In fact, much of today’s employer healthcare costs are result of an unhealthy workforce. Fit for Work offers a unique approach to worksite wellness via customized programming based on education and early intervention.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2012
Fit For Work, a San Antonio-based Occupational Health and Industrial Health firm, invites Human Resource (HR) specialists and employers to tune in to NewsTalk 930 AM KLUP to hear an important discussion about how to reduce healthcare costs, workers’ compensation costs, and increase wellness in the work place. Forrest Richardson, CSP, Fit For Work Safety Director, and Amy Willis, Fit For Work Wellness and Ergonomics Specialist will be speaking with HR San Antonio hosts from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. CST about key health and safety management processes that will provide helpful insights to employers.
Fit For Work services are uniquely designed to offer employers cost-effective prevention and wellness solutions and comprehensive wellness programs based on lifestyle behavior changes through onsite education and objective actions. The firm’s programs are tailored to fit the individual needs of each company and may include onsite health, prevention and ergonomic services, “lunch ‘n’ learns”, health management contests, tailored newsletters and onsite education.
“Each year companies lose millions of dollars as a result of ever increasing healthcare costs,” states Tom Tobin, MBA, OTR, CEO of Fit For Work. “These losses are not simply a direct result of rising employer sponsored health insurance premiums or workman’s compensation claims. In fact, much of today’s employer healthcare costs are result of an unhealthy workforce. Fit for Work offers a unique approach to worksite wellness via customized programming based on education and early intervention.”
The HR San Antonio Radio Show, co-hosted by Ruth M. Medellin & Allan Loose, airs on Saturday mornings on NewsTalk 930 AM KLUP. The HR San Antonio Radio program focuses on career opportunities, employment, human resources, career fares and more. On July 28, Richardson and Willis will discuss the following topics:
- Risk Management & Safety-Fundamental Elements
- Why Wellness?
- Weighing the Cost versus Return on Investment
- How to Get Started - Incorporating Wellness into Existing Safety and Benefit Programs
- Ergonomic Early Intervention-Get To Them Early
- Physical Demands Analysis / WorkSTEPS Testing –Sustaining Your Workforce
For more information about Fit For Work’s services, please visit WellWorkForce.com.
About Fit For Work:
Fit For Work is a privately held Occupational and Industrial Health practice developed around a model of prevention and early intervention. Founded in 1998, Fit for Work continuously seeks to provide large and small employers alike with a non-traditional service model. This model combines a progressive approach to injury prevention and treatment based on an underlying and proven principle that putting the right worker in the right job in as safe a manner as possible results in decreased costs, decreased injuries, increased profitability and increased productivity. The practical results include significant reductions in recordable incidents, lost time injuries and workman’s compensation claims, and the potential for subsequent reductions in insurance premiums. For more information, please visit wellworkforce.com.