Workers Compensation

The Village Effect There are many different approaches adopted by organisations to support people injured at work. These include consultant doctors, on-site Physiotherapy, free and confidential psychologists (EAP), ‘case-conferencing’ and specialized rehabilitation providers. All of which can be useful and helpful. Understandably, the typical approach to treating injuries and illnesses is to send people to specialists in ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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How Semiotics Affects The Return To Work Process A brilliant essay submitted as part of his study for the Graduate Diploma in the Psychology of Risk – by Hayden Collins – http://riskintelligent.com.au/ The Essay Question: What is the semiotics of the return to work industry? DOWNLOAD THE ESSAY: Semiotics and RTW Extract: The current approach to rehabilitation and return to ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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I work in workers compensation by James Ellis – FIRST PUBLISHED HERE When I tell people, at a BBQ for example - when their PC demeanour is perhaps suppressed - that I work in the arena of workers compensation, the reaction is usually disappointing. It would be very rare for someone to react by saying that it ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Humanising Workers Compensation – Conversation on the Couch with Rob and James In this 2 part video series, a couple of our authors, Rob Sams and James Ellis, have a chat about the dehumanizing discourse in the field of workers compensation and how it dis-empowers injured workers by removing their choices and hinders their ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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The workers compensation discourse A friend that I study with visited me recently with his wife. Cheekily, she chastised us for overusing the word ‘discourse’. “Why don’t you just say conversation or talking” she suggested? Almost simultaneously, and defensively, we responded by stating our position…..that discourse is so much more than the spoken words. According to Iara ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Great insight by Keith McCabe – just posted on LinkedIn Pulse Safety then and now, how did we survive? People haven’t really changed that much their perception of safe is really much as it’s always been what has changed a lot is people’s perception of entitlement. Years ago if someone was asked ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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How does collective mindfulness apply to workers compensation?

by James Ellis
How does collective mindfulness apply to workers compensation? How do our expectations get us into trouble? Oh, and what is the meaning of life? I’m not so sure which I enjoy most anymore, being right or being wrong? My family, who are accustomed to my insatiable appetite for being right are (I expect) rolling on the ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Is Choice The First Casualty in the Worker’s Compensation War?

by James Ellis
Introducing our latest awesome Author: James Ellis from The Framework Group Is Choice The First Casualty in the Worker’s Compensation War? Every day we make decisions based on insufficient information, informed by our biases and shortcuts, which ironically, we’re also ignorant to. Even in the google and wikipedia enhanced era of information technology, oversimplification constantly tempts us. ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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