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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Infographic: Ergonomics for Everyone: Designing with Every Employee in Mind

Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and day-to-day tasks occurring on the job. 
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Human-Centric Design: Adjustability is the Key

It’s no secret that humans are all shapes and sizes. All you have to do to see these different sizes is look around you while you are at work, the grocery store, the airport, a sporting event, etc. How do we account for these different sizes of...
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The Benefits of Creating an Age-Friendly Workplace

The American workforce is aging, as workers live longer and postpone retirement. In the face of these demographic facts, the concept of the “age-friendly workplace” is emerging from academic research into implementation.1
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Infographic: A Fit For Work Guide to Protecting Your Aging Workforce

As America’s workforce ages, employers are looking for ways to keep this valuable demographic on the job. How do we ensure we retain this talent and keep this valuable worker population healthy?
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Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Older Workers

The fact that our workforce is aging1 has been viewed with alarm in some quarters—but a realistic assessment accentuates the positive. On the Society for Human Resource Management web site, Dana Wilkie points out that older workers, blue-collar...
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The Aging Workforce: A Silver Lining For Employers

It’s no secret the workforce is aging at a rapid pace. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 1 in 4 of the 164 million labor force will be 55 and older by 2024. There are many reasons for this changing demographic including lower...
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Early Intervention to Boost Retention

Every employer wants a healthy, injury-free work force to get the job done. Safety is crucial here.
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Infographic: Ready, Set, Retain

Posted January 14, 2019 in Infographic , Safety , Employee Retention
Employee retention—making sure you hold on to good employees—is one of the most significant but most easily overlooked ways to make, and keep, your organization profitable. When the replacement cost of a blue collar employee is an average of 20%...
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