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Six steps to good governance in RTW

Gabrielle Lis

Ever looked at someone else’s injury management results and thought: I want what they’ve got? Here’s how RTW coordinators, supervisors, senior managers and the Board of Directors interact to get it done at high-performing organisations.

RTW governance refers to an organisations management of its injury management program. In particular: How do stakeholders interact? How are decisions made? Thanks to researchers at the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR), we can take you behind the scenes of some of Australia's best injury management systems. The organisations all had a similar approach to RTW governance, laid out in six steps below. 1. RTW is...

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