Injured workers should fully participate and cooperate with their employer, medical practitioner and rehabilitation provider in the development of a return to work program. Click here for more information on Pace National’s return to work services.
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Approved Workplace Rehabilitation Providers, such as Pace National, have the qualifications, experience and expertise to maintain injured workers at work, or return them to work following an injury. The costs of their services are covered within your workers’ compensation claim. Notebook name Entire Document Selected Pages Name Description Update existing Save new Do […]
Injury management is “the management of workers’ injuries in a manner that is directed at enabling injured workers to return to work” (Section 5 of the legislation). It is the responsibility of employers and injured workers to cooperate in this process, where it is medically supported. An injury management system describes the steps you need […]
Your insurer is required to make you aware of your obligations under section 155B and 155C (1) and (3) of the legislation. These sections relate to establishing and implementing injury management systems and return to work programs in accordance with the Code. Your insurer has an important role in assisting you with early intervention when […]
Under the Act, you must keep an injured worker’s position available during the worker’s incapacity, where reasonably practicable, for 12 months from the day the worker is entitled to receive weekly payments. If the injured worker attains partial or total capacity to work during this time, you must provide their original position, where reasonably practicable, […]
Pace National delivers a range of disability-specific and tailored services for people with disability, their support networks and their support organisation. Pace National employs highly experienced registered and clinical psychologists, skilled in supporting people with disabilities and their families.
People seldom get through life without having to deal with some sort of serious personal problem. An Employee Assistance Program can give your employees a way to cope with personal issues that can have a negative impact on their job performance, such as work-related stress or problems outside of the workplace. Pace National experienced psychologists […]
Injured workers are expected to participate in injury management in accordance with the Code, which includes: collaborating in establishing a return to work program; and participating in a cooperative manner in a return to work program, including attending appointments as required. An injured worker should discuss with their treating medical practitioner and the employer what […]