'Above all, do no harm'. Towards a therapeutic approach to workers’ compensation.

Lauren Finestone

Is the concept of ‘Above all, do no harm’ relevant to our workers compensation schemes?

Scheme leaders — governments, regulators and insurers — are climate and culture engineers.  They develop and implement scheme legislation, policies and systems. They influence the way scheme participants behave and interact. They set the scene, tone and attitude of our workers’ compensation systems.  We know that workers in our compensation systems have poorer health, recovery and RTW outcomes than those who don&rsqu...

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Published 08 September, 2022 | Updated 27 September, 2022