Risk & Insurance workers’ comp columnist Roberto Ceniceros’ latest piece advocates for a “safe space” for injured workers returning to the job. He explains:
“By reframing [RTW job analyses] as an opportunity to give injured workers a safe space for recovering while they transition back into their jobs, the conversation shifts to accentuate a caring role. It transforms the concept into one that recognizes the worker’s needs. It acknowledges that it is common for workers to fear returning to work and doesn’t conveniently ignore that significant fact.”
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