Terry Lawson

tlawson old pictureTerry Lawson is a physical therapist licensed in California and Hawaii. He is also a certified ergonomist.
Terry has nearly 30 years of experience in a wide variety of practice settings. For the past 20 years he has been working with a special emphasis in work injury prevention and case management.
Terry has pioneered functional employment testing in the west coast and Hawaii having performed thousands of functional employment tests and functional capacity evaluations (FCE).
Mr. Lawson assists employers with implementation of functional employment testing programming performing risk assessments, job categorization and analysis, ergonomic analysis, and functional test design. His clients include public school districts, city and county governments, third-party administrators, joint powers authorities, workers’ compensation and disability insurers, airlines, utilities, transportation, waste management, manufacturing, and healthcare companies.
Mr. Lawson was recognized for his contributions to California and Texas workers’ compensation reform through his executive summary “Function” which was entered into both states congressional record.
He provides injury prevention and management seminars for organizations such as Professionals in Workers’ Compensation, American Society of Safety Engineers, Public Agencies Risk Managers Association, and the International Disability Management Employer Coalition.
His professional passion is using objective, research-based methods to PREVENT and minimize workplace injuries, disability, fraud, abuse and the associated costs.