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Injury Management Coordinators Course

Aurenda is excited to announce the introduction of our Injury Management Coordinators Course!

This is the first Employer-Focused program offered of its kind. Learn injury management principles from Australia’s Leaders in Injury Cost Reduction.

Aurenda’s Injury Management Coordinators Course will provide participants with insight into the many aspects of workers’ compensation. Attendees will gain skills and knowledge to enable those who have workplace injury management responsibilities to manage their injured workers in line with the rights and obligations contained in the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and Regulations.

Audience: Aurenda’s Injury Management Coordinators Course is designed for anyone who has responsibility for supervising or managing injured workers in the workplace. If you are a Safety Advisor, OSH Rep, Return to Work Coordinator, HR/Administration Advisor, involved in Payroll, or a direct Supervisor or Manager, this is an essential program to learn practical skills to proactively manage injured workers and their claims.

Course Focus: Aurenda’s three day course in injury management encompasses a multitude of topics that are relevant to the effective management of workplace injuries.

Day One:

  •     Workers’ Compensation Legislation
  •     Understanding Workers’ Compensation Premiums
  •     Applying a Compliant Injury Management System
  •     Weekly Payments
  •     Insurer’s Responsibilities
  •     Statutory Settlements and Closures

Day Two:

  •     Injury Management Systems in WA
  •     Planning and Developing an Injury Management Policy
  •     Injury Management Procedure
  •     Processing Claims
  •     Responsibilities of all Parties
  •     Develop rehabilitation programs and return to work plans
  •     Identifying alternate, modified or suitable duties

Day Three:

  •     Implementing Return to Work Strategies
  •     Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Services
  •     Communication Strategies in Workers’ Compensation
  •     Case Studies
  •     Managing Complex Claims

Optional Assessment
Completion of assessment for the unit below will constitute partial completion of Certificate IV of OH&S (BSB41407) or the Diploma of OH&S (BSB51307) qualification: BSBHIRM509A (Manage Rehabilitation or Return to Work Programs)

Our inaugural course is only a few weeks away. Be one of the first to enrol!

Duration: 3 days
Course Date: Wed 25 | Thu 26 | Fri 27 July 2012
Course Times: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Course Fee: $1,100.00 (includes GST component in relation to catering)
Registration Form: To download the Registration form Click here.

Don’t delay, take this opportunity of registering your interest at: training@aurenda.com

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Q. I understand I need an Injury Management Policy? Is this true?

A. In Western Australia, the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act requires all businesses to have an
1.    Injury Management Policy;
2.    Injury Management System; and
3.    Return to Work (Injury Management) Plans for all injured workers with less than a full capacity to return to work.

Just like your OHS Policy, your Injury Management Policy needs to be displayed in the workplace.  There are fines and penalties for not having one in place.  If you are requested to show an employee your Injury Management System you could be fined if you do not have one available.

There are similar requirements in all ten workers’ compensation jurisdictions across Australia; the terminology may change, but the principles are the same!

Your Injury Management System could be developed and maintained –

  • In-house by your own safety or human resources departments; or
  • Externally with the support of Aurenda, who have the expertise and tools to support your team.

Contact Aurenda on (08) 6389 8900 for advice on how to put this in place.

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