Best Practices in Occupational Health, Safety, Workers Compensation and Claims Management for Employers: Assisting Employers in Navigating "The Road to Zero"

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Universal-Publishers, 2010 - Business & Economics - 486 pages
Best Practices in Occupational Health, Safety, Workers Compensation and Claims Management for Employers will guide human resources professionals, health and safety professionals, and management to "Navigate the Road to Zero" injuries in the workplace while encouraging cost efficiency and productivity. This guide of best practices will assist employers of any industry in matters of accommodating restricted workers, prevention strategies through strong health and safety programs, and cost effective disability claims management including return to work planning and cost strategies. This guide offers options in aligning legal compliance with best practices in health and safety as well as claims management. The information will review universal alternatives in best practices for building legal compliance into effective health and safety and claims management program development for employers of any industry. This information provides ideas for opportunities that encourage optimal productivity for the employer, legal compliance, and cost efficient programs while allowing workers to return to work safely and productively.
 

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Contents

UNDERSTANDING PREVENTION AND PREVENTION STRATEGIES
275
PREVENTION
277
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
279
DUE DILIGENCE PREVENTIVE
301
PREVENTION TECHNIQUES
307
MONITORING INJURIES
319
EVALUATIONAUDIT PROCESS
331
SUMMARY
335

WAGE REPLACEMENT PROGRAMS
45
PARTIES IN DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
63
SUMMARY
77
UNDERSTANDING RECOVERY
79
RECOVERY
81
THE REPORTING PROCESS FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURY
85
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF EACH PARTY
95
A LOST TIME INJURY VS A NO LOST TIME INJURY
107
SUMMARY
111
UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
113
DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
115
COMMUNICATION
119
MONITORING RECOVERY
123
RESTRICTIONS
135
SUMMARY
143
DISABILITY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
147
EFFECTIVE DISABILITY MANAGEMENT
149
NETWORKING MEDICAL AND LEGISLATION
155
HISTORICAL PATTERNING
175
DUE DILIGENCE REACTIVE
189
DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE
193
RETURN TO WORK RTW
211
WORK HARDENING
233
OBJECTION PROCESS
249
DISPUTE RESOLUTION
253
SUMMARY
269
UNDERSTANDING COSTS
337
MONITORING COSTS
339
PREVENTION AND MITIGATING COSTS FOR NONOCCUPATIONAL INJURY INCENTIVE PROGRAMS
347
MITIGATING COSTS FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURY INCENTIVE PROGRAMS
355
SUMMARY
361
LINKING BUSINESS STRATEGIES WITH DISABILITY MANAGEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND COST STRATEGIES
363
DEFINING BUSINESS STRATEGIES
365
FORECASTINGPROJECTING AND BUDGETING STRATEGIES
375
SUMMARY
379
SUMMARY OF BEST PRACTICES
381
SUMMARY
395
GLOSSARY
401
FORMULAS
437
REFERENCES
439
SAMPLE INCIDENT REPORT
441
SAMPLE BODY PART CHART
449
SAMPLE FORM 7
451
SAMPLE FAF
455
SAMPLE RETURN TO WORK PROCEDURE
457
SAMPLE RETURN TO WORK PLAN
465
SAMPLE ACCIDENT COST STATEMENT
467
SAMPLE NEER STATEMENT
469
CLAIM TYPE AND CLAIM STATUS CHARTONTARIOWSIB
471
DUE DILIGENCE SELFASSESSMENT
473
STANDARD RECOVERY PERIOD CHART
475
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