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Education Unit

What is the Workers' Compensation Education Unit?

The Education Unit, a non-regulatory state agency provides education to employers and employees concerning the prevention of occupational diseases and injuries, and training and assistance in workers’ compensation benefits and procedures.

Our services extend to insurers, medical providers, attorneys, labor representatives, and other State and Federal agencies.



What services does the Education Unit provide?

Information Line:  More than 1,400 calls are received each month from parties regarding health and safety and workers’ compensation related issues. For information, call 401-462-8100 option 1. A Spanish interpreter is available from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. Information is also available by email at WCEDCUNIT@dlt.ri.gov. 
   
Brochures: The Education Unit offers a number of brochures on workers' compensation topics as well as links to health and workplace safety topics.
   
Seminars: The Education Unit develops and coordinates free statewide health and safety conferences, workshops and seminars.  
Click here for more information.
   
Services:  The Education Unit offers a number of direct services to employers, employees, and others at no charge. Please contact the Education Unit at (401) 462-8100 option 1 or WCEDCUNIT@dlt.ri.gov for more information.
 
External Resources:  The Education Unit links to federal sites with a variety of pertinent information.

 



 
RI Department of Labor and Training
Workers' Compensation
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920


Phone: (401) 462-8100
Fax (401) 462-8105
TTY via RI Relay: 711
1/27/14 MDF
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