Preventing Needless Work Disability by Helping People Stay Employed

  title={Preventing Needless Work Disability by Helping People Stay Employed},
  author={J. Christian and D. Martin and D. Brown and A. Colledge and Constantine J. Gean and E. Genovese and N. Hartenbaum and M. Jarrard and Michel Lacerte and Gideon Letz and L. Lewis and Robert MacBride and M. McGrail and J. Melhorn and S. Miller and J. H. Ross and M. Scott and Adam Seidner and J. Talmage and W. Shaw and C. D. Williams and David Siktberg},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  • J. Christian, D. Martin, +19 authors David Siktberg
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Each year, millions of American workers develop health problems that may temporarily or permanently prevent them from reentering the workforce. In most cases, employees are able to stay at work or return to work after a brief recovery period. However, approximately 10% of these workers incur significant work absences and/or life disruptions that can lead to prolonged or permanent withdrawal from the workforce. During this nonworking period, these individuals are described as “disabled,” and… CONTINUE READING
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