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Workers' Compensation Injuries Up Close And Personal

Webinar: ID# 1032102
Recorded CD or On-Demand
About This Course:
Employers are often frustrated when a seemingly minor work injury evolves into a high dollar insurance cost that includes revolving payments for additional conditions, medical treatment, diagnostic tests, surgical procedures and medications.

This webinar is critical for anyone responsible for work injuries or advising clients on handling work injuries. This course will provide you with a detailed strategy on how to reduce costs and liability.

You will learn how to proactively implement injury prevention measures. Our material will include a comprehensive guideline on how to handle injuries when they occur. We will go over examples of best practices of managing injuries by taking five common types (slip and falls, back, knees, shoulders, carpal tunnel).


Costs and Liabilities for Workers' Compensation Injuries
  • Injury Prevention
  • Injury Medical Management
  • Injury Evaluation
Best Practices on How to Manage Five Common Work Injuries
  • Slip and Falls
  • Back Injuries
  • Knees Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Creating and Managing Early Return Programs
  • What Is an Early Return to Work Program?
  • How Does It Work?
  • What Are the Benefits?
  • Challenges With Early Return to Work Programs?
About The Presenter

Yolanda L. Barnes
  • Barnes Legal Consulting, Inc.
  • 31 Years of experience in employment law
  • Retired from the state of Ohio after 30 years of service
  • In-House Legal Counsel for the Ohio Department of Corrections 20 years specializing in workers' compensation, early return to work and safety/health issues
  • Conducted regular trainings and webinars on the topic of workers' compensation and early return to work for human resources staff and advised staff statewide on work related issues
  • Directed the work of Special Counsel, Third Party Administrator and Managed Care Organization on workers' compensation claims and employee safety issues
  • Served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio in the Workers' Compensation Litigation section and the Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit
  • Career included working as in-house counsel for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation; also worked as an administrative assistant for the Industrial Commission of Ohio
  • Graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law/transient student /The Ohio State University (3rd year of law school)
Workers' Compensation Injuries Up Close And Personal
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