The Purdue Pegboard Test is a renowned assessment tool designed to evaluate hand dexterity, particularly in the context of manual labor. Developed in 1948 by Dr. Joseph Tiffin, this test has stood the test of time as a reliable measure of hand and finger proficiency. The format is straightforward, utilizing a paper and pencil setup. With an age range spanning from 5 to 89 years, it offers versatility in assessing individuals across various life stages. The test assesses two key aspects of dexterity: gross movements involving hands, fingers, and arms, as well as fingertip dexterity essential for assembly tasks. Employers can leverage the insights provided by the Purdue Pegboard Test to aid in the selection of candidates for roles that require manual skills, ensuring optimal workforce alignment and performance.
Purpose: Aids in the selection of employees for various types of manual labor
Format: Paper and pencil
Age range: 5 years to 89 years
What's In The Box:
The Purdue Pegboard Test includes 50 Pins, 40 Washers, 20 Collars, 25 Profile Sheets, Quick Reference Guide, Instructions and Normative Data Booklet.