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Returning to Work: Overview

Returning a worker to their job quickly and safely is not only good for business, it has positive effects for workers too. Injury management focuses on early reporting, rehabilitation and return to work strategies to assist the injured worker make an early and safe return to work.

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Employers are encouraged to read WorkCover WA’s Injury Management: A Guide for Employers (PDF - 980kb) publication which provides information to assist employers to understand their legal obligations for injury management systems and return to work programs and contains a three step approach to effective injury management.


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