Congratulations Dr Spearpoint
Dr Spearpoint is a general practitioner working exclusively in occupational and environmental medicine. In accordance with his work in Tasmania, Dr Spearpoint was nominated for, and subsequently won, the category:
Best injury management and return to work program
This award recognised, at an organisational level, an employer’s outstanding efforts to support the return to work of an injured worker to safe and sustainable work.
Dr Spearpoint provided healthcare support to Nystar by assisting both employers and employees in the return to work process. Through his understanding of occupational injuries and illnesses and their affect on the workplace, Dr Spearpoint reviewed and improved injury management policies and processes to develop and implement return to work and suitable duties programs for workers at Nystar.