It is important for managers and supervisors to understand how the organization’s workers’ compensation program works so that they can help injured employees get prompt and proper care and ease the transition back to work when employees recover. Management plays an important role in helping the organization keep down workers’ comp costs and prevent workplace injuries and illness. This online workers’ compensation training course will teach supervisors and managers to be able to recognize the purpose and benefits of workers’ compensation, complete reports, and help workers file claims, maintain contact with employees on leave and ease their return to work, and help prevent workplace accidents to keep worker’s comp costs down.
Why “Workers’ Compensation—What Supervisors Need to Know” Matters:
Staying in touch can also help keep up the employee’s morale, encourage the employee to stick with the treatment program, demonstrate that the employee is expected back at work, and assure all employees that we care about their well-being.
Regular inspections can detect hazards and give you the opportunity to take corrective action before anyone else is injured or becomes ill, reducing workers’ compensation cost.
- Report all injuries and illness promptly.
- Help workers file claims.
- Maintain contact with workers on leave.
- Help make the transition back to work.
- Help reduce claims and keep down costs by promoting safety and preventing accidents.