About the Author
Irene Chappell is an Occupational Therapist who is recognized as an expert in return to work issues, ergonomics and costing of future care needs. In 1986, she began the first private practice occupational therapy clinic in British Columbia to develop, and implement work assessment and treatment programs. Today the clinic employs over 30 specialists who provide services in the assessment, treatment and prevention of work-related injury. She is proud of pioneering an industry that keeps growing and improving the lives of others.