Workplace Health & Safety Network Courses

We are pleased to present online training by a lawyer who is a Certified Specialist in Workplace Safety and Insurance Law
with 20 years of experience helping employers throughout Ontario.

The WSIB Claims Management & Appeals

Fundamentals for Employers

Are you responsible for WSIB Claims in Ontario or Workers’ Compensation Claims anywhere in Canada?

These courses help employers manage their claims in the short term and lay a foundation for appeals in the long term while lowering premiums and liabilities. Even if someone else handles your claims, these courses are essential.
Our objective is to help every employer develop an infrastructure of dependable risk management in OHS and WSIB matters to reduce injuries, risks, costs and liabilities.

 

On Demand Courses Coming Soon

CA$395.00

Course 1: Form 7 Essentials

You’ve been completing them for years. Learn how to complete them like a legal document that will protect the employer, steer the claim in the right direction and help with appeals.

CA$395.00

Course 2: Return to Work

Almost every Form 7 should be uploaded with a very accommodating offer of modified duties in writing.

CA$395.00

Course 3: Intent to Object

This form should be completed for almost every benefit / LOE granting decision, to bookmark and protect your future right to go to appeals.

Live Webinars Coming Soon

Lesson 4:

Gather the Data for Front-End Claims Management

Review data found on foundational forms plus what additional data to collect to help manage the claim efficiently and proactively to minimize costs, lost time,, and other risks and liabilities.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 5:

SIEF - Cost Relief for Employers

Learn when employers can request to be relieved of some of the claim costs related to a pre-existing physical or psychological condition causing the injury or prolonging its duration through the “Second Injury Enhancement Fund”.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 6:

Documentation

Learn how to organize data gathered at the beginning of a claim and how to “document” everything in your employee claims files so that you have valid records to assist with managing costs, identifying risks and reducing liabilities.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 7:

Overlapping Legal Obligations

Learn how some claims have tricky and sometimes complex overlapping legal obligations such as WSIB, Health and Safety, Contractual / Employment, Human Rights, Privacy and Collective Agreements.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 8:

Appeal Ready Files

Be prepared to object and appeal decisions in case the claim is incorrectly adjudicated resulting in a substantial increase to your annual premiums.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 9:

Psychological Injury Claims

Become familiar with traumatic and cumulative psychological stress injuries such as PTSD, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain or Chronic Mental Stress which can result in very costly and difficult to manage claims.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Lesson 10:

The Legal Framework for Fair Decisions and Fair Hearings

Administrative law provides unique challenges, political considerations, and financial impacts for employers. Build your system to work fairly, objectively and efficiently to provide benefits in an accountable, dependable and consistent manner.

Coming Soon - $395.00 plus tax

Advanced Lesson Series Coming Soon

Lesson Outline in Progress

  • Understanding the New Rate Framework and Risk Bands
  • Completing ARFs, NOAs
  • Reasonably Incidental Test
  • Industry Class Appeals
  • Avoiding Breach Penalties
  • Surveillance
  • Form 6 Essentials
  • Anti-Employer Bias and Different CMs
  • Functional Abilities Evaluations IME (Independent Medical Examinations)

Why Train Your Team?

Learn who should take this training and why. And our goals for Employer Advocacy. Review the 10 Lesson Outline for the WSIB Fundamentals program and more.

DISCLAIMER:

Even though these courses are taught by a lawyer, the information provided is educational. It is not legal advice in any way. Purchasing and/or utilizing any of the information taught does not form a solicitor-client relationship. Each situation is unique, and there are many subtle but very important ways that claims can differ from each other. These training courses are designed to raise your knowledge and competence in WSIB claims management and appeals. The goal of this program is to give you the ability to be analytical, proactive, and informed while managing WSIB claims. With that knowledge, you will know when you need to get legal help.