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How health management programs impact workers' compensation

Topic: 
PERSONNEL--HEALTH AND SAFETY
Author: 
Devlin, Brian.
Publisher/Date: 
Alexandria, VA : Public Risk Management Association, 2019
Note: 
In Public Risk. -- Vol. 35 - no. 5 (May/June 2019).
Summary: 
It goes without saying that public safety employees have difficult jobs.  Along with facing high levels of stress, these are physically demanding positions which can often result in job-related injuries or illnesses.  Unfortunately, health management systems that are designed to improve employee health are not always available or administered effectively.  What can public entities do to reduce claims and keep a healthier workforce?