Managing a Worker on Modified
Duties Training (WCB)

Managing a Worker on Modified Duties Training (WCB) Online Course Overview

Imagine having a worker tell you they require modified duties and you taking immediate action to offer and manage the worker through the modified duty / return to work process.

When you complete this course, you will know:

• What are modified duties?
• The Duty to Accommodate – (What is it and how is it used)
• How to identify the different types of modified
• Ensuring modified duties are suitable
• Setting up a modified work plan
• Understanding the elements of a modified work program and how to use it to minimize the impact of workplace injuries on the worker, yourself, and your company.

At the end of this course, you will have the skills to create and implement a successful modified work plan.

Managing a Worker on Modified Duties Training (WCB) Course Topics

Some of the topics covered in this course:

• What are modified duties?
• Duty to accommodate
• Undue Hardship (with legislated examples)
• The different types of modified duties
• Examples and discussion of suitability and meaningful modified duties
• Physical Demands Analysis (PDA)
• The different elements of a successful modified work program
• Managing/Monitoring workers while on modified
• How to conclude the modified work plan and return to normal duties

Related Courses

  • How to Prevent Lost Time Claims with Strategic WCB Claims Management
  • How to Effectively Negotiate Return to Work / Modified Duties (WCB) – (This course goes into more depth of unique scenarios and focuses on the conversations with the worker during modified duties.)

Instructor Bio
Anthony Butkovic is President of a company that specializes in training professionals from all backgrounds and occupations in managing and appealing WCB claims.

For the past 10 years, Anthony has dedicated himself to educating employers on how to effectively manage and appeal WCB claims.

His focus has been on removing the “fluff” out of WCB courses and providing businesses and safety professionals with practical knowledge that can be applied by students to WCB claims when it’s needed.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 90 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.