This is the most ridiculous HR phone call ever


On one level, it's comforting to know that a company's HR department cares so much that its employees are fit and healthy.

But on another, this is absolutely ridiculous.

YouTuber Thom O'Neill told Twitter about a recent encounter that his brother had after sending an occupational health form to a new employer and unwittingly making a mistake.

Read below - and bear in mind that the ideal BMI range is between 18.5 and 24.9...

A classic example of this:

Excellently, one other Twitter user pointed out that the NHS's Healthy Weight Calculator tool describes a height of 4cm as 'unlikely' - yet 5cm is apparently fine, even with a 'regular' adult weight and age.

Meanwhile, others mused over a different aspect of the story: