ICRD Mission Field Offices 1118 “F” Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
As a neutral party, we support medical recovery while Boise Fax: 208-799-3482
facilitating an early return to employment as close as 4355 W. Emerald St., Suite 105
possible to pre-injury status and wage. Boise, ID 83706 Nampa
Phone: 208-334-2024 847 Parkcentre Way, Suite 7
In addition to rehabilitation services, experienced In-
dustrial Commission compensation consultants man-
Fax: 208-334-3711 Nampa, ID 83651
A Guide for
age claim ﬁling activities and answer questions about
claims. For matters concerning a claim, telephone
127 W. 5th N., Suite A
Burley, ID 83318
To contact an Industrial Commission Rehabilitation
oﬃce for services, contact one of the ﬁeld oﬃces on
501 N. 16th, Suite 107
Payette, ID 83661
the back of this brochure Coeur d’Alene Fax: 208-642-6163
1111 W. Ironwood Drive, Suite A
Idaho Industrial Commission Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 Pocatello
Main Oﬃce Phone: 208-769-1452 1070 Hiline, Suite 300
700 S. Clearwater Lane Fax: 208-769-1465 Pocatello, ID 83201
Boise, Idaho 83712 Phone: 208-236-6399
1-208-334-6000 Fax: 208-236-6040
1820 E. 17th, Suite 300
Idaho Falls, ID 83404 Sandpoint
Phone: 208-525-7248 2101 West Pine St.
This publication is available upon request in large
Fax: 208-525-7013 Sandpoint, ID 83864
print and on audio cassette.
Kellogg Fax: 208-265-9637 How the Rehabilitation Division helps employers
Information on costs associated with this publication
35 Wildcat Way, Suite B Services to expect
are available from the Idaho Industrial Commission in
Kellogg, ID 83837 Twin Falls
accordance with Idaho Code § 60-202.
Phone: 208-786-4600 1411 Falls Avenue East, Suite 915 The role of the Rehabilitation Consultant
AA/EEO Employer 10-08/RD-GEIW/3,000 Fax: 208-786-7110 Twin Falls, ID 83301
IDAHO INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
employers and the link for reporting injuries. This
About the Rehabilitation Division form can be printed and sent to the Idaho Industrial
ontrolling the human and economic costs of
Commission Boise oﬃce or completed and e-mailed
industrial accidents poses diﬃcult challenges
for employers. The Idaho Industrial Com- to firstname.lastname@example.org
mission oﬀers rehabilitation services that help handle
such challenges. In fact, rehabilitation helps em- HOW DO I REQUEST ASSISTANCE?
ployers control time loss and workers’ compensation You may either call to request assistance from a local
costs. Services are provided to Idaho employers with oﬃce or you may visit the website, print a referral for
workers injured on the job. We have professional staﬀ services, and mail or fax it to the nearest ﬁeld oﬃce
Benefits of rehabilitation in eleven ﬁeld oﬃces throughout the state. Employ- (see back panel).
ers are seeing the ﬁnancial advantages of returning
The Industrial Commission offers “no cost” rehabilitation services to Idaho injured workers to work through rehabilitation, job
employers and injured workers who have sustained a workplace injury. modiﬁcation, and alternative job placement. How we can help
Rehabilitation professionals can mutually benefit employers and injured
workers by keeping claim costs low and facilitating an early return to work or he injured worker’s job duties will be ana-
compatible employment. Frequently Asked Questions lyzed and discussed with the treating medical
providers. Information obtained regard-
Our rehabilitation consultants act as a neutral party to coordinate return- WHAT IS THE COST OF INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION SERVICES? ing the injured worker’s present medical condition,
to-work efforts with the injured worker, employer, insurance company, The rehabilitation services of the Industrial Commis- diagnosis, and treatment as it relates to employability
physician, attorney, and other individuals involved in the industrial claim. sion are provided as a no-charge service. We do not timeframes will be shared with you as it relates to re-
The function of the rehabilitation consultant is to assist these parties with the charge the employer, injured worker, or the insurer turn to work and job accommodations. We can also:
vocational aspects related to the industrial claim and its resolution. for assistance with their industrial claims. Rehabilita-
tion services are funded by a tax collected from work- Identify and address concerns associated with
The goal of the rehabilitation consultant is to return the injured worker ers’ compensation premiums. the industrial accident.
back to the labor market as close as possible to his or her pre-injury status Contact your insurance carrier to coordinate
and wage. Due to this, employers may experience a reduction in time loss medical recovery and to keep you apprised of
HOW CAN THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION REHABILITATION the injured worker’s vocational status.
expenditures and the injured worker may experience an easy and timely
return to the labor market.
DIVISION BENEFIT MY BUSINESS? Work with you, and the employee when neces-
The rehabilitation consultant will work with you to sary, to make job accommodations that will
document your injured employee’s job duties and enable a return to work for the injured worker.
The rehabilitation consultant can be a valuable resource to both you and your
will converse with the attending medical providers to Help the injured worker develop a new employ-
employees in answering and resolving workplace injury issues.
obtain timely, accurate information. The physician’s ment goal if a job change is required.
recommendations will be shared with you so that Contact other employers if other job develop-
informed business decisions can be made. The result ment and placement is needed for the injured
may be reducing costs and insurance expenditures worker.
by increasing productivity and facilitating an early Make frequent contact with the injured worker
return to employment. to maintain motivation to return to work and to
assist with the return to employment process.
HOW DO I REPORT A WORKPLACE INJURY? Assistance in job placement if return to the
The notice of injury form can be found on the time-of-injury employer is not possible.
Industrial Commission website under the section for