BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will host a presentation November 21 entitled “Worker’s Compensation – Avoiding the Pitfalls.”
The program, presented by the Northern Minnesota Safety Council, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CRI, an off-campus facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North.
A $20 fee will be charged to cover the price of materials and lunch. Advance registration is encouraged in order to guarantee lunch and materials by calling the CRI at (218) 755-4900; toll free, (888) 738-3224. A registration form is also available at www.cri-bsu.org.
Presenting will be Jan Pattison, regional manager of Coventry. She will examine the total costs that may be associated with one workplace injury, discuss how to work within limitations an injured employee may have after an injury and give advice on how to avoid legal pitfalls that may be associated with worker’s compensation regulations.
The session is part of a monthly series sponsored by the CRI and the Northern Minnesota Safety Council and designed for those professionals who are responsible for the safety of their organizations. Offered the third Wednesday of each month, they feature experts from around the state discussing a variety of topics related to safety.
Groups on the Bemidji Area Safety Council helping organize the monthly safety presentations include Bi-County CAP, Beltrami County, North Central Door Company, Potlatch and Tri-Valley.
Individuals who wish to be added to a mailing list for the series or have questions should contact the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation at (218) 755-4900; toll free, (888) 738-3224; email, email@example.com.
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Nov. 21 — Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation hosts “Worker’s Compensation – Avoiding the Pitfalls.” Location: CRI, 3801 Bemidji Ave. N., Bemidji. Registration: $20, includes materials and lunch. Advance registration encouraged. Information: (218) 755-4900 / (888) 738-3224 or http://www.cri-bsu.org.