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Webinar recording:Systematic approaches to identifying and addressing biopsychosocial barriers – the missing policy in RTW Part 1

Pam Garton PhD

In part 1 of 3, Pam Garton PhD gives us the background on her excellent research and explains how to identify psychosocial risk.

About the webinar Workers’ compensation systems were established to benefit injured and ill workers, facilitating return to work by paying wages, medical expenses and rehabilitation costs during the recovery period. However, health outcomes are actually worse for people who claim compensation than for those who don’t (1). A strong body of evidence suggests that the relatively poor health outcomes seen in workers’ compensat...

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