Agenda

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and introductions
8:40 a.m.
Unemployment Cost Control - What can schools do to reduce unemployment costs?
Kammy Staton – Senior Manager UC Claims
Discuss the "need to know" details and other proactive measures for best practices in controlling unemployment costs. This overview of effective cost control strategies will help save you time and money. Also learn about the changes ODJFS is implementing this year, and the impact it may have on the district.
9:30 a.m.
Laying the groundwork for successful claims management
Jennifer Oiler – Client Services Representative
There are things an employer can do before a workplace injury to improve outcomes and minimize anxiety for both the injured employee and your management team. We will discuss approaches to organizing your initial injury reporting process and making arrangements for a smooth transition back to work.
10:20 a.m.
Break
10:35 a.m.
Reducing slips, trips and falls
Steve Brazil – Safety and Risk Consultant
This presentation will highlight a NIOSH research study that evaluated the effectiveness of a no-cost-toworkers, highly-rated slip-resistant shoe program in preventing workers’ compensation injury claims caused by slipping on wet or greasy floors among food services workers in schools.
11:25 a.m.
Famous BWC Acronyms
Kacy Beauman – Project Manager and Tony Sharrock – Client Services Director
We live in a world of abbreviations, simply to make our lives easier… but does it make yours easier? We’ll cover some old, some new, and at least one BWC acronym that make us blue.
12:15 p.m.
Questions
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn