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Tag Archives: Return to Work

I’ve Fallen & I Won’t Get Up: What’s Motivating Your Employees to Stay at Home after the Accident

As the economy evolves companies continue to question the viability of Return to Work Programs and the Workers Comp system is more than willing to perpetuate the “disability mindset”. Don’t get all caught up in my statement...
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WorkComp Question of the Day: What Happens if the Employee is on Light Duty for 1 Year

  Stressed out about Workers Comp? This is the challenge for employers how do you create a light duty position that doesn’t turn into an indefinite nightmare. Answer: There are few justifications why an employee is on light duty for a year....
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WorkComp Question of the Day: Can We Decrease an Employees Pay While on Light Duty?

Why would you want to lower my pay? Today’s Question was: We have an employee who is on workers compensation light duty, they are back at work but not working up to full capacity can we decrease the employee pay while they are on light...

Essential Components of a Return to Work Program

What are the Essential Components of a Successful Return-to-Work Program?  An effective injury management program starts before the injury happens, not on the day the employee files the First Report of Injury or Illness. Many companies have...

Workers Compensation is a Team Sport – Is the Treating Physician on Your Team?

Dear Dr. X – I really don’t understand the note I received from your office, can the employee come back to work or not? What do you mean he has a five pound lifting restriction – he doesn’t lift anything all day!            ...

National Return to Work Week – May 10 to 16, 2009

Press Release: National Return to Work Week is an opportunity for everyone involved in the workers compensation and disability management process to demonstrate their commitment to helping injured, disabled or ill employees stay-at-work or return-to-work....

What Contributes to Injured Employees Remaining Off Work?

The key component that is often missing from a company’s Injury Management Program is a written Return-to-Work Policy. Many injured employees have been released by their treating doctors to return to work but their employers are reluctant...

Return to Work: The Grim Statistics 80 Million Lost Work Days Due to Occupational Injury or Illness

Lost Work Days – is a billion dollar crisis hidden in the American workforce! The National Safety Council estimates that there are more than 80,000,000 lost work days due to occupational injuries or illness. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics...

Get Your Injured Employees Back to Work Now – Teleseminar

WorkCompSeminars.com will be hosting a Four Part Teleseminar on Implementing a Proactive Return to Work Program. Workshop dates: April 23, April 30, May 7 and May 14, 2008 – 2:00 to 3:30 Eastern-time. This is an interactive workshop that...

Return to Work Programs Decrease Workers’ Comp Cost

Employers do not realize the amount of control that they have over the direct and indirect costs of workers’ compensation. The workers’ compensation system was built to benefit employers who implement injury prevention programs by allowing...