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OSH 150 - Workers Compensation and Risk Management

3.0 Credits
Overview of risk manager role/current risk analysis methods. History/evolution of workers compensation system, ADA, FMLA, WA State Disability Act. Covers business insurance and claims process, transfer/assumption/assessment of risks; lines of insurance. Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the reasons and roles for managing risk in the workplace. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Identify and analyze various risk analysis methods. [REASON]
  3. Describe the process of handling risk, including the assumption of risk and transfer of risk. [REASON]
  4. Analyze the history and evolution of risk management and workers’ compensation laws in the United States and internationally (Including ADA, FMLA, etc.). [EXPLORE]
  5. Manage a workers’ compensation claim from opening to closing of a claim with empathy for all stakeholders involved. [ACT]
  6. Adopt an ethical approach to mitigating risks and hazards in the workplace. [ACT]

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