Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

OESM 200 - Managing Workers Compensation

  • Prerequisite: OESM 101

An introduction to the principles of Workers Compensation and management of this responsibility. Survey course covering the principles and techniques of Workers Compensation.

3 hrs. lect. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of OESM 200, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the workers' compensation system.
  • Describe measures that can be taken to avoid claims through safety management.
  • Identify and control workplace hazards that impact workers' compensation.
  • Utilize safety resources on the Internet.
  • Explain the general provisions of the Hawaii workers' compensation law.
  • Discuss factors that influence workers' compensation premiums.
  • Perform a workers' compensation loss control survey.
  • Describe the functions of the workers' compensation claims coordinator.
  • Explain compensation under Hawaii workers' compensation law.
  • Develop and implement a modified duty program.
  • Describe and apply various accident investigation techniques.
  • Describe the influence of substance abuse on workers' compensation.
  • Apply techniques to combat workers' compensation fraud.
  • Identify the most common and costly injuries.

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