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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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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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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eBook: Advantages of a Safety Work Order Incentive Program

Posted May 13, 2019 in Ergonomics , Safety , ebook
Employee satisfaction and retention are hot button issues in today's professional climate - how do you keep good employees and make sure they're happy at work? It's tough, and unlike profits & sales, you can't measure it with a simple metric....
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Infographic: Working with an Ergonomic Partner

Posted April 22, 2019 in Ergonomics , Infographic , Safety , Physical Demands Analysis
Employers who care about their employees are bound to care about ergonomics. Industrial employers whose workers face intense physical challenges are beginning to understand that ergonomic principles are vital in keeping their workforce free of...
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