Workplace Systems to Improve RTW Handbook

How does your workplace system stack up?

  • How do you assess your current system and identify areas for improvement?
  • Would you like to know how to cultivate best practice RTW culture?
  • What is the best injury reporting system for your workplace?
  • Learn how to calculate direct and indirect costs of poorly managed RTW
  • Need tips on gaining senior management buy-in to promote organisational-wide support?

Experience has shown us that there's a simple equation when it comes to returning people to work...Good system = Good results

While managing individual cases is important, the best way to promote good outcomes (while keep your sanity and enjoying your job!) is to have a workplace system that works. Creating a best practice work disability program requires an understanding of work injury management, and health and wellbeing programs, as well as strong project management skills.

The RTW Matters Workplace System Handbook provides practical, simple and clear information to help you get disability management systems up and running in your organisation!  

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It will help you:

  • Elicit organisation-wide support for an effective RTW program

  • Identify the best injury reporting system for your organisation, including the 8 'must-haves' of any good reporting system

  • Develop your own strategic and operational competencies

  • Assess your current RTW system and identify areas for improvement

  • Discover the six key elements of best practice RTW culture and the golden rules of cultural transformation

  • Design, write and implement injury management policy.

The Workplace Systems to Improve RTW Handbook gives you the information your need to plan, implement and review your best practice disability management system. An invaluable easy to read resource created by experts:

Chapters in the Handbook:

The partnership approach to injury management
Case managing injury, illness and RTW
Key player roles and responsibilities
RTW Coordinator competencies
Assessing the current RTW system
Injury reporting systems
Cultural revolution
Getting the team onside
Policies and procedures
Injury, disability and lost time patterns
Understanding, calculating and using costs
Injury prevention and safety programs
Health promotion, wellness and productivity
Using ergonomics to achieve the best outcomes
Plan, implement and review
Wage replacement

Product Info:

Format: PDF
Delivery: Email upon joining Return to Work Matters
Value:  $110.00, Member price - Free when purchasing a new or renewal licence

If you would like to purchase the product on it's own, please email us to arrange your copy. 

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About us:

Return to Work Matters is an online resource for Return to Work practitioners. Return to Work Matters delivers tools and practical resources that are derived from evidence based research. Resources include:

  • Practical evidence based articles on a variety of topics

  • Research summaries to keep you up to date

  • Live webinar events, recordings and video interviews with industry experts

  • A collection of downloadable and editable tools to streamline your work

  • Regular blog posts 

  • Handbooks, guides and top tips

  • Events, conferences and training directory Australia-wide to plan your professional development

  • A weekly newsletter with new and existing resources to keep great RTW front of mind.

Return to Work Matters is directed by individuals who have for decades been in leadership roles in Occupational Medicine, return to work facilitation, policy development and professional network support.

Individual memberships start from $148.50 annually, with discounts available for group membership.

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