having this coughing fit.

You can also try to alleviate your sore throat by taking analgesic medications or try some home remedies that can cure this coughing fit.

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? (Quiz)

When to call in sick, man or woman with fever

You should stay home when you are feeling the fever.

This can only produce some unwanted fever in the office if you are working while having the fever.

You need to start thinking that there is nothing heroic about going to work while you are sick.

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? (Quiz)

When to call in sick, man or woman in bed comfy

Body chills or heat can be a sign that you are sick so you should stay home when this happens.

You need to do this to avoid getting your colleagues sick as well.

When to call in sick, man or woman at work desk

When you are suffering from a headache, you need to stay at home.

The worst kind of headache can have some accompanied pain such as neck stiffness which can affect how the person does his or her work.

You need to take the time to treat yourself at home to minimize the occurrence of this headache again. 

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? (Quiz)

Am I Too Sick To Go To Work? Quiz

This test will be answering the question if you are too sick to go to work or not.

You might be wondering about this since you have been feeling under the weather lately.

Instructions: The following questions will indicate if you are too sick to go to work or not.

Please read the following questions carefully and choose the choice that applies to you in each question.

Please answer the questions honestly to get an accurate result.

Do you currently have a fever?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Have you checked your temperature and found out that you are too above the average temperature such as 39 to 45 degrees?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Can you carry your body easily right now?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Are you always blowing your runny nose?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Have you been having the cold for several days now?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Are you experiencing persistent headaches right now?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Have you experienced vomiting currently?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Do you have a contagious illness such as the flu or coughing?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Have you gone through surgery lately?

  • Yes – 1
  • No – 0

Can you handle work tasks right now?

  • Yes – 0
  • No – 1

Total scoring criteria:

6 – 10 points – you are too sick to go to work

4 – 5 points – you are not feeling well but you can still manage work

0 – 3 points – you are not too sick to go to work

Citations

Reader’s Digest. 5 Signs You Should Call in Sick.

Mary Grace B Quitalig

Mary Grace B. Quitalig is a Registered Psychometrician. She has a BA in Psychology. She is experienced in administering, interpreting, and scoring psychological tests in which the results are used to grant admission of students in a school. She is also experienced in interviewing children who have undergone trauma and students who are in need of additional counselling for previous risky behaviours such as self-harming. She is currently working on articles about the different fields of psychology and various topics that surround our modern cultures such as activities during holidays and celebrities.