Understanding workplace injury management is written for employers seeking to reduce the financial and human impact that work related injury has on their organization. The text forms the basis of an effective injury management system. The reader is provided with the necessary understanding and knowledge to implement a best practice workplace injury management system. Barriers that can prevent or delay a successful return to work are discussed along with ways to recognize when these barriers are present. Intervention measures for specific circumstances are described in an easy to follow format. A range of document templates and checklists are included in the text along with advice on where to access additional information and assistance.