Free workers comp seminar is Sept. 15 |

Free workers comp seminar is Sept. 15

Daily staff report

EDWARDS — The Edwards Workforce Center will host a Sept. 15 business education presentation. The session begins at 11 a.m. The presentation will help employers learn about workers’ compensation coverage requirements, statutory exceptions to those requirements, how to obtain coverage and potential consequences of failing to maintain insurance.

Additionally, representatives from the Colorado Division of Workers Compensation will explain the steps an employer needs to take in the event of an injury to ensure that the injured worker gets appropriate treatment and benefits and that all parties receive timely notification of the injury.

“Most business owners are familiar with the basic idea of workers’ compensation, but they may not fully understand their responsibilities,” Interim Workforce Center director Clarke Becker said. “The presentation we will be offering will underscore the most important information business owners and human resource professionals need, delivered in a way that’s easily understood and immediately applicable.”

The free workshop provides an opportunity to build knowledge, improve practices and make sense of it all. Employers will learn their rights and responsibilities, get their questions answered and come away from the presentation with better insights about workers’ compensation in Colorado.

The presentation is free but seating is limited. To learn more, including the location of the event and to RSVP, call the Edwards Workforce Center at 970-926-4440.