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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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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OSHA Proposes Record Keeping Rule

Posted September 11, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , OSHA
OSHA is proposing an amendment to their recordkeeping regulations to protect sensitive worker information from potential disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). They will be issuing a proposed rule in July of 2018 to revise the ...
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Infographic: Do You Know Who's Responsible

Posted June 21, 2018 in OSHA , Onsite Injury Prevention , Risk Management

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Safety Responsibilities on a Multi-Employer Project: Some Examples

Posted June 12, 2018 in OSHA , Workplace Hazards , Safety
In deciding whether to cite an employer for safety violations, OSHA uses a two-step process: What is the status of the employer in the case—Creating, Exposing, Correcting, or Controlling? Given the different responsibilities of each employer...
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OSHA Issues New Silica Rules

Posted January 23, 2018 in OSHA , Safety

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