OSH 3303: Workers' Compensation


Examination of the fundamentals of workers’ compensation including the history and legal aspects of state workers’ compensation systems, worker rights, claims management, reporting and recording requirements, and various types of coverage available to employers.


  1. Describe the history of the workers' compensation system in the United States.
  2. Discuss fundamental laws common to state workers’ compensation systems.
  3. Consider and recognize worker rights and responsibilities under the majority of state workers’ compensation systems.
  4. Compare and contrast different types of coverage available to employers.
  5. Discuss fundamentals of claims management, including identification and classification of compensable injuries and illnesses.
  6. Discuss and consider state workers’ compensation record keeping systems and reporting requirements.
  7. Apply workers’ compensation management regulations and concepts to actual and hypothetical workplace scenarios.




The insurance professional's practical guide to workers' compensation: From history through audit (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Wells Media Group (2011)
Author: Boggs, C. J.
ISBN: 978-0-578-02096-9
Price: $39.00

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