Beginning July 1, employers that wish to apply for a transitional work grant no longer have to have a lost time claim in their experience in order to qualify. The change means that employers that have not had a lost time claim can apply for the grant program and work with a BWC certified developer to implement the cost savings program.
A well designed transitional work program is the most important tool for controlling the costs of workers' compensation claims. The BWC recently released some very compelling information from a five year research study that showed:
If your company would like to explore a transitional work program in your facility, please contact our offices.