Return To Work

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In 2016, our return to work staff made more than 25,000 Schedule 1 and 2 workplace visits to help workers and employers negotiate a successful, safe return to work.

Referrals to Return to Work Specialists

Initial referrals to a Return to Work (RTW) Specialist within 12 weeks of the date of injury or latest recurrence have increased to 82 per cent since the role was first introduced in 2009. In 2016, about 89 per cent of Schedule 1 and 2 injured workers were off full Loss of Earnings benefits within a month of a Return to Work Specialist’s involvement.