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Workplace Injuries: The Costs and the Solutions
HRCI: 1.5 Credits
SHRM: 1.5 PDCs

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An effectively managed safety and health program may result in lower costs for management, and healthier, happier, and more loyal employees. But a poorly managed (or non-existent) program can significantly increase the likelihood that work-related accidents, injuries, or illnesses would occur. This, in turn, may raise the company’s workers’ compensation premium rates and the frequency of employee absenteeism. Thus, any company that is serious about managing people effectively must get serious about managing risk. Mismanagement of employee safety is a risk you do not want to take.

This course provides general information about workers’ compensation laws and discusses ways to handle employee safety and health issues.

Managers, Supervisors, Employees & HR Professionals

90 minutes

To help managers and supervisors understand how to reduce the risk of workplace injuries, to familiarize management with the workers' compensation system, and to provide guidelines for managing risk.


  • Accident Investigation Report Form
  • Employee Fraud: The Warning Signs
  • Incident Report Form
  • Manager's Guide to Occupational Injury Management and the Worker's Compensation System
  • Minutes of the General Safety and Health Committee Meeting
  • Sample Open-Ended Interview Questions
  • Worker's Compensation Statement

HRCI logo This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute. (The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of this program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.)

SHRM logo The Human Equation is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit SHRM.