Unit Standard: US 18411
In this course, you’ll develop an understanding of injury management principles which can be used to underpin effective policies, procedures, and resourcing.
Effective injury management is a coordinated process to help workers to recover from injury in the shortest possible timeframe. The goal is for injured workers to return to their pre-injury state as early as possible.
This course is ideal for employees at supervisory and management level, and essential for all staff involved in the claims and injury management process. Employers who are in the ACC Partnership Programme or Workplace Safety Management Practices will also benefit through better audit results.
After completing this course, you’ll have the knowledge and practical skills to:
• Describe why injuries need to be managed and the role of the representative in injury management
• Provide an overview of the Accident Compensation Act
• Explain early reporting and intervention requirements
• Identify employee and employer responsibilities under the ACC partnership programme
• Describe the claim lodgement process and requirements for a rehabilitation plan
• Complete exercises to gain familiarity with interpreting requirements
• Encourage your employer to provide alternative duties
• Identify the range of physical, emotional, financial, and social costs of incidents
• Describe what injury costs can be covered under ACC
• Help prevent injury, work-related injury claims, and rehabilitation costs
$2700 + GST up to 12 students and $149 for each additional student (max of 16)