SLC 2015: Keeping Employees Healthy and at Work
Dan O’Brien was quoted in EHS Today on October 27, 2015. The article “SLC 2015: Keeping Employees Healthy and at Work” recapped the Keeping Employees Health and at Work: The Challenges of Design and Implementation of Transitional Duty Programs” panel discussion at the 2015 Safety Leadership Conference.
Dan noted that companies with a transitional work program for employees recovering from workers’ comp injuries reduce their indemnity costs by 70%. Reduced duties during the transitional time can range from on-site jobs like office work and light delivery where the physical demands are minimal to paid off-site work with nonprofit organizations, through an arrangement between the employer and the outside agency.
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