Professionals involved in workers' compensation issues know that high costs associated with claims and insurance premiums present a source of frustration for many employers. This highly informative seminar will explore and clarify the complex issues associated with workers' compensation costs and provide practical and effective strategies, proven to reduce short and long-term workers' compensation costs without affecting the needed level of protection. Register early to ensure your attendance at this upcoming seminar to be presented by experienced and knowledgeable professionals in this field.
- The components of a successful injury prevention/management system
- Roles of members of the prevention/management team
- The employer's legal rights and responsibilities for hiring and returning employees to work after injuries
- Practical application of job analysis
- New-hire screening to prevent work injury
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
I. Disability Management Models
A. Managing A Patient Based On Function v. Subjective Complaints
B. Elements Of A Management Model
C. Implementing The Model
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
II. Legality Of Hiring And Return To Work Policies And Procedures
A. Americans With Disabilities Act
B. Family And Medical Leave Act
C. Workers' Compensation Law
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
III. Job Analysis
A. What Is An ADA Complaint Job Analysis
B. Types Of Job Analysis
C. Targeting The Job Analysis
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
IV. Post-Offer And Fit-For-Duty Testing
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
V. Physician's Role In The Return To Work Process
A. Read And Follow The Directions On All Products Being Used In The Work Setting, Not Only Those Thought To Be Dangerous
B. Obtain, Fit, And Wear PPE
C. Walk The Work Floor, Observe, Question, And Intervene Often
D. Develop And Use Accurate Job Descriptions, Test Applicants To That Standard
E. Rotate Tasks
4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Question And Answers