Workplace injuries and illnesses can cause huge financial tolls and disrupt the workforce in an organization. This webinar will dive into the importance of developing an effective Return to Work program and presenting the program to senior management.
Why Should You Attend:
Developing a proactive workers compensation case management program can significantly help in mitigating losses while dealing with workplace injuries. Statistics show that having a proactive Return to Work program can greatly reduce workers compensation costs and Experience Modification Rates (EMRs) and return employees back to work much sooner.
This webinar will explore the importance of developing an effective Return to Work program and teach effective strategies on what an effective Return to Work program should cover and how to engage employees in buying into the program. Attendees will receive a take-away template to develop an effective Return to Work program. Site specific question and answers and case scenarios will also be addressed.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- Define the benefits of establishing a Return to Work program.
- Effective strategies for getting injured or ill employees back to work quickly.
- Define the elements needed to make a Return to Work program effective.
- Learn to work with third party administrators (TPAs) on establishing a Return to Work program.
- Learn to effectively train employees on return to work requirements.
- Discuss site-specific questions and scenarios.
Keenan Safety Solutions, LLC
Joe Keenan is a highly experienced Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and human resources professional and management consultant with over 21 years of experience. He received his Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing Green Belt in 2005, MBA with a human resource management concentration in 2007 and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 2011. He currently serves as President of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). Mr. Keenan has served on the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Participants Association (VPPPA) Region IV Board of Directors as a Director at Large from 2013-2015. Since 2002, he is an OSHA General Industry and Construction 10/30-Hour Authorized Outreach Trainer.