Category Disability Management

WorldatWork Doug Kube Article Improving Disability Management; Recommended read by JESleeth OPC Inc.

Improving Disability Management: Understanding the True Determinants of Work Disability to Create Healthy, Productive Workplaces By Douglas J. Kube, CHSC, EP, OHS-A, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology and Sofina Foods Inc. Employers are striving to create healthy, productive workplaces where workers are accommodated after injury or illness as well as contain rising disability […]

EMPLOYERS; You do NOT need to accept Physicians notes when they comment about Accommodation, Ergonomics, Equipment, Hours of work; OPC Advice

The Quote extracted from an Abitrated Case by Arbitrator Surdykowski in Hamilton Health Sciences Supra Note 18 at Paragraph 40 2011, is outlined in this Blog as it is very important and timely given how often Physicians are submitting notes to HR and FM in the workplace regarding; -what equipment must be put into place […]

Scientific Evidence and Medical Practice-The Drunkard’s Walk. Think GP’s Should be Gatekeepers of DM & RTW? Evidence and Medical Practice-The Drunkard’s Walk-ArchIM.pdf. Scientific Evidence and Medical Practice-The Drunkard’s Walk. So does your company still think GP’s Should be Gatekeepers of your Disability Management, RTW and Ergonomic Programs? Take the time to read, attend one of our conferences with Federated Press or read Jane Sleeth’s Book Return to Work Compliance Toolkit […]   Need to know more about how to lower the increasing healthcare, insurance and WSIB costs associated with lost time injury and illness? There are still seats available at the Sept 18 and 19th Federated Press  Disability Management Conference.  Jane Sleeth of Optimal Performance will be providing her popular topic on Fostering Productive Communication […]

Why do 54% of Canadians “fake” sick time?

54% of Canadian workers ADMIT to taking sick days off not for sickness or accident. Learn about why this happens and how to prevent this in Return to Work Toolkit from Carswell, Author JESleeth

Davis LLP Toronto Employment and Labour Law Conference, Friday, May 9, 2014 – Jane Sleeth of OPC Inc; Author Carswell will be speaking

Davis LLP Toronto Employment & Labour Law Conference, Friday, May 9, 2014 – Event Summary | Online Registration by Cvent.   This will be one of the best Employment and Labour Conferences to attend as the line up  of speakers is top notch and Davis LLP one of the top firms in this area of […]

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis -Teaching Moment from a Physiotherapist and Ergonomist with Back Pain!

Having had yet another weekend with a flare up of my original lower back injury I thought this could be a good teaching moment. When I was 18 just before Tennis Nationals and before heading off to interview Colleges for Tennis Scholarships I experienced back pain which I had not experienced before. During a match […]