Dealing with workers compensation issues involves multiple legal, medical and rehabilitation issues. Learning how to be a more pro-active employer in the system can assist in improving employee relations and minimize contested proceedings - translating into decreased legal, medical and rehabilitation costs for the employer.
This program will emphasize practical steps employers can take to move their company or client through workers compensation issues in the most efficient and economical manner.
- WSIB removes frequency threat!
- Return to work under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
- Claims management - an overview
- Panel discussion
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. WSIB Removes Frequency Threat!
A. Early Safe Return To Work Revisited
B. Frequency Threat Is Removed! Or Is It?
C. A Fresh Look At Key Standards Of Practice
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Return To Work Under The Workplace Safety And Insurance Act
A. The Duty To Co-Operate In Return To Work
B. What Are The Employer's Obligations To Re-Employ?
C. Duration Of The Obligation To Re-Employ
D. When Can You Terminate The Employment Of A Worker Who Has Been Re-Employed?
E. Sanctions For Failure To Comply-Fines And Worker Benefits
F. Labour Market Re-Entry Assessment
G. Hearings And Effectively Resolving Disputes
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
III. Claims Management – An Overview
C. Day Of Accident
D. Reporting To The WSIB
E. At Initial Medical Attention
F. Working With The WSIB
G. Third Party Providers
H. Discipline And Claims Management
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IV. Panel Discussion On Current Issues In Return To Work/Question And