Workers’ Compensation Specialist
Posted on 1/30/2024
Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Disk drive & data storage manufacturer
Company Overview
Western Digital’s mission is to be at the cusp of innovation and to push the boundaries of innovation to make what you think was once impossible, possible. The company has been at the forefront of innovation with the first hard drives and now continues to work on advancements in 3D NAND along with their reliable data solutions business.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$932M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
Irvine, CA, USA • Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
CategoriesNew
People & HR
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in workers’ compensation
  • Relevant Certification in Workers’ Compensation / OSHA Guidelines
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of workers’ compensation claim processes and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state OSHA requirements
  • Thorough knowledge of databases and/or recordkeeping systems
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to interpret legal requirements
  • Ability to work with sensitive employee data and maintain privacy and confidentiality
Responsibilities
  • Processing and managing all workplace injury claims for all US operations
  • Coordinating placement of all workers’ compensation policies
  • Maintaining self-insured status in California
  • Completing or coordinating the completion of accident/injury reports
  • Maintaining records of all workers’ compensation claims
  • Providing process guidance and updates to managers of employees who are unable to work due to lost time injuries/illnesses
  • Preparing and maintaining OSHA logs
  • Identifying environmental factors and/or stresses in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health or discomfort among the employees
  • Acting as a liaison between management, insurance companies, medical clinics, third party’ compensation claims administrator and outside law firms for workers’ compensation claims
  • Evaluating leaves of absence and benefit issues while the employee is on a workers’ compensation leave
  • Assisting in the administration of training programs regarding occupational safety and health
  • Participating in Safety Committee Meetings and providing information and guidance to management and line supervisors about safety management responsibilities
Desired Qualifications
  • Certification in Workers’ Compensation / OSHA Guidelines
  • Experience in toxicology/hygiene/safety
  • Experience in evaluating workstations/areas for ergonomics, air contamination, noise, sanitation, and hazardous chemical issues