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Workers' Compensation Injuries Up Close and Personal

Find out the most effective strategies to help prevent the most common workers' compensation injuries and protect your company.

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 topic is critical for anyone responsible for handling work injuries or advising clients on work injuries. You will be provided with a strategy on how to reduce costs and liability and learn how to proactively implement injury prevention measures. Receive a comprehensive guideline on how to handle injuries when they occur. This topic will cover best practices by discussing five types of common work-related injuries - slip and falls, back, knees, shoulders and carpal tunnel.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Costs and Liabilities for Workers' Compensation Injuries

  • Cause of Certain Types of Injuries
  • Injury Prevention
  • Medical Providers
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Medical Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Cost Control

Best Practices on How to Manage Five Common Work Injuries

  • Slip and Falls
  • Back Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Creating and Managing a Transitional Work Program

  • Transitional Work Agreements
  • Working Within the Injured Workers' Restrictions
  • Measuring the Injured Workers' Progress During Recovery
  • Challenges With Transitional Work Programs
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Yolanda L. Barnes

Barnes Legal Consulting, Inc.

  • 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)
  • Can be contacted at 614-582-5716 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 396932
Published 2016
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