Research Updates

Research

This page lists all research updates available on Return to Work Matters.

Research is chosen for review based on quality of the evidence and its practical value in return to work.

Requests to undertake reviews of research on particular subjects are welcome.

Click the ‘Topics’ button below to drill down into all articles and research updates on your topic of interest.

Super Support

contributorRTWMatters team

Experienced supervisors list ten ways they understand and support injured workers

Women, children and RTW

contributorRTWMatters team

Injury has a big impact on home life. Does home life (especially caring for dependent children)...

What is the story, Safe Work Australia?

contributorRTWMatters team

Claims are going down but costs are going up. Has safety improved? We dig into the data on...

Work Versus Return to Work?

contributorRTWMatters team

Supervisors say that balancing competing demands is an integral part of supporting RTW

Snapshot of Australian claims, 2015-16

contributorRTWMatters team

The latest in Australian workers compensation data: we summarise claims numbers by gender,...

Supervisors know RTW is a team sport

contributorRTWMatters team

What competencies do supervisors think they need to manage the impact of RTW on teams and coworkers?

Supervisor self-care

contributorRTWMatters team

Supervising RTW can be challenging, both emotionally and professionally. What supports are...

Preventing chronic MSDs

contributorGabrielle Lis

The right kind of vocational rehabilitation can stave off the transition to chronic disability....

Co-worker collateral

contributorRTWMatters team

Return to work processes are designed to help injured workers recover on the job but co-workers...

Team players or nay-sayers?

contributorRTWMatters team

Five things that make or break co-worker support for modified duties during the early days of...

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