Early Return to Work. Remain at Work Services Transitional Work Vocational Rehabilitation. Question…. Which type of injury is most costly to an employer? A severe traumatic injury to an employee involving multiple fractures; or,
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Which type of injury is most costly to an employer?
“…medical care costs correlate not with the severity of diagnosis, as might be predicted, but the length of time workers remain out on disability.”
Akabas, Galvin and Gates
The American Management Association
Is Four Times the Direct Cost
Reduce payment of lost-time compensation
No alternative plan if light duty fails
Responsibilities are clearly defined in writing
Alternative plan will be developed
Transitional WorkLight Duty
Injured workers return to work as follows: