This workshop covers the general principles of workmen’s compensation, legislation and history. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the claims process, the relationship under the WC Act and that received under the Common Law (deductions of sums received) and more. The history and need for Workmen’s Compensation.
At the end of the session participants will be able to:
Understand the Workmen's Compensation Act Chapter 88:05
Distinguish between the policy wording of Workmen’s Compensation & Employer’s Liability
Understand the duties /of the Employer under Common Law and OSHA
Understand the claims process
Gain insight into time limits on reporting incident(s) to the Employer
Understand the relationship of settlement received under the Workmen’s Compensation Act and that received under the Common Law - deduction of sums received.
Facilitator: Ramnarine Mungroo, ACII, L.L.B., L.P.C.
Mr. Mungroo has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years working in claims underwriting and IT. He holds the TTII’s Diploma in Insurance and is a Chartered Insurer with the CII. He completed his Bachelors of Laws Degree in 2006 and his legal practice course in England in 2008. He was called to the bar in February 2009.