How Fitness-to-Work Testing Can Impact TRIF Rate - Trucking Services

One of SureHire’s trucking service clients implemented pre-hire Fitness-to-Work testing with SureHire in January 2014. From January 2014 to December 2015, 951 candidates were tested.

The information below was provided by the company directly to assist SureHire with this analysis. The 2013 figures serve as the benchmark statistics prior to the company implementing the SureHire Fitness-to-Work (FTW) Program.


Fitness-to-Work Statistics
Pre
FTW
Post
FTW
2013 2014 2015
Total # of Injuries 97 81 72
Lost Time Claims 25 17 8
Total WCB Claim Costs $364,909 $52,153 $19,848
Total Recordable Injury Frequency (TRIF) 3.29 1.57 1.78
Total # of Employees 832 776 827
Fitness-to-Work Statistics 2013 – 2015
Reduction in Injuries & Costs Reduction in Injuries & Costs
Total # of Injuries ↓25%
Lost Time Claims ↓68%
Total WCB Claim Costs ↓95%
Total Recordable Injury Frequency (TRIF) ↓46%

From January 2014 to December 2015 this company FTW tested 951 candidates. The Level 1-5 results from the FTW screens are as follows:

Test result example

  • ​​85% (806) of workers were recommended for work (Level 1, 2)
  • 7% (65) of candidates were recommended to work in a sedentary capacity 
    (Level 3, 4)
  • 8% (80) of candidates required additional testing/clearance/physio prior to re-testing (Level 5)