A job task analysis is the process in which job demands are understood. In the context of Fit for Duty programs, these demands are in relation to physical demands. The science relating to job tasks analysis has evolved considerably in the past decade, so we now have a clear understanding of this process. Organisations need to be aware that is indeed a process, which involves many stages. The traditional methods, where a professional would tick off boxes on clipboard, is not in line with the scientific methods which make up the job task analysis. Job task analyses can take weeks to months to complete properly. If they are completed in a time much shorter than this then it is unlikely all the necessary information has been captured.