An effective Return to Work program helps to provide injured employees with a quick return to productive employment. Implementing a Return to Work program can greatly aid the recovery process of an employee while also saving money for the employer.
Any workplace injury may have a major impact on an employer’s bottom line. For an employer, the cost of an on the job accident is more than just medical costs. The costs of workplace injuries and illnesses include both direct and indirect costs.
Many injuries can be avoided when employees understand how accidents occur and the steps that should be taken to reduce or eliminate risks and hazards. Employees who undergo preventative safety training recognize the importance of safety and can apply best practices.