State to host 4th annual Nevada Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference


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Teri Williams
PIO
702-486-0407
Henderson, NV - July 09, 2014

The State of Nevada Division of Industrial Relations Workers’ Compensation Section will be hosting the 4th Annual Nevada Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in conjunction with the nonprofit International Workers' Compensation Foundation. The conference will be held August 14 and 15, 2014 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas.

 

The two day conference will feature a variety of informative topics such as workplace violence, audits, recognizing stress claims and current litigation trends.  The conference is open to anyone interested in receiving valuable information and education about the workers’ compensation system in Nevada.

 

The conference brochure and registration form can be found on the WCS website:  http://dirweb.state.nv.us/wcs/wcs.htm. For more information contact Kevin Jackson, Manager, WCS Education, Research & Analysis Unit, 702-486-9019.

About the Division of Industrial Relations

The mission of the Division of Industrial Relations, an agency of the Department of Business and Industry, is to promote the health and safety of Nevada employees and ensure injured employees receive all benefits to which they are entitled. The Division includes the following units: Workers’ Compensation, Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Training Section (MSATS), Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) and the Mechanical Section. The Division maintains offices in Carson City, Elko, Henderson, and Reno, and an additional Mine Safety and Training Section office in Winnemucca.

 

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