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Workers' Compensation Issues For The Construction Industry

Webinar: ID# 1034492
Recorded CD or On-Demand
About This Course:
The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of Workers' Compensation systems, with a particular emphasis on their impact on the construction industry.

The material will address the basis of these systems, the classification of employees, and the calculation of insurance premiums. It will also outline issues that often arise following a work injury on a construction site, and strategies to both reduce these injuries and effectively address them after their occurrence.

The class will assist those in the industry with reducing premium costs, benefit exposure, and helping ensure the safety of their employees.What You'll Learn:The Workers' Compensation System
  • Purpose
  • General Principles
  • Comparison of Various States
Coverage Issues
  • Definition of Employee vs. Independent Contractor
  • Statutory Employment
  • Borrowed Employees
Calculation of Insurance Rates
  • Experience Rating Modifier
  • Employee Classifications
  • Payroll
  • Recommendations for Reducing Premiums
Pre-Injury Considerations
  • Employment Handbook Policies
  • Safety Training/Committees
  • Supervisor Training
  • Discipline
Post-Injury Considerations
  • Investigation
  • Drug-Testing
  • Return to Work
Employment Law Considerations
  • FMLA
  • ADA
Workers' Compensation Issues For The Construction Industry
or via CD or On-Demand
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