Date: March 4, 2024

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Findlay / 1050 Interstate Drive West / Findlay, OH 45840

Cost: $0

Meet your 2-hour requirement for safety training, hear the latest on OASBO & OSBA’s SchoolComp program, Workers' Comp and unemployment compensation updates & more.

The workshop is free and open to all school districts, regardless of which Worker’s Compensation Group or Program you participate in, brought to you by the OASBO & OSBA SchoolComp program, administered by Sedgwick.

**This seminar also qualifies for one safety council external training credit. In-person attendance is required to be eligible for this credit.

Registration can be found here:

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Presenter(s): Rejeana Woolum-Napier, Member Services Manager, Sedgwick
9:10 a.m. Claims Management Tools: Understanding the BWC Claims Process
Attendees will learn how Ohio’s workers’ compensation system works, what to do when an injury occurs, understanding the claim and claim appeal process as well as some cost containment strategies.  
Presenter(s): Kiesha Martin, Client Services Representative, Sedgwick MCO, Rejeana Woolum-Napier, Member Services Manager, Sedgwick
10:00 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. Unemployment in Ohio Now
An overview of “Unemployment in Ohio Now” will provide necessary information and updates impacting the districts on Fraudulent claims, Reasonable Assurance, and Hearings, while protecting the district from potential costs.
Presenter(s): Pam Aulby, Client Services Representative, Sedgwick
 11:00 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. Understanding Your PERRP Recordkeeping Responsibilities
This presentation is intended to be a high-level overview of the PERRP recordkeeping requirements for public employers in Ohio.  We will discuss how to determine whether an injury or claim is recordable, how to complete the forms, as well as review the key requirements including compliance dates, exemptions, posting requirements and records retention.  There will be examples and time for questions and answers, as well as information on how to complete your required annual filing online to BWC.
Presenter(s): Andy Sawan, Risk Services Specialist, Sedgwick 
12:00 p.m. Questions, Adjournment