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Workers’ Compensation Safety Training Offered

By: Kathleen Tuck   Published 10:11 am / February 3, 2012

To assist departments in continuing to improve workplace safety and reduce employee injuries at work, Boise State Risk Management & Insurance is offering workers’ compensation safety training sessions conducted by the Idaho State Insurance Fund, Division of Risk Management. Training consists of one four-hour session for new supervisors and managers and a choice of two shorter review sessions (attend one only) for previous attendees. Sessions are summarized and scheduled as follows:

(New) Supervisor/Manager Training Session — Four-Hour Session

This session is required for newly hired or promoted supervisors and managers or those who have not previously attended this training. Session topics will include an overview of workers’ compensation, how to conduct loss prevention activities, identification and control of hazards in the workplace, accident investigation, documentation and reporting, keeping appropriate records, and suggestions for employee safety training.

When: 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Feb. 21
Where: Student Union Farnsworth Room
(Refresher) Supervisor/Manager Training Sessions — Attend One Session Only

Intended as a review for supervisors and managers who have attended previous training sessions, this shortened refresher session will focus more specifically on the Boise State workforce, environment, loss/claims performance and “best practice” sharing Q&A discussion.
When: 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23
Where: Student Union Farnsworth Room

OR

When: 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23
Where:  Student Union Farnsworth Room

Online registration is available through the HRS Learning and Development website. Contact Denise Stringer, HRS Learning and Development, at 426-2417 with any registration questions.

Please also visit the Risk Management & Insurance website for workers’ compensation information.