The recent recession resulted in a substantial decline in the number of workers’ compensation claims, a decline much greater than the reduction in hours of work, according to the latest Issue Briefing from the Institute for Work & Health.
A survey of employees and supervisors about their company’s return-to-work process points to case management as both a lynchpin of the process and a potential area for improvement—a finding that may resonate beyond this one workplace.
Here’s a quick preview of five research projects at the Institute for Work & Health that recently got the ‘green light.’ They promise to bring results that can help prevent workplace injury and disability.
Funding for the Research Action Alliance on the Consequences of Work Injury ended this spring, but that didn’t stop the group from making plans for the future. First comes funding, then comes expansion?