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Staff Management > 08 Workers Compensation Management (22 docs)

08 Workers Compensation Management (22 docs)

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A free article with 16 ideas for lowering your worker's compensation premiums.  
All types of assisted living facilities, nursing homes, day programs, and adult residential facilities are required to have worker's compensation.
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If you want to reduce your Worker's Compensation create a Loss-Control Program.  This means preventing losses from happening in the first place, and controlling costs that are associated with the injury.   The following ideas will help you prevent accidents from occurring. 

The following 16 ways can help you create a loss-control program: 16 Ideas on Lowering Your Worker's Compensation Rates
Workers compensation is a required benefit for all care home employees, in most every state and country.  This great document covers the requirements and useful links about workers compensation for care facilities and care businesses.

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Some companies have a small support staff and are therefore unable to provide investigative support for claims that you believe may be exaggerated or fraudulent.  Others have reputations for paying the claim most of the time, and not expediently following up on.... Care Businesses Worker's Compensation Requirements Workers Comp Information
A great form with information for care facilities and care businesses.  Important basic standards for reducing workers compensation claims and preventing accidents in a care facility. Care Facility Worker's Comp Loss Control Check Form
This document covers how to handle a workers comp claim and factors related to workers comp claims in care facilities and community based care businesses. Care Facility Worker's Comp Management applies to most Care Businesses
Form to be used for details of injury, time off, expected return to work date and other information pertaining to workers comp. Certificate for Disability (Form)
Free Information on Exposure Standards for Care Facilities for Mentally Retarded or Developmentally Disabled

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The letter below was issued by OSHA pertaining to the Exposure Standard for Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded or Developmentally Disabled.  It basically applies to all types of residential facilities, since staff are exposure to vomit, semen, bloody stools, biting, kicking, accidents that cause blood to squirt, and the like. Exposure Standards for Care Facilities for Mentally Retarded or Developmentally Disabled
Free Care Staff Training on Skin Exposure OSHA Source

Excerpt: Free Care Staff Training on Skin Exposure OSHA Source
free information CDCs Workbook for Designing IIPP for Sharps free information CDCs Workbook for Designing IIPP for Sharps
Free Information On PEP Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Protocol - vaccines and injections to help prevent diseases after exposure. Free Information On PEP Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Protocol
Free Information OSHA issued response setting standard for using hand lotions and the putting on gloves. Hand Lotion and Gloves OSHA Standard
Medical authorization Form used when an employee has a work related illness and/or injury that needs medical attention. Medical Authorization Form
OSHA Fire Safety Standards for Care Facilities & Care Businesses

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Emergency Action Plan Standard. OSHA recommends that all employers have an Emergency Action Plan. A plan is mandatory when required by an OSHA standard. An Emergency Action Plan describes the actions employees should take to ensure their safety in a fire or other emergency situation. OSHA Fire Safety Standards for Care Facilities & Care Businesses
Free Information on OSHA First Aid Requirements for Residential Care Facilities & Businesses

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OSHA has a requirement for all employers to provide first aid as specified below.  And OSHA has issues a standard that requires those administering first aid, since they may be exposured to Bloodborne Pathogens to be offered the HVB vaccine (see below). This means two things for all employers:

1. Employers need to have a designated person to administer first aid
2. Each employee or volunteer designated to administer first aid must be offered the HVB vaccination series at the employer's expense. OSHA First Aid Requirements for Residential Care Facilities & Businesses
Free Information for Care Businesses OSHA Form 300 Training OSHA Form 300 Training Free Information for Care Businesses
Free Information on OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard:

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This standard is designed to ensure that employers and employees know about hazardous chemicals in the workplace and how to protect themselves. Employers with employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace must prepare and implement a written Hazard Communication Program and comply with other requirements of the standard. OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard for Care Businesses
Sample Employee Exposure Prevention Training Form for Care Businesses Sample Employee Exposure Prevention Training Form for Care Businesses
Free OSHA Links on Worker Safety Protection to Prevent Hearing Loss Worker Safety Protection to Prevent Hearing Loss
This is a form to be used by administrative personnel when a workers comp claim is filed to document all the details of the claim. Workers Comp Administrative Report
This great document covers areas to consider when a workers comp claim is filed and programs to help reduce false injury claims.  

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There are many things that you can do that will reduce the likelihood of a false injury claim.  Employers can implement programs that focus on areas before an injury occurs and immediately after receiving knowledge of an alleged injury.

Some of the things an employer can do that will reduce the likelihood of fraudulent claims before an injury occurs include: Workers Comp Fraud
This form is used to monitor and document an open workers comp claim. Worker's Compensation Case Monitoring
Cover for section 8 of the Staff Management Manual. Workers Compensation Management Cover
Sample of a Worker's Compensation Policy with links to useful forms. Worker's Compensation Policy
 
   
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