Return to Work Program Overview & FAQ

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The County of Kern has adopted a "Return to Work" policy. This policy includes a temporary limited duty component as well as a consideration for modified or available alternate work for employees who are permanently incapacitated for the performance of their regular jobs.

  • Return to Work Policy/Program

    • What is Transitional Work?

    • How many employees have disabilities?

    • What are some examples of accommodations?

    • What if an employee needs an ergonomic workstation assessment?

    • What if a disabled employee is unable to return to his or her current job and regularly assigned duties and responsibilities?

    • What if an employee's injury permanently prevents him or her from returning to his or her job?

    • What are the primary functions of Vocational Rehabilitation Services?

    • Return to Work Policy/Program

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