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Captive Insurance Webinars Focus on Risk Control - Free

Belonging to a captive insurance group includes maintaining a wellness program and actively working to reduce risk at your company. Since your insurance premiums are based on your past experience, improving safety and promoting wellness can lead to lower annual premiums. When all members of the captive casualty group improve their loss history and casualty rates, the group benefits enormously. Alternative Risk Resources provides free webinars to help businesses achieve and maintain the loss profile required to be in a captive.

Webinar Details:

  • Held at 10:00am and 3:00pm CT on the third Tuesday of every month
  • Each presentation is limited to no more than 50 minutes
  • Includes time for Q&A at the end
  • Our brokers will follow up with an email including a free copy of the presentation and a link to a recording of one of the sessions

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Time (Central)

Jan 17, 2017

OSHA Recordkeeping & Regulatory Update

The major recordkeeping changes implemented in 2015 are now a year old. In this webinar we will discuss the impact of these updates, as well as other timely topics related to OSHA. The subsequent discussion will include the very recent revisions to the Walking and Working Surfaces Standard, final rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses (including its projected effect on incentive and substance abuse programs), and any other relevant OSHA information.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Feb 21, 2017

Adapting Your Programs to New Marijuana Laws & OSHA Rulings

The landscape surrounding workplace substance abuse is rapidly and radically changing, and is a significant financial and safety risk to employers. With the most recent ruling by OSHA, what is the best approach to post-accident testing? In this webinar, you will learn sound definitions and procedures for conducting post-accident testing to be in compliance.

In the case of Marijuana, it is medically and/or recreationally legal in over half the states, so the immediate paradigm is how do I legally handle recreational and medical marijuana? In this webinar, you will learn: How does marijuana impact my company? How do I comply with the conflicting laws? Do I have a right to prohibit marijuana? Can I legal-ly test for it? How do I treat someone who has a medical marijuana card? What is ADA, Worker’s and Unemployment Comp’s stand on this issue? How does this fit into my overall policy? Get the answers to these questions and more.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Mar 21, 2017

Workers’ Compensation 101

Claims Services Managers, Tom Szarek and Pete Rasmussen, of Captive Resources, LLC will present a beginner's guide to workers’ compensation. This session will include the history of WC, reporting, compensability, sole remedy, medi-cal only vs. lost time, Part B of the coverage and other subjects related to workers’ compensation. This presentation will not be state specific, but state specific information sources will be included.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Apr 18, 2017

Safety Committees: Best Practices & Proven Strategies

Safety Committees can have an invaluable impact on the overall safety culture of an organization. However, if not managed effectively, safety committees can become stale, obsolete and participants may become frustrated. This may be because employees lose sight of their value. This webinar will bring to the forefront the true value an effective and well run safety committee can have on an organization. We will cover; how you can integrate your safety committee into your management development program and succession planning, how successful safety committees can affect costs and impact the bottom line, and how members are role models, safety coaches and leaders.

10:00am / 3:00pm
May 16, 2017

Reversing the Trend: Enhanced Fleet Safety Practices for More Dangerous Roads

In the face of increasing vehicle crashes and fatalities on the roadway, what can your company do to get ahead of the curve and maintain better fleet results? We’ll take a look at driver training, vehicle crash follow-up, reducing dis-tractions, and a simple approach using the vehicle telematics data that you may have available.

10:00am / 3:00pm
June 20, 2017

Claim Handling From the Adjuster’s Perspective

This webinar will be led by a TPA claims professional and a Captive Resources Claims Services Manager, and will cover claim handling from the adjuster's perspective. The session will discuss the progression of a claim from reporting through the adjuster's investigation process, and will provide insights as to what members can do to help their adjust-er get better results on every claim. Also to be discussed are the biggest challenges for the adjuster when working to resolve a claim, including: deadlines, barriers, and reserve analysis.

10:00am / 3:00pm
July 18, 2017

Situational Leadership and the Safety Leader

When asked to produce a list of effective leadership behaviors, groups often use descriptors such as; clear direction, empowerment, and provides feedback. When listing ineffective leadership behaviors, words like overbearing, mi-cromanagement, and absent are often cited. We have no problem listing the behaviors based on our experiences. But what is the difference between clear direction and micromanagement, between empowerment and absence?

If your front-line leaders treat everyone the same when it comes to safety, if they don’t understand the difference be-tween leadership and management, and they don’t know how to effectively communicate, they will have difficulty producing consistent positive safety results. This session will explore tools you can use to develop your front-line lead-ers to help you achieve better safety results.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Aug 15, 2017

Lockout/Tagout: An Update

Lockout Tagout was the fifth most frequently cited regulation by OSHA for last (fiscal) year. Rarely is there an accident involving this regulation that isn’t major, and in most cases an amputation, or worse, occurs. This webinar will review the requirements of the standard, as well as areas that many companies historically fall short.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Sep 19, 2017

Integrative Ergonomics = Total Worker Health in Action

Integrative Ergonomics offers solutions that extend beyond the desk, embracing Total Worker Health by addressing risk factors, both physical and behavioral, that lead to Muscular Skeletal Disorders. Understand that by defining these risks, you can offer employees a "whole" approach, maximizing both work and life performance.

Integrative Ergonomics explores the benefits of measuring and managing the factors that impede performance and place employees at risk of injury. Employees are the real experts when it comes to their jobs, and are the best source for identifying potential problems and suggesting effective solutions that can help prevent the onset of costly medical conditions. During this seminar we will look at the workstation through a new lens, learn to listen to our bodies to identify areas for potential injury and discomfort, and get to know workstations and adjustments that can be made so that your tools work for you and not vice versa. It is estimated that 80% of ergonomic issues can be solved by minor changes, employee awareness, and responsibility for their own well-being.

By the end of the seminar you will:

  • Understand the benefit of conducting an analysis
  • Learn how to implement solutions
  • Recognize the impact of ergonomic education on reducing claims and cost
10:00am / 3:00pm
Oct 17, 2017

Most Frequently Cited OSHA Regulations for 2016-2017

Each year, during the first week of October, OSHA releases its Top 10 Most frequently cited regulations for the previ-ous fiscal year, ending September 30. In this session, we will review the information that was released, and discuss what it means for your safety program.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Nov 21, 2017

Blink! An Innovative and Effective Workplace Stretching and Warm-Up Program

For years, organizations have attempted to integrate stretching into the workplace. The problems encountered in-clude employee resistance, time constraints and difficulty keeping the program alive. This session introduces a fun, simple, practical and EFFECTIVE strategy that has helped organizations bring stretching into the workplace in a way that maximizes participation, reduces resistance and gets great results. Blink is based on a fairly simple concept; Blink-ing! Employees blink all day long in order to keep their eyes comfortable. These blinks take no time at all and the ef-fects are immediate and powerful. Just like eyes, the muscles of the body get fatigued and uncomfortable and just like eyes, all they need is a periodic “Blink” or stretch to keep them fresh and productive.

The Blink process is simple to implement and is a very effective way to reduce the risk of soft tissue injuries. Warming up and stretching at the beginning of a shift is a good thing, but as the day continues the stretches performed hours earlier have lost their impact. The human body functions on a “what have you done for me lately” principle. Regular and brief “Blinks” give the body what it needs, when it needs it. Management likes Blink because it takes very little time and costs very little money. Supervisors appreciate Blink because they don’t need to “babysit” or manage the program. Employees like it because they own the program, and it is personal and customized to them. This session will introduce you to the Blink process and walk you through several real-life examples of companies who have made “Blink” a regular part of their safety program.

10:00am / 3:00pm
Dec 19, 2017

Closing Out Your Safety Year/Year In Review

How does your company evaluate the wins and losses of your safety year? Year-end financial data is considered criti-cal to the viability of a company. It is reviewed, analyzed, and reported so adjustments can be made for the future, and to celebrate the success of the past year. Annual safety results should be viewed as no less important, and in this webinar we will discuss ways to evaluate your safety program as it relates to the morale of your workforce, as well as your balance sheet.

10:00am / 3:00pm
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