Avoiding Reinjuries in Workers' Compensation Claimants
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn common pitfalls to avoid and ensure the potential for new claims and injuries are mitigated.
According to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the United States Department of Labor, the cumulative cost across the nation of occupational illnesses, injuries, and deaths runs in the billions of dollars. This topic will relate practical ways and methodologies designed to bring this expense down. You can expect to learn practical ways to avoid the common, reoccurring pitfalls that happen when workers’ compensation claimants return to work so as to mitigate the risk of reinjuries, new claims, and even possible litigation.
• You will be able to explain how to minimize the risk of reinjuries by claimants.
• You will be able to describe the elements of a workers’ compensation risk mitigation plan.
• You will be able to identify ways to minimize the risk of legal exposure when returning injured employees to the workplace.
• You will be able to recognize common pitfalls to avoid and ensure the potential for new claims and injuries are mitigated.