PersonnelToday.com just posted an excellent Occupational Health article with tips on writing high-quality OH reports. Ken Addley, Isobel Hannah and Patricia McQuillan offered practical advice, including…

#5: “If the employee is absent, guidance in relation to the timescale for a return to full or restricted duties should be provided, expected duration of any limitations and whether a review is necessary.”

The physician-reviewed, evidence-based guidelines offered by MDGuidelines.com are perfect for this, as well as for another need addressed in the article: providing consistent and high-quality medical information about the employee’s condition.

The article’s advice is clear and well-written. Check it out here.