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Workers' Compensation Issues for the Construction Industry

OnDemand Webinar (88 minutes)

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.

Authors

Ryan J. Murphy, CIPRIANI & WERNER PC

Agenda

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

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