Seminars and workshops

The well-being of all Albertans has always been our first priority.

As we continue to minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are pleased to offer our employer seminars virtually through WebEx.

Event details and login instructions will be provided once your registration has been confirmed. There is no charge for online seminars or the use of WebEx.

Employer information seminar

Half-day seminar from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
This general information workshop is designed for people who are new to working within the workers' compensation system and have a position in Human Resources, Payroll or Finance within their organization.

What you will learn:

  • Definition of a worker under the Workers' Compensation Act.
  • Subcontractor liabilities.
  • How to calculate your insurable earnings.
  • How to manage your workers' compensation account.

Register online - Virtual course

Return to work (modified work) seminar

Half day seminar 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
When an injury happens, it's your responsibility to offer your employees modified work. Return-to-work planning helps you make sure a solid plan is in place to get your injured workers back to work safely. This program is designed for people in management, as well as people involved in health and safety coordination and claims/disability management within your organization.

What you will learn:

  • WCB legislation and your responsibilities as an employer.
  • Best practices for when injuries happen.
  • How to identify modified work.
  • Tools and resources to assist with developing your return-to-work program.
  • Information about COVID-19 claims.

Register online - Virtual course

Psychological injuries in the workplace

Half day seminar from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
You are familiar with how best to care for your workers following a physical injury, but you may have questions on how to support a safe and timely return-to work for a worker who is coping with a psychological injury. This seminar will cover WCB policy and legislation related to psychological injuries, the claims decision making process, psychological injury treatment, and how to successfully support your workers through recovery. This seminar was created for small- to mid-size employers, or employers who are new to WCB although we welcome all employers to attend. Our aim is to increase understanding of mental health injuries in the workplace.

What you will learn:

  • Common psychological diagnoses.
  • Key legislation and policies.
  • How to support a safe and timely return-to-work.
  • Tools and best practices.
  • The assistance WCB can provide.
  • Where to find additional support.

Register online - Virtual course

Appeals system seminar

Half-day seminar from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This seminar gives you a closer look at WCB review and appeal system. It's designed for people in management, and people who are involved in health & safety coordination and claims/disability management within your organization.

What you will learn:

  • Key legislation and policies.
  • The review and appeals process and the levels of appeal.
  • How to prepare for and participate in the appeal process.

Register online - Virtual course

Online certificate programs

Want to become a psychological health and safety leader in the workforce?

Our partnership with the University of Fredericton offers Alberta employers exclusively reduced rates to online certificate programs in the following areas of study:

“This education has provided me with the increase in knowledge, as well as the necessary credentials to ensure credibility in my consulting business... psychological health and safety is not only the foundation for high-performing teams — it’s the right thing to do." - Bob Stenson, graduate of the advanced certificate in psychological health & safety in the workplace.

Register today to help build a psychologically safe and strong workplace for your organization.

For more information, please call 780-498-4694 or toll free in Alberta 1-866-498-4694. You can also email us at employer education.

Resources

  • Bill 30 webinar series
    Learn more about the legislative changes that took effect throughout 2018, in our three-part video webinar.