Simply put, “Work Disability occurs when a worker is unable to stay at work or return to work because of an injury or disease. Work disability is the result of a decision by a worker who for potential physical, psychological, social, administrative, or cultural reasons does not return to work. While the worker may want to return to work, he or she feels incapable of returning to normal working life.” (Handbook of Work Disability – Prevention and Management. Loisel and Anema 2013)
Work Disability is:
Unnecessary Work Disability is a sustained decline of the ability of a worker to participate in the workforce either by remaining at work or returning to work as a result of an injury or illness.