BWC, ODJFS: Online training to help injured workers

OhioMeansJobs webinars available for continuing education credit By Tina Elliott, Director, BWC Return to Work Services To help Ohio’s injured workers return to work, we’re continuing our partnership with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) through its OhioMeansJobs.com website. A recording of our joint training series with ODJFS is now available online. … Continue reading BWC, ODJFS: Online training to help injured workers

Physician’s note: Start the back-to-work conversation

A first-appointment transitional plan can help an injured worker before the claim is approved By Adam King, BWC Public Information Officer Constance was working a late shift when she slipped and fell. She jarred her arm and wrist trying to catch herself and twisted her back as she landed awkwardly. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ … Continue reading Physician’s note: Start the back-to-work conversation

Return to Work – Yes You Can!

Brain Injury Association of Ohio’s TBI Summit Panel Discussion By Jeff Buffer, MA, CRC, BWC Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor I had the opportunity to participate in the Brain Injury Association of Ohio’s TBI Summit held at OSU’s Fawcett Center last month.  The conference’s goal was to help persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI), their families, and … Continue reading Return to Work – Yes You Can!

Motivation equals success

By Jim Landon, RN, and Mukesh Kumar Singh, CFE, LLM, MBA, BWC Compliance & Performance Management In any workers’ compensation claim, motivation is always a key factor in not only the rehabilitation of the injured worker but for a successful return to work. While this holds true in any industrial injury claim, it’s particularly true … Continue reading Motivation equals success