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OSHA and Workers Compensation Certificate Program

March 9 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 6:00 pm CDT


Join us In-Person or online via 2-Way Interactive Live Stream for the best 2-Day instructor-led guidance on how to handle everything from Accident Investigations, Workers Compensation Claims as well as, OSHA on-site visits. Once you register for the class and if you will be joining remotely the training materials will be shipped to you and you will receive an email with the information you need to login to the 2-Way Interactive Live Stream Webinar. If you are joining us in-person in Greenville, SC we will provide you the training materials when you arrive.

This course will guide you from beginning to end on any type of workplace injuries that might occur and your role during that event. This course also offers Accident Investigation techniques and the steps you should take after there has been an injury or illness within your company. You will also learn the importance of filing Workers Compensation Claims timely, thorough and appropriately. Along with OSHA rules and regulations; this course will also clearly define your role and explain the differences in a “Recordable” and “Non-Recordable” claim.

What your expectations during an OSHA visit are very important along with knowing when to notify OSHA of an injury. You will also be offered the hands-on experience of a mock Accident Investigation, details of submitting a claim, and a tabletop exercise of an OSHA visit. These tools will become beneficial if you are ever in the need to take care of an injured employee and provide you with guidance on compassion and how to appropriately handle the situation.

Do you know what you are expected to do in compliance with laws and regulations if OSHA comes on-site to your facility?

Do you know what the most important part of an Accident Investigation is?

Do you know what your role is in the filing and managing a Workers Compensation Claim?

In this course we will be focusing on:
-Knowing your business and why that’s important.
-Accident Investigations.
-OSHA rules and regulations that relate to accidents and illness.
-Workers Compensation Claims
-What employers’ rights are in reference to accidents.
-What employees’ rights are in reference to accidents and illness.
-You Receive the Following Training Materials:
-Examples of OSHA 300 and 300A Log
-Example of OSHA 301 Log
-“All About OSHA” booklet and quick reference guide.
-Example of Accident Investigation Questionnaire
-List of resources in the event you have an on-site visit or serious injury.
-Examples of Return to Work Notes and release of information sign-offs.

Learning Objectives:
-Learn what OSHA is.
-Learn what HR and Management’s responsibilities are before, during, and after an OSHA visit.
-Learn what an OSHA 300 Log is.
-Learn what an OSHA 300A Log is.
-Learn what an OSHA 301 Log is.
-Learn the requirements of the 300A log and what requirements are yearly per OSHA.
-What is the “Retaliation Rule” and what is the significance
-Learn Recordkeeping requirements
-Learn what routine tests are required for your place of business.
-What is PPE and why are some required?
-What are your requirements as an employer for providing Team Members with PPE?
-Learn when OSHA should be notified and the requirements of time frames.
-What are OSHA Standards?
-What is NIOSH?
-Learn what should take place if you have a surprise OSHA Visit.
-What is acceptable and not acceptable as far as providing documentation.
-Learn the guidelines in place in reference to OHSA visits.
-What are the 3 parts of an OSHA Investigation?
-Learn what “OSHA Incident Rate (OIR) is and how it’s calculated.
-What do you do with citations once the inspector leaves?
-What are the limitations OSHA has during the visit?
-Learn what a “Record Request” is and the timeframe you must respond to any complaints.
-What does OSHA define as “First Aid?”
-Learn what HR’s role is in an accident investigation
-Learn what constitutes an actual Workers Compensation Claim
-What is the value of scene preservation?
-Learn what an Investigation kit is and what it should include.
-Who is responsible for filling out reports?
-How long does the Team Member have to report and injury or illness?
-What is the process to get the Team Member to a doctor?
-What are your rights as an employer?
-What forms should be sent with the Team Member to the doctor.
-Will you be Drug and Alcohol testing?
-How will you know if the visit will be covered under Workers Compensation?
-What is a claim and who is responsible for managing them?
-What does it mean to “manage” a Workers Compensation Claim?
-What is South Carolina’s law on workplace injury?
-What is a Return to Work note and why it’s important?
-What is a “Job Description” and what are the rules when using them?
-What is a “Compensable” Claim?
-What is a “Non-Compensable Claim?
-How FMLA intertwines with Workers Compensation.
-Who is responsible for compensating the Team Member if they are on leave due to an injury?
-What are your limitations once counsel has been retained by a Team Member?
-What does the insurance company actually pay for?
-Learn what a PPD rating is and the significance of the numbers.
-Learn if you are liable as an employer if the Team Member is under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol.
-Learn some examples of what is not covered under Workers Compensation and why.
-Learn hands-on through activities and tabletop exercises what to expect.
-What are your rights as the employer if you don’t feel like the Team Member isn’t being honest?
-Learn what is discoverable during a Subpoena.
-What is OSHA’s general standard?
-Learn what OSHA Incident Rate is and how it affects you.
-How to calculate OIR (OSHA Incident Rate)
-Learn how days away from work affect your employees and your business.
-Learn what the “Workers Rights” are and how to respond to them.
-What are the rules on recordkeeping?
-Learn how the records are to be stored in your facility.
-Learn how to eliminate risk and hazards.
-What are the 3 OSHA standards for creating a safe work environment.
-Learn how to create Best Practice Guidelines for OSHA visits.
-What types of situations allow OSHA to come for an inspection?
-What does OSHA consider as Imminent Danger and what are your responsibilities as the employer?
-Learn how complaints can be submitted to OSHA and how to proactively address issues.
Learn how OSHA prioritizes visits to facilities.
-Learn what levels of violations your company could receive from OSHA.
-Learn OSHA’s communication standards.
-What is the Safety Data Sheet? (SDS)
-Learn how to use SDS proactively and reactively.
-Learn requirements on emergencies in your facility.
-Learn what requirements are on machines and guarding to protect the employees.
-Lock Out/Tag Out Standard
-Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
-Confined Space Entry
-Occupational Noise Exposure
-PPE Requirements
-Process on Safety Management
-Learn the rules on recognition and incentives.
-Learn the benefits of having a Safety Committee.
-How can audits help you to identify hazards?
-Learn the importance of Accident Investigations.
-Learn the difference in unsafe acts vs conditions.
-Learn what Liability Without Fault is and how it pertains to your business.
-Who funds Workers Compensation?
-Learn what the benefits are of having a strong Return to Work process.
-What is Risk Management vs Enterprise Risk Management?
-Learn what the role of HR Professionals are during the Risk Management process.
-What is a Risk Management Scorecard and how can you benefit from having one?

Areas Covered:
-OSHA Rules and Regulations
-Expectations of HR Professionals
-Expectations of Team Members
-Workers Compensation Claims
-Employee Engagement
-Records Retention
-Your Next Steps in HR
-How to successfully close a claim.
-Steps to investigating Workers Compensation Fraud Claims

Who will Benefit:
-Recent College Graduates seeking a career in Human Resources
-Armed Service Men and Women making the transition to civilian life seeking a transition into Human Resources
-Professionals Seeking a Career Transition into the Human Resources Field
-HR Manager
-HR Generalist
-HR Specialist
-HR Assistants
-Employee Relations Persons
-Small Business Owners


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