Return-to-Work Strategies for Small-to-Mid-Sized Employers [5125]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A226

   Peter Young, Senior Consultant, Paramount Preferred Solutions
   Amy Kutschbach, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Paramount Preferred Solutions

Track: Workers' Compensation
Secondary Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

Small-to-mid-sized employers often wear many hats to ensure their business is successful. Limited time, budgets and resources present real-world challenges to these employers. Attendees learn about opportunities to minimize lost-time claim exposure and costs while maximizing their employees' return-to-work opportunities without compromising safety.

Learning Objectives:
Explain BWC grant opportunities to develop a transitional work program designed to help the employer return an injured employee to work safely and efficiently while reducing workers' compensation costs
Identify alternative return-to-work options when employers cannot accommodate an employee's restrictions
Recognize the positive impact vocational rehabilitation services can have on the organization's bottom line and the employee's overall quality of life
Describe where to find professional resources to achieve proactive return-to-work strategies

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  CDMS: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
RTW Strategies for Small-to Mid-Sized Employers

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