What is Fit For Duty?

SIX Safety Systems delivers fit-for-duty solutions that mitigate the risks associated with drugs, alcohol, and fatigue in the workplace.

 

Fit for Duty: A condition in which an individual is in a physical, mental, and emotional state which enables the performance of job duties that have been designed to optimize safety and performance, and which have been based on applied human factors principles.

 

We leverage leading technologies with a practical approach to human factors and change management; an approach that is rooted in science, driven by objective data, and backed by an expert team of risk, safety, and human factors professionals with industry experience. 

  • Scalable for any organization in any industry
  • Increase safety, productivity, and profit
  • Cutting-edge technology
  • Backed by a team of industry experts

 

SIX Safety Systems’ comprehensive fit-for-duty approach involves SIX key elements:

 

ASSESS corporate risk, both real-time operational and management system needs and gaps.

DEVELOP the right management system including policy, procedures, and strategic plans.

IMPLEMENT the management system and understand the change management process.

EDUCATE all levels: leadership, supervisors, and frontline workers. Our education and training procedures empower your workforce to take action and lower risks.

MONITOR and objectively measure real-time risk, allowing for proactive risk mitigation.

ANALYZE objective risk data using our intuitive and robust database platform with built-in analytical tools to gain true understanding of organizational risk, ultimately driving the cycle of continuous improvement.

 

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Fit-for-duty Solutions

 

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Drug & Alcohol Solutions

SIX Safety's experience in addressing the safety hazards and business risk associated with drugs and alcohol in the workplace has led to a comprehensive and proven approach. Developing a solid policy aligned to an organization’s assessed risk is central to an effective strategy. We develop policy strategies that help organizations identify key responsibilities; provide education; prescribe test with multiple specimens; and build worker confidence and accommodation.

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Fatigue Management Services

Today, 24-hour operations are necessary to meet the demands of an industrialized global economy, but it comes with unique physiological challenges that can impact fatigue, compromise alertness and reduce performance. The consequences are operational, societal and personal.

SIX Safety understands the complexity of fatigue. Utilizing a systems approach, we help organizations assess their current risk levels and implement an effective fatigue risk management system that fosters continuous improvement.

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LUCI™ Fatigue Detection Technology

Technology alone does not mitigate fatigue and distraction risk, but is an integral component of an organization's comprehensive fatigue risk management system (FRMS). LUCI uses near-infrared sensors placed on a operator's dash/workstation to detect and measure the operator's eye movements. The readings are immediately analyzed to detect levels of alertness in real-time. 

 

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Human Factors/Ergonomics

When human factors/ergonomics is tied in with existing management systems of an organization, it has proven itself successful in optimizing productivity and efficiency while minimizing the cost to health and safety. SIX Safety provides risk assessments pertinent to tool, task, process or system design. Gap analyses, training and education, and audits round out our comprehensive approach to continuous improvement.

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workSMART® Academy

SIX Safety recognizes the need for effective training and education to support engineering, process, and technological advances in industry. That’s why we established workSMART® Academy, working with subject matter experts to develop and deliver the most up-to-date and relevant training based on your identified needs and objectives. Only workSMART® Academy offers the industry-recognized Ergonomics Systems Specialist (ESS) and Fatigue Systems Specialist (FSS) courses that allow organizations to nominate their own in-house specialists to improve conditions within the workplace. We offer a variety of ergonomics courses throughout North America as well as online. We can also create custom content tailored just for your organization. 

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Reduce risk and positively impact your bottom line

 

We are passionate about reducing fit-for-duty risk and ensuring our solutions generate a positive return on invenstment for our clients. 
 

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SIX Safety Systems delivers fit-for-duty solutions that mitigate the risks associated with drugs, alcohol, and fatigue in the workplace. 

 

 

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