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What levers can rehab professionals pull to promote staying at work after injury?

Lauren Finestone

Occupational rehab professionals can help workers adopt preventive behaviours when returning to work by educating, engaging, coaching and collaborating with them.

Most workers who experience physical or mental work injuries recover and return to their jobs. But even after receiving rehabilitation services, many workers re-injure themselves or have relapses. And an unsuccessful RTW can jeopardise their future employment.  Personal and environmental factors influence how successfully someone stays at work after injury. Things like: how much support they get from peers and supervisors what work they...

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