workers compensation n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Workers’ Compensation PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Workers’ Compensation

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

Workers’ Compensation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 128 Views
  • Uploaded on

Workers’ Compensation. For Laboratory, Facility, and Office Employees Tulane University. Objectives. Know the history of worker’s compensation. Know that he/she is entitled to benefits if injured on the job or has a job-related illness. Employee will know response procedures

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Workers’ Compensation' - tareq


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
workers compensation

Workers’ Compensation

For Laboratory, Facility, and Office Employees

Tulane University

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

objectives
Objectives
  • Know the history of worker’s compensation.
  • Know that he/she is entitled to benefits if injured on the job or has a job-related illness.
  • Employee will know response procedures
  • Supervisor will know response procedures

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

objectives cont d
Objectives (cont’d)
  • Know where to obtain the First Report of Injury Form
  • Know how to contact the Worker’s Compensation Specialist for assistance

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

w c history
W/C History
  • W/C program was created in the early 1900’s in the USA to benefit both the employer and the employee.
  • Employer provided both indemnity and medical benefits and employee gave up the right to pursue general negligence claims.

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

important facts
Important Facts
  • Employee is entitled to medical benefits once compensable injury occurs.
  • Employee is entitled to indemnity benefits after a seven (7) day waiting period.
  • Indemnity benefits are paid at a calculation of 66 and 2/3 percent of wages.
  • All medical expenses related to a compensable injury are paid per fee schedule.

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

checklist for injured employee
Notify supervisor

Complete a First Report of Injury (FROI)

Notify W/C Specialist @988.2869

If necessary, seek medical treatment at nearest hospital or clinic

Provide copy of FROI to healthcare provider

Provide all medical documentation to supervisor and W/C Specialist

Keep copies of documentations

Checklist for Injured Employee

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

checklist for supervisor office manager director
Verify completed information of FROI

Sign the bottom of the FROI

Fax all documentation to W/C Specialist @ 988.2196

Keep a copy of completed form

Request updates from employee

Contact W/C Specialist for any status change

Consult with OEHS to correct any health or safety issues

Contact Public Safety for major medical injuries

Checklist for Supervisor/Office Manager/Director:

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

important information
Important Information
  • Copy of form can be obtained at: www2.som.tulane.edu/oehs/safety/18F-oehss04.pdf
  • W/C Specialist office number : 504.988.2869
  • W/C Specialist fax number: 504.988.2196
  • W/C Supervisor: 504.988.2447

Tulane University - Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)

slide9

Tulane UniversityOffice of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS)www.som.tulane.edu/oehsYesenia Vasquez, Workers’ Compensation Specialist(504) 988-2869 / workcomp@tulane.eduIf unable to proceed to quiz, type the link below into your browserhttps://pandora.tcs.tulane.edu/ehs/enterssn.cfm?testnum=24

Proceed to Quiz