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WCIRB CompEssentials: Classification Basics

Classification Basics is a four-plus-hour course composed of nine modules that are approximately 15 to 20 minutes each. Students who successfully complete this course will learn:

  • How to apply the rules of the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan—1995 (USRP), including concepts such as the Single Enterprise and Multiple Enterprises rules, Special Industry Classification Procedures, Standard Exceptions, General Inclusions and General Exclusions
  • How to read classification phraseologies and footnotes
  • How to use WCIRB resources to determine the correct workers’ compensation classification for basic operations
  • How the WCIRB classification inspection and test audit process works
  • How to get classification assistance and the process for disputing an incorrect classification assignment.

For licensed Property and Casualty professionals, Classification Basics is approved for five Continuing Education (CE) credits toward a Property Casualty license with the CaIifornia Department of Insurance.