Controlling the Claimed Incident, or Injury from the Start!
Control the Injured Employee’s claimed injuryProactive steps must be taken to case manage the injury.
Proactive steps must be taken to case manage the injury.
#1 MANDATED ATTENDANCE BY THE SAFETY PERSON IN CHARGE WHEN TAKING THE INJURED EMPLOYEE TO FOUR STAR HEALTH AND SAFETY. DO NOT JUST DROP HIM OFF AND DRIVE BACK TO THE JOB SITE.
#2 If the injured employee lives remotely, don’t allow him to drive home.
#3 Call the injured employee or go see him if he lives alone.
#4 Stay in close communication with the injured employee and doctor
#5 Care for the injured employee but don’t sympathize with him.
#6 Reinforce the need for the employee to remain at work.