Author Margaret Spence, Releases New Book - From Workers' Comp Claimant to Valued Employee

Can Injured Employees Return to Work Successfully?
Book - From Workers Comp Claimant to Valued Employee
Book - From Workers Comp Claimant to Valued Employee
Jan. 31, 2008 - PRLog -- Lost Work Days due to Occupational Injury or Illness is a Billion Dollar Crisis Hidden in the American Workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.2 million private industry employees lost an average of 7 work days due to occupational injury or illness in 2006. Most employers have the false assumption that premiums are the most significant cost drivers in the workers’ compensation system. In fact, lost productivity, lost work days and staff replacement cost can be 240 percent above direct insurance cost.

Margaret Spence challenges employers with her new book – From Workers’ Comp Claimant to Valued Employee, to understand the hidden cost of injuries and to implement policies and procedures that will allow injured employees to return to productive light or modified duty positions.

This book is a complete how to guide, step-by-step, Chapter by Chapter, employers will learn how to implement effective return to work programs in Florida. From Workers’ Comp Claimant to Valued Employee is written in an easy to read style that won’t overwhelm you with technical jargon and irrelevant statistics. Packed with precise instructions, handy checklists, to do list and hundreds of valuable tips and techniques employers can implement – immediately.

Margaret utilized her experience, as a workers’ compensation adjuster and consultant to Fortune 500 Corporations and Public entities, to cut through the complexity of the Workers’ Compensation Statutes to provide employers with practical step that will reduce the number of day’s employee are off work after an accident. Her proven techniques will allow injured employees to successfully return to your work environment as productive members of your team.

The book is available online now at: and will be available at and local bookstores on March 3, 2008.
About the Author:
Margaret Spence is the President and CEO of Douglas Claims & Risk Consultants, Inc. and She is a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation consultant, speaker and trainer who ranks among the experts in the field of injury management and return to work implementation.

For more than two decades, she has managed workers’ compensation claims for Fortune 500 Corporations, Public Entities and small businesses. Margaret is an expert at showing companies how to slash their workers' compensation cost by implementing strategies that drastically reduce injury rates, increase productivity and energize employees to work safely.

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About DCRC Training Group Press:
Is the publisher of From Workers Comp Claimant to Valued Employee. This unique book is the first in a series of State specific return to work implementation guide for employers.  
From Workers’ Comp Claimant to Valued Employee – Injured Employee’s Can Return to Work. Employer’s Guide to Implementing a Proactive Return to Work Program. Florida Edition (ISBN: 978-0-9789407-6-8, DCRC Training Group Press) 170 pages - perfect bound, plus online resource guide.

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Tags:Workers Compensation, Return To Work Book, Margaret Spence, Injury Management, Florida Workers Comp, Return To Work
Industry:Insurance, Human resources, Business
Location:Boca Raton - Florida - United States
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