Debra Livingston will join panelists at Atlanta RIMS May 19th for a discussion on “Return to Work: Employee Advocacy & Best Practices for Success.”

Panelists will include Xavier Trapp, Claims Manager at Floor & Décor and Debra Levy, Director of Claims for the Global Risk Management team at McKesson Corporation. Trapp currently directs workers’ compensation and general liability claims administration and has previously worked as a workers’ compensation adjuster on the carrier/TPA side of the business for large retail clients, food & hospitality, and non-profits which has given him experience in claims management, program strategy, and program administration. Debra Levy previously worked on the carrier/TPA and brokerage side of the business, which has given her experience in team leadership, claim management and multiple facets of program administration.

The session will begin at 2:45 p.m. and will review best practices for a successful return-to-work program and outline how advocacy helps an injured worker heal and return-to-work faster. This session will outline the tools for success for the best advocacy outcomes. Panel participants will also review challenges faced with return-to-work such as unavailable onsite options, geographically dispersed employees, employees with a highly specialized skill set, a mobile workforce, or physically demanding work. They will review the best practices on how to overcome these common challenges.

The annual Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference will be held May 19-20, 2022 at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North.  The conference includes a range of risk-related conference sessions throughout the two day event. Visit for more information or to register to attend.