The True Value of Modified Duty Off-Site Return to Work

In an increasingly competitive business environment, companies are continuously searching for ways to control costs and improve their bottom lines. With an estimated total cost of over $161 billion, nonfatal workers’ compensation claims can have a devastating impact on any company. In 2017 alone, workplace injuries led to 104 million lost work days and approximately [...]

By |2020-02-19T09:14:44+00:00February 19th, 2020|Absence Management|0 Comments

The Benefits of a Modified Duty Off-Site Return-to-Work Program

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries reported in 2018. With employers in a number of industries unable to provide light- or modified-duty accommodations, injured workers are forced to spend days, weeks, or even months at home recuperating. This extended time away from the job can have [...]

By |2020-02-17T12:45:11+00:00February 17th, 2020|Absence Management|0 Comments

Safety Considerations for Workers in Return to Work Programs

Modified duty off-site (MDOS) programs allow injured workers to return to work faster through temporary off-site job placements, typically with nonprofit agencies in the community that the business serves and workers live. MDOS helps employees maintain a productive work lifestyle while transitioning back to their regular jobs. Since these employees are recovering from injury, here [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:37:49+00:00January 25th, 2019|Absence Management|0 Comments

Nonprofit Tips for Return to Work Services

Modified duty off-site (MDOS) programs assist in returning injured employees to work through temporary off-site job placements. MDOS workers generally come from industries in which on-site modified duty is difficult or nearly impossible, such as construction, some manufacturing, and other industries that require intensive amounts of manual labor. MDOS placements are typically made with non-profit [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:37:05+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Absence Management|0 Comments

An Overview of Return to Work Services

Modified duty off-site (MDOS) assists employers in returning their employees back to work following an injury or period of disability. MDOS programs offer a unique return to work alternative that reduces the cost and duration of lost-time incidents. Sheakley works with area nonprofits to provide volunteer placement for employees with temporary restrictions that are unable [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:38:17+00:00January 21st, 2019|Absence Management|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Need a Return to Work Program

Helping your injured employees rejoin your workforce sooner Your employees are your most important asset. By facilitating the earliest return of injured workers to the workplace, you are setting up both your employees and your business for success. Providing return-to-work (RTW) programs allows you to retain valued employees and enhance the productivity of your workforce. [...]

By |2019-06-12T13:09:29+00:00July 13th, 2018|Absence Management|0 Comments

Employee Benefits of an MDOS Program

A win-win for employees and employers Modified duty off-site (MDOS) programs assist in returning employees to work through temporary off-site job placements. These placements are typically made for workers in industries for which on-site modified duty is difficult or nearly impossible, such as construction, some manufacturing, and other industries that require intensive amounts of manual [...]

By |2019-06-12T13:11:41+00:00July 6th, 2018|Absence Management|0 Comments

Employer Benefits of an MDOS Program

Getting employees back to work quickly and safely Modified duty off-site (MDOS) programs assist in returning employees to work through temporary off-site job placements. These placements are typically made for workers in industries for which on-site modified duty is difficult or nearly impossible, such as construction, some manufacturing, and other industries that require intensive amounts [...]

By |2019-06-12T13:13:39+00:00June 29th, 2018|Absence Management|0 Comments

What is the Offsite Return to Work or Modified Duty Offsite Program?

Do you struggle with providing light duty work restrictions for your employees? Can you imagine providing light duty options for almost 100% of your workforce? Many industries such as construction, manufacturing, transportation and staffing struggle with return-to-work options for their employees. Lifting and sitting restrictions are one of the leading work limitations that prevent the [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:18:28+00:00August 30th, 2017|Absence Management|0 Comments