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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Questions to Consider Before Employers Make the VPP Commitment

Posted May 29, 2019 in Injury Prevention , Injury Reporting , OSHA
Before making the commitment to a VPP or SHARP plan, decision makers within a plant operation need to consider the following questions:
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Infographic: Benefits of a Behavior-Based Safety Incentive Program

Posted May 24, 2019 in OSHA , Infographic , Safety
Safety programs can be difficult and time-consuming to implement, and some employers may find themselves asking if the reward is worth the commitment. In this infographic, we've laid out some of the benefits you can expect to gain from having an...
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What You Need to Create a VPP Plan

Posted May 20, 2019 in OSHA , Safety , Employee Retention
At Fit For Work, our Certified Safety Specialists have compiled a list of six fundamental components that all employers should consider and plan to perform before implementing a successful workplace safety program.
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The Many Advantages of OSHA VPP Programs

Posted May 16, 2019 in OSHA , Safety , Employee Retention
The requisite for an employer to be recognized as an OSHA VPP participant is to implement effective safety and health practices in the workplace that keep injury and illness rates below the national average, as reported by the U.S. Department of...
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