Synopsis By: - Proceeding Author: Susan L. Stewart, Ray Baker, Stan Lanyon, John Steeves

Dr. Baker reviews the more common disabling conditions and describes the steps between the first appearance of a problem in the workplace, its diagnosis, treatment, and the employee’s return to work as practiced in Canada. A balance is struck between safety, human rights, performance, and the employee’s medical care. A panel discussion follows of the practical considerations of dealing with employees who may be or are experiences mental illness that may impair their performance or the employer’s business. The venue discussed is Canada