Top 10 tips

Top 10 tips for return-to-work coordinators

  1. Make sure you are familiar with the employee's work environment.
  2. Ensure that the supervisor (and anyone else involved) understands their responsibilities relating to return to work and that everyone has the skills and knowledge to put their responsibilities into practice.
  3. Maintain an appropriate level of regular contact with the employee and discuss return to work as soon as possible.
  4. Avoid getting caught up in the issue of whether an illness is 'real' or not.