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BOD Decision -2004/11/16-03 – Selective/Light Employment

On November 16, 2004, the Board of Directors adopted revisions to policy item #34.11, Selective/Light Employment, of Volume II of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual. Revisions to policy item #34.11 include adding a definition of selective/light employment; confirming the Board officer's responsibility for determining whether the selective/light offer is safe for the worker from a review of the medical evidence; adding a date of when to adjust benefits when a Board officer has determined that an employer's selective/light offer is suitable and the worker unreasonably refused to return to work.

The amendments took effect on January 1, 2005 and apply to all injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2005.

Meeting Date: Nov 16, 2004 File type: PDF (31 KB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision