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The human face of WorkCover SA: burns victim returns to work

Heather Millar, writer, WorkCover

A former truck driver returns to work after suffering horrific acid burns to 20% of his body. He's one of the 34,000 workers injured on the job in South Australia each year.

Former truck driver Bill Nicholls is one of the 34,000* workers who are injured on the job in South Australia each year. But despite suffering horrific injuries, he has recently returned to work with the support of WorkCover and a return to work program. A return to work program is designed to facilitate the timely and safe return to work for employees who have sustained a work-related injury or illness. Research has shown that ...

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