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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
41 Articles found | Workers' Compensation
June 2021 | Article | Uploaded in:
Unique to setting the cost of workers' compensation coverage is the employer’s experience modification factor, or mod factor. The mod factor takes into consideration the amount of payroll in each of the member’s class codes and the member’s claims experience. The higher the mod factor, the more a member pays for workers’ compensation coverage.
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MCIT provides coverage for the authorized activities of law enforcement personnel when faced with situations where they must act in their official capacity as law enforcement officers. Whether coverage applies when officers are working another job outside of their full-time jobs ( “moonlighting”) depends on the activities that created the basis for the claim.
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Conducting employee accident and injury investigations as soon as accidents or injuries are reported is a necessary part of determining compensability under the Workers’ Compensation Act. As part of the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust’s continuing efforts to prevent and mitigate such claims, this Resource outlines the rationale for initiating an investigation, how to conduct an investigation and how to comply with data practices laws.
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Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take focuses on how and when to use the Workplace Injury Hotline to get medical recommendations for a workplace injury. Supervisors typically give the Quick Take talks during regularly scheduled or informal meetings.
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This handbook provides MCIT members with general guidelines to identify appropriate workers’ compensation classification codes for employees.
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It is important for members to understand the exposures that accompany the use of volunteers for their organizations, how MCIT coverage may apply and how best to manage the risks unique to volunteers.
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Some categories of volunteers, however, are granted coverage in the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act. Resource explains when a volunteer's injury or illness may be compensable under workers' compensation.
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To address workplace exposures to blood borne pathogens, such as hepatitis B and C, HIV, tuberculosis, the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates employers have an exposure control plan when employees have a reasonable risk of coming into contact with infectious materials.
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Employers should consider a number of safety and liability risk exposures when considering a telecommuting arrangement with an employee.