It’s not too late to attend this year’s LRA SIF seminar, “Workers’ Compensation Claims Management.” The seminar reveals strategies to use before, during and after a workers’ compensation claim to reduce negative effects on your business and control claims costs.Three dates remain to attend in person—Nov. 13, 9-10:30 a.m. at Café Vermillionville in Lafayette; Nov. 14, 9-10:30 a.m. at Acme Oyster House in Baton Rouge; and Dec. 5, 9-10:30 a.m. at Jefferson Orleans-North in Metairie. Click here for more details. As an added convenience, this year the LRA SIF began offering “On-Demand Webcasts” to assist plan participants whose schedules may not permit attending in person.
The remaining four Safety Dividend Criteria are:
· Complete the fund year with a loss ratio below 50 percent
· Provide a written copy of your working safety program to the Loss Prevention Dept.
· 100 percent compliance with the Second Injury Board Knowledge Questionnaire. A Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation post-offer medical history questionnaire must be completed and on file for ALL employees.
· 100 percent compliance with Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Testing. ALL employees must sign a post-accident drug and alcohol testing policy and if injured while on the job, must be required to submit to a drug and alcohol test.