Return to Work LTC Policy # HR500.598. Return to Work LTC Policy # HR500.598.
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The health and well being of all employees is of great importance to LTC. The LTC will make reasonable effect to return to the workplace employees who have sustained job-related injuries or illness, and, as a result, are temporarily prevented from returning to their full former employment.
To return an employee to the workplace, LTC will make reasonable efforts to place the returning employee into a meaningful assignment, which he/she can perform while on light or limited duty on a temporary basis.
This policy will also apply to injuries or illnesses that occur off the job when the employee returns after an absence of ten or more working days.
To be eligible for the Return-to-Work Program, an employee must be off work as a result of work related injuries, illnesses, or diseases; be receiving Worker’s Compensation (unless injury/illness occurred off the job and the employee has been absent 10 working days); and have the treating physician's approval to return to transitional/light duty or work.
Report injury immediately to supervisor
Complete all needed paperwork
Follow LTC rules and practices
Maintain contact with supervisor
Provide regular updates, at least bi-monthly, with reports on status of availability to return to the supervisor.
Return to offered modified duty (if any) which is within medical restrictions (if any) as set by the treating physician.