There are a number of legal obligations an employer must meet regarding injury management and return to work processes, these legal obligations are designed to reduce the financial impact of a work related injury on the business and better manage an injured workers rehabilitation and return to work program. The injured worker must also understand their rights, obligations and entitlements to enable a suitable resolution following an injury.
1. Identify and research the government agency responsible for overseeing and regulating workers’ compensation and injury management scheme for your jurisdiction.
3.Preparing the workplace 1-week post injury.
The key and focus are to assist Jan with her rehabilitation and develop strategies to enable Jan a safe return to work. City Hospital and ABC Shine also have a legal obligation to ensure other cleaning staff members are not at risk with Jan’s reduced capacity and hours.