Workers’ Comp Seminar to be Offered in San Angelo, Texas

April 7, 2006

Workforce Solutions and the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center will sponsor a one-day educational seminar on Workers’ Compensation 101 and Return To Work presented by the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 4, 2006. The seminar will take place at the San Angelo Inn and Conference Center, 441 Rio Concho Drive, San Angelo, Texas.

The cost is $45 per person and includes continental breakfast and lunch. The deadline to register is April 28, 2006.

The seminar includes a comprehensive overview of the Texas workers’ compensation system and discussion of the Return-to-Work program.

This seminar will provide information on the following subjects:

–overview of recent legislative changes in the workers’ compensation system;
–rights and responsibilities of system participants;
–functions of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel;
–functions and services provided by the Workers’ Health and Safety and Compliance and Practices programs;
–examination of medical and income benefits in a claim and the process for resolving disputes associated with those benefits; and
–how to successfully return employees to work after a workplace injury.
Course participants can receive 6.5 hours continuing education credits applicable to their Adjusters Type 3 license.

For more information or to register for this seminar e-mail or call (325) 942-2098. The registration form for this seminar can be downloaded from under “Sign-up Form” and faxed to (315) 942-2096.

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