SafeWorks Illinois Occupational Health Services Helping Protect Returning Employees

Categories : EnterpriseWorks, Research Park
Posted on: May 4, 2020

SafeWorks Illinois is based in the Champaign-Urbana area and provides comprehensive occupational health services and return-to-work programs to create safe, drug-free businesses and industries. Their ultimate goal is to promote wellness in the workplace and strives to achieve results by developing prevention programs so that employees can return to work.

SafeWorks Illinois has extensive experience helping businesses reduce injuries, lower costs, and promote a safe work environment. SafeWorks Illinois is frequently able to do the extraordinary, more often than not scheduling applicable injured patients for surgery consultations within 24 hours of our initial medical intervention.


Owner-operator Dr. David Fletcher recently held his webinar “COVID-19 Health Solutions for Employers” sponsored by Research Park and EnterpriseWorks on May 4. His webinar discussed the importance of guiding employers on instituting policies to help protect returning employees, addressing strategies to facilitate returning to work in a safe manner, and educating what we know to-date regarding COVID-19 testing issues.


Dr. Fletcher has practiced in Champaign for twenty years and is well versed in all of the issues surrounding the current COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to being the Medical Director and CEO of SafeWorks Illinois, Dr. Fletcher is board-certified in occupational and preventive medicine, is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO), a certified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), and a Senior Federal Aviation Administration Examiner (FAA – all three classes). He is able to consult for employers to help develop strategies to address the COVID-19 pandemic and safely bring back its workforce when allowed, including navigating through potential workers’ compensation issues. 


For more on SafeWorks Illinois and Dr. Fletcher, please click here. To view future webinars and virtual events sponsored by Research Park, please visit our calendar.