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Improving return to work outcomes and support for employers webinar

2021-10-29

Improving return to work outcomes and support for employers webinar

2021-10-29
Join us for Health and Safety Month 2021 presented by WorkSafe Victoria. Hear from guest speakers and industry experts.

Improving return to work outcomes for mental injuries and support for employers

Speakers:

  • Lucas Kowalski – Manager – Return to Work, Insurance, WorkSafe Victoria
  • Daniel Zeina – Group State Manager Vic/SA, Rehab Management

This session will outline the support programs and resources available for employers to guide recovery and return to work outcomes for injured workers.

In particular focusing on:

  • The role of mental injury specialists
  • Mobile case management
  • Facilitated discussion
  • Original Employer Services and New Employer Services
  • Re-training
  • Provisional Payments

Biography:

Lucas Kowalski joined WorkSafe in July 2018 after 10 years in various roles across Claims Management, RTW and Customer Service. Lucas delivered a number of programs of work whilst at an Agent with a focus on early, safe and sustainable RTW outcomes supported by a high level of customer service for injured workers and employers.

At WorkSafe, Lucas collaborates closely with the occupational rehabilitation provider panel and Agents on recovery and return to work support services for injured workers and employers.

Daniel Zeina is the Group State Manager for VIC & SA at Rehab Management. He is an accredited Exercise Physiologist and has over 8 years of experience in workplace rehabilitation service delivery across a range of frameworks including VIC, NSW and SA Workers compensation, TAC/CTP, Comcare, DVA, ADF and Life Insurance. Daniel currently oversees an operation of 70 team members managing approximately 2000 cases with physical and/or mental health injuries.

Daniel is a subject matter expert in medico-legal assessments, he designs, implements and manages the operation of Health and Wellbeing services with several company partners across the nation. He is Head of Medical Department at a National Premier League Football club. He is also an occasional presenter at Victoria University in Occupational Rehabilitation as part of the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology course.

  • When: Friday 29 October 2021
  • Where: The webinar link will be provided via email 1 week prior to the event.
  • Time: 10.30 am – 11.15 am

If you have any questions please email events@worksafe.vic.gov.au

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2021-10-29

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