The GSC Prevention Plus First Aid Only Program is specifically designed for the employee who is complaining of musculoskeletal soft tissue symptoms or fatigue. To maintain OSHA compliance for reporting, protocols are designed to provide a non-therapeutic approach to evaluation, education and training of the employee in best handling methods, home exercises and symptom management techniques. Specific criteria have been establishes for case selection, symptom reporting, case communication and outcome measurement for this program.
The GSC Prevention Plus program protocol includes the following steps:
- Education of an employee with symptoms including a custom home exercise program
- Visit to the work environment to observe and correct work postures and body mechanics
- Follow up visit to insure that symptoms are resolved or a referral to the medical model is indicated