Where an employee has injured themselves, whether while at work or in their free time, it can often have a major impact on business operations. Sometimes, where employees are absent due to workplace injuries it can be for lengthy periods and may cause financial loss and frustration for the employer. Engaging a specialist who is experienced in the management of workplace injuries and return to work strategies will result in more positive outcomes.
It’s also helpful to know where you stand with the relevant legislation and how you can successfully get your employee working back in your business sooner than later. As WorkCover specialists, Nexus HR are able to assist you to understand your WorkCover and workplace health and safety obligations in this regard.
For busy employers, Nexus HR Consultants can also offer support with claim management. We can take on the entire process including any liaison with WorkCover and the employee’s medical practitioners, and also developing suitable duties and return to work plans to safely return your employee to work. Unless employers are experienced in managing WorkCover matters, it is recommended to obtain assistance from a specialist in order to return your employee to work in the shortest possible timeframe. Talk to us about the options available in regard to Nexus HR assisting with your WorkCover and return to work matters.
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