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Return to work

Washington state program serves as model in the search for better workers’ compensation results
The Centers of Occupational Health and Education program – part of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries – is designed to get injured workers back on the job while curbing long-term disability rates.
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Returning to work after a stroke

Employers need to understand “invisible impairments” of survivors, experts say
Almost one-third of strokes occur in people younger than 65 – many of whom say they plan to return to work. To help stroke victims get back on the job, employers need to understand possible impairments and how workers can be accommodated, experts say.
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Workers with cancer

Six ways employers can help employees get back on the job
Workers who are dealing with or recovering from cancer often face challenges – such as fatigue – that can affect job performance and safety. But experts say employers can offer accommodations to help these workers stay on the job.
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