The Psychology of Injury - Wearable Technology in the Workplace

Posted August 19, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Safety , Wearables
There is no shortage of new technologies flooding the occupational health and safety market. Several of these devices are meant to measure, provide feedback and ultimately “correct” poor or “dangerous” movements of a worker while he or she...
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Industrial Exoskeletons Reduce Workplace Injury: Truth or Myth?

Posted August 12, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Safety , Wearables
As technology continues to progress over the next decade, more exoskeletons (wearable devices that work in tandem with the worker) will continue to emerge in the market for industries including warehousing, automotive, construction, aerospace,...
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eBook: The Tale of Two Employers: Human-Centric vs. Technology-Centric Approaches

Posted August 07, 2019 in Ergonomics , Safety , ebook
As we progress into the digital age, technology is becoming more and more important in the workplace, no matter the field. This growth, while great for many companies, has definitively shifted the focus that employers have when dealing with...
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Infographic: The Right Way to Hire

Hiring seems like an easy process, doesn't it? You just put out a job ad, wait for the resumes to come in, and then hire the person who seems best for the job. Unfortunately, it's not quite that simple. While hiring can be easy, bringing in...
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Employers: How to Appropriately Implement Ergonomic Risk Assessments to Expand Your Hiring Pool

Employers throughout the country are ceaselessly seeking the highest quality talent. But sometimes, due to certain essential job functions and the physical demands associated with such, finding a qualitative pool of candidates that can meet them...
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Physical Demands Analysis: Essential for Improving Work Culture

If you are an employer that is wanting to increase your hiring pool to fulfill the high physical demands of a job position with employees that better align with your workplace culture, our experts at Fit For Work suggest the implementation of a...
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eBook: How Can Employers Increase Their Chances of Hiring Quality Candidates?

Posted July 01, 2019 in Training , ebook , Hiring
Finding the perfect candidate for a job can be difficult, especially if the job requires repetitive motion or physical intensity. However, with our tried and true methods of hiring pool expansion and employee screening, you're sure to find a...
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How Employers Can Leverage the Benefits of Post-Employment Testing

Posted June 25, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Injury Reporting , OSHA
At Fit For Work, we recommend that employment testing continue even after an applicant is hired as a) a means of assessing the physical abilities of current workers for transfers/promotions and b) as a proactive measure in response to reported...
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Infographic: How Employment Testing Affects Your Bottom Line

  At first glance, employment testing can seem like a hassle - and no one would blame you for questioning if the investment is worth the outcome. Employment testing, both pre-employment and post-employment, requires a great deal of knowledge and...
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Pre-Employment Testing: Pre-Offer vs Post-Offer

Posted June 11, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Injury Reporting , OSHA
Pre-employment testing helps employers identify the most qualified applicants for a given job. On average, employers that perform pre-employment testing experience a 50% reduction in work injuries in the first year of testing, proving the value...
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