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Workers Compensation Training Courses

Workers Compensation Training Courses

When an employee is injured at work, Workers Compensation benefits are available to cover lost wages and medical costs related to the injury.

Whether those benefits spiral out of control or are properly managed depends on a lot of factors, including how well you know the Workers Compensation laws (aka workmans comp laws) and how well you handle your Workers Compensation administration requirements.

Generally, employers are required to:

  • Report workplace injuries and illnesses within a specified time period
  • Allow workers to file an injury claim - and not take any action to discourage them from doing so
  • Submit accurate payroll information in a timely manner to determine premiums
  • Pay premiums in a timely manner and not pass on the cost of coverage to workers

Consider just a few of the tasks and responsibilities associated with managing Workers Compensation administration at your organization. For instance, you have to handle or deal with the various Workers Compensation laws, rules, and requirements, such as:

  • Accommodations
  • Restrictions
  • Working with doctors
  • Return to work issues and programs
  • Managing claims
  • Dealing with your workers' comp insurer
  • Forms, paperwork, reporting, and more!

Whether you are a new or experienced Workers Compensation manager, if you have Workers Compensation responsibilities at your workplace - or are overwhelmed by the sheer number of tasks associated with it - you may need some help to simplify things and help you get the basic time- and cost-savings processes in place. And our Workers' Compensation training courses can help!

Best-Selling Workers' Comp Training Courses

HRTrainingCenter provides workers compensation training courses in online, in-person, and webinar formats that help you to better understand your Workers' Compensation requirements. Simply click on a link below for more details or to order a specific Workers' Compensation training course.

How Workers' Compensation WorksOnline Training
You will learn the basic concepts in workers' compensation including how a state's statutory legal structure fits into the bigger picture by understanding insurance policy coverage, premium calculations and coverage issues.
Workers' Comp Training SeminarSeminar
Learn Workers Compensation Law And Your Compliance Requirements

You might be very surprised about how much money you could save with proper knowledge of workers' compensation compliance requirements. In this information-packed seminar, you'll discover a wealth of strategies, insider tips, tools, and more to help you manage your entire workers' compensation plan more effectively.
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Workers' Comp 101: The Whats, Whens, And WhysWebinar
This 90 minute training session will provide you and/or your team with a better understanding of how workers’ comp works, plus how you can directly impact claim outcomes and costs.
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Tips For Tracking, Monitoring, And Managing Your Workers' Comp ClaimsWebinar
Join us for a 90-minute audio conference when our expert reviews successful strategies for tracking, monitoring, and managing your workers' comp claims at work.
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Practical Tips That Strengthen Your Workers' Comp Program - And Your Bottom LineWebinar
If these or other workers' comp problems are testing your patience, you need some ways to strengthen your program and your profits! And this audio conference will help!
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How to Identify and Eliminate Workers' Comp MisrepresentationWebinar
Sometimes the tell-tale signs of a fraudulent claim are apparent right away; other times they don't develop until the claim is already in progress, but either way, you need to know what to do to protect your organization.
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How To Conduct Employee Relations InvestigationsWebinar
Most HR professionals have never had formal training in how to conduct investigations; yet, when the time comes to handle an employee issue…who do they call?? HR. Act now to learn the basics of how to gather a statement of complaint, identify witnesses, gather evidence, and conduct witness interviews that get to the truth.
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Integrating FMLA, ADA, COBRA, And Workers' Compensation Training & Certification ProgramOnline Training
FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and Workers' Compensation are difficult enough to administer independently, let alone when you must determine which rule or law takes precedence over another. This course teaches "Leave Management" skills, with a slant toward integrating the various federally-mandated compliance laws.

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To find other classroom, self-study, and online payroll training classes, simply select "Workers' Compensation" from the "Professional Development" section of the search box below.

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Why Workers Compensation Training Is Needed

Training in workers' compensation can be crucial for both employers and employees to understand their rights, responsibilities, and procedures in the event of a workplace injury. Here are some common issues that might arise in workers' compensation training:
  • Lack of Understanding:
    One of the primary issues can be a lack of understanding among employees about what workers' compensation entails, including eligibility criteria, coverage, and the process of filing a claim.
  • Complexity of Regulations:
    Workers' compensation laws and regulations can be complex and vary from state to state. Ensuring that training materials are clear and concise can help mitigate confusion.
  • Inadequate Training Resources:
    Employers may not provide sufficient resources or time for training on workers' compensation, leaving employees uninformed about their rights and how to navigate the system effectively.
  • Communication Barriers:
    Language barriers or insufficient communication channels can impede employees' understanding of workers' compensation procedures and their ability to report injuries accurately.
  • Failure to Report Injuries Promptly:
    Employees may hesitate to report workplace injuries due to fear of repercussions or misunderstanding the reporting process, which can lead to complications in the claims process.
  • Inconsistent Documentation Practices:
    Inadequate documentation of workplace injuries can lead to disputes during the claims process, highlighting the importance of training employees on proper documentation procedures.
  • Inadequate Return-to-Work Programs:
    Employers may not have effective return-to-work programs in place, which can prolong employees' recovery periods and increase costs for both the employer and the workers' compensation system.
  • Insufficient Training for Supervisors and Managers: Supervisors and managers play a crucial role in injury prevention and the claims process. Lack of training for these individuals can result in missed opportunities to address safety hazards or provide support to injured employees.
  • Failure to Accommodate Disabilities:
    Employers may lack awareness or understanding of their obligations to accommodate employees with disabilities resulting from workplace injuries, leading to potential legal issues.
  • Changing Regulations And Policies:
    Workers' compensation laws and policies may change over time, requiring regular updates to training materials and procedures to ensure compliance.
Addressing these issues requires a comprehensive approach to workers' compensation training, including clear communication, accessible resources, regular updates, and a commitment to fostering a safe and supportive workplace environment.

How Workers Compensation Works

In most states, employers are required to purchase insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill because of their jobs.

Generally, state law governs workers compensation. Each state's system differs in the details, but the overall structure and operation of workers' comp is very similar from state to state. From the employer's perspective, the main differences are the procedural rules that they must follow.

State-Specific Workers Comp Training Courses

State law governs workers compensation, and each state's system differs in the details, so be sure to check your state's requirements by clicking the applicable link below. Note: This information is provided by, our sister website.

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New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia

Earn Your Workers Compensation Specialist Certification

Workers Compensation is regulated at the state level and, as such, each state establishes its own state laws and statutes.

The Workers Compensation Specialist Certification is offered in several states. Simply click on your state below to find offerings for your Workers Compensation Specialist Certification. Conversely, other Workers Compensation courses can be found by using the search box at the bottom of this page.

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New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
South Carolina

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