Actsafe is dedicated to helping employers develop return to work (RTW) and stay at work programs.
If you’re an employer interested in creating a RTW program, or are simply interested in learning more, Actsafe have compiled a list of resources from WorkSafeBC to review and consider below. Or, why not give our industry advisor a call for guidance on (604)733-4682.
Recover & Work
Recovering while at work is the healthiest option for most people with work-related injuries. Working is good for physical and mental health, and often helps speed healing. Making safe, sustainable work arrangements for recovering workers takes teamwork. Workers, employers, and health care providers all have important contributions to make. Read more here.
You may also like to create an Employer account on the WorkSafeBC website here. Creating an account is the first step toward accessing their online services. That way, you can view information about any claims you might have, as well as your WorkSafeBC account, if you have one.
- Canadian insurance providers, Great West Life, have information on workplace strategies for mental health here.
- The CSA site also has information on mental health here.
- For RTW videos, check out WorkSafeBC’s selection here.
Here are a couple of videos from a WorkSafeBC series of stories about the experiences of injured workers and their return to work.
- Return To Work – The Mike Rousselle Story
In 2009, Mike Rousselle was seriously injured in a workplace accident. In this video, Mike, his wife, and his employer share his difficult and inspiring journey of recovery and return to work:
- Return To Work – The Curtis Weber Story
Curtis Weber was injured at work when he was 17 years old. In this video, created in partnership with WorkSafe Saskatchewan, Curtis, his family, and his friends tell his story of recovery and return to work.