Return to Work & ACC

Supporting Your Employees Journey Back to Work

Workplace injuries can sometimes result in time off work, reduced hours, or alternative duties. At DeRisk NZ, we understand the complexities and challenges of these situations.
Our Return to Work and ACC service is designed to support your business get your staff back to pre-injury duties as quickly and safely as possible. Whether the injury requires a short recovery period or has long-term implications, we’re here to help you navigate the return to work process. Our team of registered Health and Safety Professionals can provide advice on ACC and the development of suitable return-to-work plans.

The Benefits of Good Return to Work Programmes

By supporting the rehabilitation of employees who have sustained a work-related injury, illness or disability, which prevents them from performing their normal duties. Organisations can coordinate early intervention with suitable support and direction for employees, supported by medical recommendations to ensure an optimal return-to-work plan is developed, while at all times ensuring the rights, welfare and confidentiality of the employee is respected.

The return-to-work process at DeRisk NZ involves clear expectations, a timeline for progress, and regular reviews. We assess and support fitness for work capacity, manage return-to-work programs, and provide guidance on complex medical and ACC claims. Through our services, we ensure all parties are on the same track toward a healthy recovery.

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Start Your Journey Back to Work Today

Your path to returning to work begins with a single step. At DeRisk NZ, we’re committed to making that step as smooth and straightforward as possible. Whether you’re an employer seeking advice on ACC and return-to-work processes, or an individual recovering from an injury, our team is ready to guide you. Visit our contact page today to find out how we can help you.

Your Partner in Health and Safety

At DeRisk NZ, we believe in teamwork. Everyone has a role to play in supporting injured people get back to work. We work alongside the injured individual, their family, and their employer, making sure the best return-to-work plans are in place.

Ready to Return? We’re Here to Help

Embarking on your return-to-work journey doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Our expert team is ready to provide tailored advice and support that’s specific to your needs. Contact us today to find out how we can help.

Hear It from Our Clients

See the impact we've had on businesses and how we could do the same for you.

“I got Derek in to update our H&S management system. He was honest and did a great job. Highly recommend.”

Station Manager – Whareroa Station

Mark Bowsher

“Very knowledgeable and willing to put the effort in upfront to understand our situation. Tailored things to fit our business requirements without creating a pile of confusing admin for us”

Owner – That Dingo Guy, Palmerston North

Spencer Christiansen

“Helped us understand what we needed to have in place to meet our legal obligations, and provided some cost-effective solutions that he helped us implement”

Director – Silver Fin Sports

Gerald Lee

Connect with DeRisk – Your Partner in Health & Safety

Tailored, Practical Solutions for Diverse Business Needs

Leverage DeRisk’s 25 years of practical cross-sector experience to optimise your health, safety and wellbeing practices. Registered HASANZ professionals deliver bespoke consultancy and training solutions across Taupo and wider North Island. We simplify health and safety through practical advice, in-house support, strategy development, audits, and SafePlus Assessments. Our specialties encompass Technical Health and Safety Services, Governance & Leadership, Contractor Safety, and software solutions. Contact DeRisk today, your partner for a safer workplace.