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April 18 - May 2, 2019

Annual Workers' Compensation & Safety Management Seminar

Various Locations Around the State

Register Here!

OADA is hosting its annual Workers’ Compensation & Safety Management Seminar Series to assist dealers around the state to stay up-to-date on current safety issues. This year we are pleased to welcome two great partners. First, the experts at Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm, will walk through the pressing safety issues you should be thinking about at your dealership. Then the team from CareWorks will walk through steps and strategies to get injured employees back to work. This program will provide two credit hours of safety training for those dealers that had a claim during the period of January 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.

Session 1: Practical Strategies to Manage the Unmanageable; Workers’ Compensation Costs.

Join us as we welcome the experts a Fisher Phillips as we discuss some pressing safety issues facing dealers today. This presentation will include:

Session 2: Tips and Tricks to Getting your Injured Employees Back to Work

While we do everything we can to prevent workplace injuries, they are a realistic concern that we have to deal with when they happen. This year, the expert service team at CareWorks dives into the process and decisions of dealing with injured employees with the goal of getting them back to work as fast as possible.  The presentation will focus on providing an overview of effective return-to-work strategies to get your employees back to health and productivity after sustaining an injury.

Our panel of industry experts will discuss proven strategies to aid in bringing injured workers back to work as well as identify tools and resources available. This will include necessary documentation, identifying leading measures, and proven cost control strategies. Over the course of the presentation we will be answering critical questions, such as:

The panel will also discuss important BWC updates/changes and how they affect your dealership.

There is a $40 registration fee for OADA member dealers. Non-members will be charged a $225 fee. Register for one of the following locations:

Akron

Cincinnati

Columbus

Toledo

Tuesday, April 23 Thursday, April 18 Thursday, May 2 Thursday, April 25
Hilton Akron Fairlawn Great Wolf Lodge Columbus Marriott Northwest Hilton Garden Inn 
3180 W. Market St. Akron 2501 Great Wolf Drive Mason

5605 Blazer Parkway
Dublin

6165 Levis Commons Blvd.
Perrysburg

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2019-04-18 08:15:00 2019-05-02 12:30:00 America/Detroit Annual Workers' Compensation & Safety Management Seminar Register Here! OADA is hosting its annual Workers’ Compensation & Safety Management Seminar Series to assist dealers around the state to stay up-to-date on current safety issues. This year we are pleased to welcome two great partners. First, the experts at Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm, will walk through the pressing safety issues you should be thinking about at your dealership. Then the team from CareWorks will walk through steps and strategies to get injured employees back to work. This program will provide two credit hours of safety training for those dealers that had a claim during the period of January 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Session 1: Practical Strategies to Manage the Unmanageable; Workers’ Compensation Costs. Join us as we welcome the experts a Fisher Phillips as we discuss some pressing safety issues facing dealers today. This presentation will include: Addressing Workplace Violence Issues and Planning. Unfortunately, active aggressor situations are become increasingly prevalent in today’s society and employers need to be cognizant of practices that help train and educate employees to respond and protect themselves. This training will focus on understanding the risk of workplace attacks and how you can reduce your risk through training and planning for the worst case scenario.  How to Create a Safer Workplace by Mitigating Violation of Specific Safety Requirements (“VSSR”) Concerns. VSSRs are a form of punitive damages available to employees who are injured while at work. Ohio has specific rules contained within the Ohio Administrative Code that allow employees to file for additional benefits that are charged back to the employer on a dollar for dollar basis. Addressing these common issues provides a safer work environment for employees and assists dealers mitigate lawsuits. Learn more about common issues to take back to the Dealership and begin implementing changes that protect you, your employees, and your dealership.  Navigating Workplace Drug Use/Opioid Abuse in the Workplace. The opioid crisis has led to significant challenges for society and dealers are not immune. Statistics show nearly as many Americans (50,000) died of opioid-related overdoses last year alone as Americans who died in the Vietnam War. This presentation will explore the competing interests of drug testing and employment and the legal implications of federal law on drug use in the workplace.  Session 2: Tips and Tricks to Getting your Injured Employees Back to Work While we do everything we can to prevent workplace injuries, they are a realistic concern that we have to deal with when they happen. This year, the expert service team at CareWorks dives into the process and decisions of dealing with injured employees with the goal of getting them back to work as fast as possible.  The presentation will focus on providing an overview of effective return-to-work strategies to get your employees back to health and productivity after sustaining an injury. Our panel of industry experts will discuss proven strategies to aid in bringing injured workers back to work as well as identify tools and resources available. This will include necessary documentation, identifying leading measures, and proven cost control strategies. Over the course of the presentation we will be answering critical questions, such as: What can I do to control and reduce workers’ compensation costs at my dealership? Which claims have the most impact on my BWC premium and group savings? What are the pros and cons of salary continuation? What role does my Managed Care Organization (“MCO”) play in bringing my employees back to work? And more important questions on return-to-work. The panel will also discuss important BWC updates/changes and how they affect your dealership. There is a $40 registration fee for OADA member dealers. Non-members will be charged a $225 fee. Register for one of the following locations: Akron Cincinnati Columbus Toledo Tuesday, April 23 Thursday, April 18 Thursday, May 2 Thursday, April 25 Hilton Akron Fairlawn Great Wolf Lodge Columbus Marriott Northwest Hilton Garden Inn  3180 W. Market St. Akron 2501 Great Wolf Drive Mason 5605 Blazer ParkwayDublin 6165 Levis Commons Blvd.Perrysburg Various Locations Around the State