6 Reasons You Need an Onsite Early Intervention Program

Why ALL Businesses Need Onsite Early Intervention Programs 

If you’re like most business owners, you want to find ways to improve employee productivity and reduce costs. One way to do this is by implementing an onsite early intervention program.

An early intervention program can help employees recover from injuries or illnesses before they become more serious and require time off work. In this blog post, we will discuss five reasons why you need an onsite early intervention program! 

Your Employees Perform a lot of Repetitive Movements 

If your employees perform a lot of repetitive movements, they are at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs can lead to pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the joints and muscles. They can also cause fatigue and reduce productivity. An onsite early intervention program can help employees identify and correct the ergonomic risks that contribute to MSDs. 

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Onsite Programs Help Employees Recover Faster  

If an employee is injured, in a traditional setting without early intervention they will likely need time off work to recover and be evaluated by an outside professional. This can lead to lost productivity and increased costs for your business. An onsite early intervention program can help employees recover from injuries more quickly so they can return to work sooner. 

With onsite early intervention, our trainers are there ready to assess your employee and provide first aid under OSHA guidelines to help your employees keep working and stop an ache or pain before it becomes a serious injury.  

Prevention is key 

An onsite early intervention program with WorkSafe Physical Therapy can help you avoid bigger problems in the future. 

Our team will be on your worksite to do a continual ergonomic analysis. We’ll make recommendations for improving your employee’s workstation setup and work habits to help prevent injuries before they happen. 

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Improved Employee Productivity and Morale 

An early intervention program can also help improve employee morale by providing them with the support they need to stay healthy and productive. Employees who feel supported by their employer are more likely to be engaged and committed to their work. 

Reduced Costs Associated with Employee Absences 

An onsite early intervention program can also help reduce workers’ compensation costs. By identifying and addressing injuries and illnesses early, you can avoid the need for more costly medical treatment and lost time from work. 

Each dollar invested in early injury prevention yields up to $7 in savings, according to companies who were surveyed. Your recordable injury rate is lowered by utilizing care that meets OSHA standards for first aid. 

You Need to Retain Your Employees 

If you have a high turnover rate, finding replacement employees can be expensive and difficult. Retaining employees during this age of labor is key to the success of a business. An onsite early intervention program can help reduce the turnover rate by assisting employees to recover from injuries or illnesses before they become more severe and require time off work as well as more extensive treatment 

Employees are more inclined to continue in their jobs if they are stationed for success in a safe setting that allows them to be successful without incurring harm or taking time off.  

Employee engagement, retention, and productivity are all improved when you provide employees with proper Early Intervention. 

Final Thoughts on Onsite Early Intervention 

An onsite early intervention program is essential for any business. Our team at WorkSafe Physical Therapy can help you implement an effective program that will reduce the risk of injuries, improve employee morale, and reduce costs associated with employee absences. Let us help you create a safe and healthy work environment for your employees! 

Contact WorkSafe to find out how we can help your company today!

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6 Reasons You Need to have Onsite Early Intervention Programs

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