On-Site Occupational Health and Rehabilitation: A Model for the Manufacturing and Service Industries describes how to establish an on-site occupational health program, from a sample of a request for proposal response, cost-savings reports, and clinical protocols, evaluations, and treatments to corporate awareness of workers' compensation, lost work-time situations, and applications for cost-effective solutions.
Contains procedures and guidelines developed by the author for prestigious firms such as Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Bank One Corp., The Detroit Newspapers, J&L Specialty Steel Inc., Henry Ford Health System, and PepsiCo, Inc.!
Exploring diagnostic mix, clinic size, on-site industrial rehabilitation program benefits, prevention medicine, and wellness and fitness strategies, On-Site Occupational Health and Rehabilitation: A Model for the Manufacturing and Service Industries
illustrates how individual corporate environments can adapt to form a patient-centered, high-trust, cooperative, and informed workplace
discusses the interrelationship between clinical evaluation and treatment, ADA compliance, work-site ergonomics, on-site job analysis, and placement coordination
highlights crucial factors that will determine the success of an on-site medical rehabilitation program
offers a prescription for a healthy, safe work environment
Including concise at-a-glance summaries of all rehabilitation and health services, On-Site Occupational Health and Rehabilitation: A Model for the Manufacturing and Service Industries is an invaluable resource for all occupational safety and health, occupational and environmental, primary care, family practice, and emergency room physicians; neurologists, physiatrists, and internists; physical and occupational therapists and kinesiotherapists; athletic trainers; exercise physiologists, ergonomists, and applied biomechanists; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.
Table of Contents
The Mission and Vision of the On-Site Team
The Benefits of the On-Site Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Model to the Whole Organization: Management, Employee/Patient, and Union
Disability Costs to Private and Public Programs
Health Care Reform: Quality, Price, Service, and Outcome
How the Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Pie Is Divided
Americans with Disabilities Act: Compliance, Worksite Ergonomics, On-Site Job Analysis, and Preplacement Coordination-How They Interrelate
Skeletal and Soft-Tissue Injuries and Cumulative Trauma Treatment
The Prescription for a Healthy Workforce: The Synergistic Whole, or How It All Comes Together