Employee sign off can be very important during the early stages of work. If the employee understands that when they signed off on an agreement, that they agreed to this before anyone was injured. Bert Randall mentions that “what if the person refuses to sign”, it can be much easier to have someone sign before anybody is even injured.
Proper documentation is a critical component of a Workers’ Compensation program, as it helps to ensure that all parties involved in the claim process understand their roles and responsibilities. Establishing clear roles and responsibilities in the documentation process can help to minimize confusion and delays, and ensure that all necessary information is collected and recorded in a timely and accurate manner. Proper documentation is critical, Bert Randall explains, as if you must stand in front of a judge you have a trail of documentation to keep you protected.
Post-accident drug testing is a common component of a workplace safety program, particularly in industries where drug use could pose a significant risk to the health and safety of employees, such as construction, transportation, and manufacturing. The purpose of post-accident drug testing is to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the cause of the accident. Bert Randall goes over why this can be industry specific, industries with high regulations such as DOT drivers and or safety sensitive roles.
A Return to Work (RTW) program is a workplace initiative aimed at facilitating the safe and timely return of injured workers to their pre-injury or alternate job duties. Bert Randall breaks down why this can be a crucial aspect to have in your business.