Return to Work support services – Agents and occupational rehabilitation

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Webinar recorded 27 October 2022

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Learn about the range of services WorkSafe's panel of occupational rehabilitation (OR) providers offer to support an early and sustained recovery and return to work from both mental and physical injuries and when each service may be most effective. WorkSafe and OR provider representatives will talk about the roles of OR providers, WorkSafe agents and employers in the recovery and return to work process and provide employers with a practical tools to guide and support them.

Lucas Kowalski

Lucas Kowalski

Return to Work Manager, WorkSafe Victoria

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.

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Helen Lynch

Helen Lynch

Psychologist and Program Officer, WorkSafe Victoria

Helen Lynch is a Psychologist and Program Officer in the Return to Work Branch at WorkSafe Victoria. She has over 20 years industry experience across occupational rehabilitation, policy development, claims and injury management.

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Ben Lingard

Ben Lingard

Area Manager, WorkFocus

Ben Lingard is the WorkFocus Area Manager for Victoria, Tasmania, ACT and Queensland. Ben has spent time as a clinical exercise physiologist as well as in research settings; working to create the first exercise program completed during dialysis for kidney disease patients.

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