Workplace Possibilities Program

Where Others See Disabilities, We See Possibilities

Imagine the possibilities of a simple pair of foot pedals to promote healthy circulation. Or picture a motorized lift platform — even a riding vacuum cleaner. We're committed to going above and beyond to empower people to work.

Our Workplace PossibilitiesSM program is changing the way employers manage absence and disability. This unique, proactive approach helps keep employees at work by addressing and reducing the causes of disability.

The goal is a more productive workplace. And it takes a big burden off the HR team.

 

Visit the Workplace Possibilities blog.

Turning Possibilities Into Reality

Visit the Workplace Possibilities blog for best practices shared by our consultants. Take a virtual tour of our Workplace Possibilities Center and see examples of worksite modifications that can help your employees.

Four crucial steps can help employees' recovery process in either returning to work or staying at work and being productive.

Assist With Recovery

Four crucial steps can help employees' recovery process in either returning to work or staying at work and being productive.

Since 2008, our Workplace Possibilities program has helped employers achieve more than $31 million in overall benefit cost savings.

10-Year Anniversary

Since 2008, our Workplace PossibilitiesSM program has helped employers achieve more than $31 million in overall benefit cost savings.

Tour the Workplace Possibilities Center and see examples of worksite modifications that can help manage disabilities.

See the Possibilities

Tour the Workplace Possibilities Center and see examples of worksite modifications that can help manage disabilities.

Watch a short video for a closer look at how the program helps turn disabilities into possibilities at the workplace.

Take a Closer Look

Watch a short video for a closer look at how the program helps turn disabilities into possibilities at the workplace.

On-Site Workplace Possibilities Consultant

Only The Standard provides employers with an on-site disability consultant as part of the group disability plan.1 All the employer needs to supply is a workspace with an Internet connection. Services include:

  • Performing ergonomic evaluations
  • Recommending devices that adapt to employees' needs
  • Consulting on accommodations for mental health conditions
  • Training supervisors to facilitate employees staying on the job or returning to work after a disability
  • Identifying light-duty jobs that employees can do while they recover

Reasonable Accommodation Expense Benefit

We're committed to helping people lead productive lives. We will cover an employer's approved expenses, up to $25,000, toward worksite modifications that result in a disabled employee staying at work or returning to work after a disability.

Ready to Change the Way You Manage Absence and Disability?

Contact your broker or call your local employee benefits sales and service office at 800.633.8575 to learn more about Workplace Possibilities.