A case study in motivated RTW

Heather Millar, writer, WorkCover

A case study in motivated RTW from an injured labourer with special incentives for getting back to normal life.

Damien Southon’s greatest concern when he injured his elbow at work was being able to provide for his newborn child. With WorkCover covering his lost wages until he was ready to return to work, he’s happy now to be back on the job – and with both arms working, he can now pick up his baby girl. It was hot and dry the day he was injured. The fire at Port Lincoln had burnt along the fence-line of the earthmoving company wher...

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