Fit For Work Blog

Infographic: Ready, Set, Retain

Published Jan 14, 2019 4:30:36 PM posted 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% of their annual compensation, it makes sense to look for ways to improve your retention rates.

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Infographic: A Tale of Two Injuries

Published Dec 18, 2018 4:32:12 PM posted in Infographic, Safety, Early Intervention, Perception Matters

It might surprise you to know that the way pain actually works is not widely understood and that the worker’s perception of a threat is what dictates the intensity of their pain experience. 

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Infographic: Safety First: Stay Ahead of the Curve with Job Safety Analyses

Published Nov 14, 2018 4:31:11 PM posted in Infographic, Safety, Workplace Hazards

Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent them if they can, and control them if they can’t.

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Infographic: Guide to Preparing for an OSHA Inspection

Published Sep 20, 2018 3:02:21 PM posted in Infographic, Workplace Injuries

The best form of action regarding OSHA inspections is taking preventative measures to ensure your organization is within their set guidelines. Fortunately, OSHA has dictated the appropriate measures regarding inspection, saving your organization time by facilitating the process. Complying with every safety requirement and maintaining a safe work environment sets you on
your way to safely navigating
OSHA's analysis. 

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Infographic: Physical Ability Testing: Do's & Don'ts

Published Aug 23, 2018 3:13:52 PM posted in Infographic, Employee Testing

Ensuring each candidate for a job is physically up
to the task is on the mind of hiring managers everywhere. 
Physical Ability Testing (PAT) is the single best way to make sure this happens. Without it, you’re gambling with your schedule, your commitments, and your money. 

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Infographic: Understanding Ergonomics

Published Sep 21, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic


Ergonomics requires a thorough understanding of all the moving parts associated with a system; i.e., each individual component, as well as how each component relates to, and functions as part of, the overall system. A systems-based ergonomics approach (macroergonomic) utilizes three areas. Ergonomics is commonly placed into the following categories: cognitive, physical, and organizational.

Download our printable infographic to learn about the 3 areas of ergonomics.

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Infographic: Improve Workplace Safety With On-the-Spot Corrective Actions

Published Aug 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Safety, Infographic


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Infographic: The Building Blocks of a Successful Ergonomics Program

Published Jul 24, 2017 1:12:49 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic

A macroergonomics approach builds a program that is holistic, strategic, and built to last. If an organization doesn’t have management leadership, the program will fail. Similarly, if there’s scant worker involvement, again, the program will fail. By incorporating and empowering all members of the organization from the onset, it can yield more impactful and longer-lasting solutions to workplace injuries and overall job satisfaction.

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Infographic: Win the LOTO

Published Jun 28, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Lockout/Tagout, Safety, Infographic

Secure your investment and worker safety with a lockout/tagout procedure.

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Infographic: The 5 Most Common Ergonomic Risk Factors

Published May 18, 2017 12:46:46 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic, MSDs

A question often asked is, “What are ergonomic risk factors and which ones are worse than the others?” The answer to that question is not as straightforward as it may seem. 

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