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A Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work program enables employers to retain their most valuable resource: the skills, knowledge, and experience of their employees. At the same time, injured workers stay engaged with their workplace through transitional or modified duty.
Having a customized Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work program in place reduces workforce interruption, costs associated with production loss and absenteeism, and workers’ compensation insurance costs for the employer, while employees retain salary and benefits, and minimize life disruption. It’s a win-win!
Our SAW/RTW specialists will lead the interactive workshop through lecture, slides, and self-assessments to identify roadblocks, learning through success stories, and sharing industry specific examples of modified duty. The attendees will break into smaller groups to begin the development of their own programs.
Upon completion of this workshop attendees will understand:
- How to adopt a SAW/RTW Policy
- How to develop a Modified Duty Task Bank
- How to engage a local PPN Urgi-Care Medical Provider
- How to use these tools and hand-outs to educate your managers, supervisors, and employees
- What is the difference between modified duty and transitional duty?
- How to develop functional job descriptions to assist medical providers in returning injured employees back to work
The development and implementation of best practices for a Stay at Work/Return to Work Program is intended for company owners, safety personnel, and human resource staff as well as managers and supervisors.