OSH 3303

Description

Examines the entire Workers’ Compensation system and uses case studies to formulate risk management strategies. The overlap between Workers’ Compensation, FMLA, and ADA requirements is discussed.

Objectives

  1. Discuss and consider history of Workers’ Compensation (WC) system in America.
  2. Consider and recognize worker rights and responsibilities under the majority of state WC systems.
  3. Compare and contrast different types of coverage available to employers.
  4. Apply WC management regulations and concepts to actual and hypothetical workplace scenarios.
  5. Discuss and consider history of Workers’ Compensation (WC) system in America.
  6. Discuss fundamentals of claims management including identification and classification of compensable injuries and illnesses.
  7. Discuss and consider state Workers’ Compensation record keeping systems and reporting requirements.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

None

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