Knowledge And Skills Required For Return To Work Coordinators

If you’ve got a Return to Work Coordinator, then you need to ensure that they are handling your employee’s affairs very carefully and effectively. Not only will they need to have the knowledge and skills necessary for the job, but they need to have experience as well. We’ll show you what they need to know, below.

  • They should know about the return to work obligations of the employer, under the legislation.
  • They should have an understanding about the Return to Work Coordinator’s role.
  • They should have an understanding of the steps that are necessary for a work-related injury.
  • They should have an understanding of the injured workers’ rights and obligations.
  • They should understand how to plan the return of a worker.
  • They should understand which people the employer needs to consult with during the return to work process. They also need to know about the process and steps that are involved in the process as well.
  • They should be able to communicate with the diverse range of people who are a part of the return to work process.
  • They should be knowledgeable about the location of available support, information and guidance.
  • They should know the importance of being confidential as it related to the personal information of the employee.
  • They should be aware of the procedures necessary for use at the workplace in order to resolve a return to work issue.
  • They should be able to understand the Return to Work Inspectorate functions and the part they play in enforcing compliance with the legislation.

A safe work place is crucial and ensuring that you have the right safety procedures and policies for things such as working at heights, first aid CPR, confined space entry, as well as things like WHMIS-GHS can create a great work environment that is safe and productive. Since Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd.’s founding, their diverse team of certified health and safety professionals have taken great pride in their ability to deliver prompt, cost-effective and relevant workplace health and safety solutions. As a CPO approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.





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