WorkSaver Systems

Houma,  LA 
United States
http://www.worksaversystems.com
  • Booth: 254

Purposes of WorkSaver’s Fitness for Duty Test:

  • Reduces Injuries by determining a person’s abilities to work safely.
  • Identifies medical conditions that present direct threat of harm for testing and work.
  • Prevents employer from buying a medical problem at the time of hire.
  • Identifies and measures physical impairments for pre-injury functional baseline. 
  • Assesses baseline functional capacities (e.g., strength, aerobic capacity, balance, coordination, and flexibility).

Functional Job Descriptions:

  • Supports the legal foundation of FFD testing
  • Created by WorkSaver ergonomic specialists by performing on-site ergonomic job physical demands validations (PDVs)
  • Data derived from PDVs are translated into functional job descriptions (FJDs) and provided to the employer for review and approval. 
  • The approved FJDs will be used to create job-specific FFD exams.

Design of WorkSaver’s Fitness for Duty Exam:

  • Three components:
    • 1) Medical History Intake,
    • 2) Physical Examination and
    • 3) Job Simulated Dynamic Functional Tests
  • Full Legal Compliance with all federal and state regulations (e.g., EEOC, ADA, ADEA, PDA, Title VII, FMLA, GINA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • All exams are conducted through a paperless process in our Custom Online Program.

Types of WorkSaver FFD Tests:

  1. New Hire Fitness for Duty (FFD) Tests
  • Conducted post-offer, pre-placement in accordance to ADA guidelines
  • Job-specific – Based on validated Functional Job Descriptions
  • Uniformly applied across same job titles
  • Detailed, legally defensible report that accurately describes the individual’s physical ability to work.
  • Same day notification of results

  1. Return to Work FFD Tests:
  • Conducted upon return to work following injury and illness
  • Conducted upon return to work following prolonged absence
  • Conducted in full compliance with FMLA
  • Conducted on high risk jobs (e.g., firefighters) at regular time intervals (e.g., annually)
  • Job-specific – Based on validated FJDs.
  • Uniformly applied across same job titles
  • Detailed, legally defensible report that accurately describes the individual’s physical ability to work.
  • Same day notification of results

WorkSaver Legal Compliance:

  • Fully compliant with EEOC regulations and federal laws dealing with non-discrimination such as the ADA, ADEA, Title VII, PDA, and GINA.
  • Designed to prevent any disparate discrimination based on gender, age, or disability.
  • Follows all HIPAA guidelines for protection of private health information.

WorkSaver Quality Assurance Department:

  • WorkSaver Quality Assurance Staff of Registered Nurses provides detailed quality assurance reviews on each and every WorkSaver functional exam in order to ensure legal compliance to EEOC and ADA regulations for your organization.
  • Availability 24/7 for any and all questions.

Proven Results:

  • Decreases in Lost Time and Injury Rates
  • Decreased Employee Turnover
  • Decreases in Worker’s Compensation Cost
  • Increase in Productivity

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