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New insights: best practice risk factor identification for delayed return to work

Gabrielle Lis

A best practice statement sheds light on how – and when – we should collect, analyse and act on information predicting RTW struggles ahead. But there’s still a lot to learn…

The Best Practice Statement on Risk Factor Identification and Delayed Return to Work was prepared by Ross Iles and Debbi Long with input from Alex Collie and Niki Ellis. It’s part of the Recovery Blueprint project, a partnership between WorkCover Queensland and the Insurance, Work and Health Group at Monash University. The statement draws on the available research evidence around risk factors for delayed RTW as well as knowledge of c...

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