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Workers' compensation -- Training

Workers' compensation training is offered about a variety of subjects by Department of Labor and Industry staff members. Some classes are sponsored by the department and take place at its 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, location (directions and map) or at another site chosen by the department.

Workers' compensation training
  • There are no sessions of training for employees currently scheduled. Training can be arranged for groups of at least 20 employees or injured workers by contacting Jim Vogel at dli.wctraining@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5265.

  • Customized training for employers

  • Downloadable employer training materials -- developed for use in employer training classes

  • Employment taxes and employer issues/responsibilities workshops (free)
    -- Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development --

  • Minnesota workers' compensation seminar
    -- St. Paul College --

Health care providers and staff
  • There are no sessions of training for health care providers and staff currently scheduled.

  • Basic adjuster training 2014 -- These classes at the Department of Labor and Industry in St. Paul, are designed for claims adjusters who have less than one year experience handling Minnesota workers' compensation claims. Additional dates added in November!

  • Customized training for insurers

  • Downloadable insurer training materials -- developed for use in insurer training classes

Rehabilitation providers
  • 2014 Rehabilitation provider update:  In-person or video-streaming options -- The 2014 Rehabilitation provider update is Sept. 25, at the University of Minnesota -- Continuing Education and Conference Center -- on the St. Paul campus. Participants may attend in-person or via the Internet (the video-streaming session will be available through Oct. 23). Attendance is mandatory unless an emergency situation arises and is reported to DLI (Minnesota Rules 5220.1500, subp. 3a). CRC/CDMS -- CEUs will be available. Notices will be mailed in August 2014. Registration to attend in-person is on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • More information -- For more information or to notify DLI about not attending due to an emergency situation, contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us or send an email message to rehabregistrationspecialistdli@state.mn.us.

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