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Workers' Compensation Issues for the Construction Industry - Webinar

  • ID: 4663946
  • Webinar
  • December 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
Learn strategies to reduce work place injuries and properly prepare for workers compensation claims.

The goal of this topic 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 topic will assist those in the industry with reducing premium costs, benefit exposure, and helping ensure the safety of their employees.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to explain the process by which your Workers Compensation insurance premiums are calculated and how to potentially reduce them.
  • You will be able to discuss strategies to reduce work place injuries and properly prepare for potential litigation on disputed claims.
  • You will be able to describe a strategy to address work place injuries after they happen and reduce the exposure of litigated claims.
  • You will be able to recognize how employees and independent contractors are treated under Workers Compensation systems, and how to ensure your employees are properly classified.
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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
Best Practices
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Ryan J. Murphy - CIPRIANI & WERNER PC
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This webinar is designed for attorneys, compliance officers, construction and project managers, owners, presidents, vice presidents, accountants, human resource managers, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, payroll and workers' compensation managers.
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