Free January Workers' Compensation Courses for Members

Date: December 15, 2020

NFIB and Pinnacol team up to present the latest information on a big small business cost

Workers’ compensation premiums are one of the more expensive fixed costs in running a small business, which is why NFIB continually offers free courses on the latest information available and is teaming up once again with Pinnacol Assurance, the state’s largest workers’ compensation insurer.

These in-depth courses are free to members and follow up on the basic ones offered in December. Participation in December’s courses is not required to participate in January’s courses.

You can register for them through NFIB Senior Grassroots Manager Jake Braunger at [email protected] The goal of them is to save you money and keep you in compliance with the law.

Four courses are being offered in January. You’re invited to register for one, two, three, or all four of them.

Worker Classification

Thursday, January 14, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This course offers instruction on how your workers are classified according to the National Council of Compensation Insurance (NCCI). Click here to register for this course.

Marijuana in the Workplace

Tuesday, January 19, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
In this session, you’ll explore common employer questions, such as:

  • Can you enforce a drug-free workplace policy?
  • What should you do if you suspect marijuana contributed to a workplace accident?
  • Can marijuana be used to treat an injured employee?
Return to Work

Thursday, January 21, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Offering modified duty can positively impact your business and an injured worker’s recovery. Learn about your options regarding getting an injured worker back on the job and how to promote better claims outcomes by providing modified work.

Claims Management

Tuesday, January 26, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Understanding the claims process is a vital part of cost management. This course will walk through the life of a claim, highlighting important steps each partner in the claims process should take.

Questions? Contact Jake Braunger at 515-243-4723 or send him an email at [email protected]

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