Job Analyses are used within the California Workers’ Compensation System for a variety of reasons. Job Analyses can be used to determine industrial causation. Job Analyses can be used to determine Qualified Injured Worker status. Qualified Injured Worker status relates to whether the Injured Worker is able to return to their usual and customary occupation.
Within Workers’ Compensation, Treating and Evaluating Physicians are requested to provide work restrictions or limitations as part of their workers’ compensation reporting. These work restrictions or limitations are often compared to the Injured Worker’s Job Analysis to see if the worker is able to return to their usual and customary employment. Continue reading