Failure to participate in suitable duties may result in suspension of WorkCover benefits. The University approaches injury management as a process of consultation and communication between all stakeholders to ensure optimal working capacity for the injured staff member throughout the rehabilitation process.
Staff with non-work related injuries, may request that their treating medical practitioner complete a Work Capabilities form, to assist with the Rehabilitation procedures of a suitable duties plan that enables a safe and gradual if needed return to work.
Purpose of procedures 1. Failure Rehabilitation procedures co-operate with these arrangements may result in the cancellation of the suitable duties plan. Work-related injuries can happen during work, on a work break, while working away from the worksite, travelling between worksites, or travelling between work and home.
Non work-related injuries 3. The process of restoring injured staff to their maximal physical, psychological, social, vocational and economic capacity.
Salary payments during workplace rehabilitation 5. The suitable Rehabilitation procedures plan is a voluntary arrangement for the University and the staff member, and each case is assessed individually, and where required, in consultation with the treating medical practitioner.
Staff must obtain a medical clearance from their TMP to ensure a safe return to work. This includes determining whether a staff member has suffered an injury and that employment at the University was a significant contributing factor to the injury.
A program of employment which provides an injured staff member with meaningful work to allow a gradual and safe return to normal duties. WorkCover has a maximum approved amount that they will pay for medical and allied health services. It aims to assist injured staff to return to normal duties as quickly and as safely as possible.
Suitable duties plans 4. In some cases, the treating medical practitioner may be required to approve the suitable duties plan to ensure it is in accordance with their ongoing treatment of the injured staff member. A process of consultation and communication between all stakeholders to ensure optimal working capacity for the injured staff member throughout the rehabilitation process.
The nominated General Medical Practitioner doctor who provides appropriate medical treatment, certification and injury management. Supervisors provide support in the implementation of a suitable duties plan, and monitor job performance and progress.
Designated University staff responsible for liaising with the injured staff member and stakeholders, as well as developing, coordinating and evaluating workplace rehabilitation plans.
Terms and definitions identified below are specific to these procedures and are critical to its effectiveness: A personal injury, for example, a cut, fracture, sprain, strain, disease, aggravation of a pre-existing condition, industrial deafness, and psychiatric or psychological disorders.
The University aims to assist injured staff to return to normal duties as quickly and as safely as possible. To assess an application, WorkCover may talk to the staff member, the University, the treating medical practitioner and other relevant stakeholders.Rehabilitation Procedure Manual (PM) is a comprehensive guide for Rehabilitation Specialists (RSs) and other staff who carry out the OWCP rehabilitation.
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