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We offer a variety of trainings around the state at no cost to our policyholders. Seating is limited and is first come, first served; please register early. We update classes regularly, so check back often to see what’s available in your area.

Thank you for your interest in SAIF's in-person trainings. After the recent guidance issued by Governor Kate Brown about coronavirus, SAIF is canceling all external events thru August 2020. 
We encourage you to check out our live webinarson demand videos, and the SAIF Learning Center for ongoing training opportunities. More information can be found at saif.com/trainings

If you don't see your city below, it's not because we don't love visiting you. It only means we don't have any trainings scheduled at the moment. Please check back again soon.

 

Bend
Registration by phone 541.383.2450 or 800.285.8530 or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
    Bridging the gap together: The “how-tos” of trusting, collaborating, and contributing in the multigenerational workplace
    Date Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
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    Bridging the gap together: The “how-tos” of trusting, collaborating, and contributing in the multigenerational workplace

    This interactive session focuses on the organizational reality of today's generational change in the workplace as an opportunity to bridge gaps in understanding. You explore practical ways to more effectively foster trust, enhance collaboration, and encourage contributions that make a positive difference for employees, customers, and the community. This experience is for anyone seeking new ideas and solutions that honor and take advantage of generational diversity in the workplace.   

    Date Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
    Location SAIF Corporation, 999 SW Disk Drive, Suite 103, Bend OR
    Speaker(s)

    Jose Guardado, Corporate Projects-Diversity Coordinator, SAIF 
    Christina Lincicome, Diversity Inclusion Director, SAIF


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    Claims “Jeopardy” and workers’ comp legal update
    Date Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
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    Claims “Jeopardy” and workers’ comp legal update

    Join SAIF claim adjusters as they host a claims-themed game of "Jeopardy." There will be questions, and of course, answers in the form of questions about all aspects of workers' compensation claim management. Also, SAIF attorney Kathryn Olney presents a legal update to bring you up to speed on any recent case law. 



    Date Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
    Location SAIF Corporation, 999 SE Disk Drive, Suite 103, Bend OR
    Speaker(s)

    Alix Eder, Claims adjuster, SAIF
    Kathyrn Olney, Attorney, SAIF


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    Defensive driving for central Oregon
    Date Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
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    Defensive driving for central Oregon

    In this class you learn what it is to be a defensive driver and techniques for driving defensively in situations beyond your control, including weather and road conditions.

    Date Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
    Location SAIF Corporation, 999 SW Disk Dr. Suite 103, Bend OR
    Speaker(s)

    Lt. Kevin Dizney, Deschutes County Sheriff


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Brookings
Registration by phone 541.756.3118 or 800.285.8565 or click Register now. For information contact Nicole Piper-Ryan at nicpic@saif.com.
Coos Bay
Registration by phone 541.756.3118 or 800.285.8565 or click Register now. For information contact Nicole Piper-Ryan at nicpip@saif.com.
    Difficult conversations in the workplace
    Date Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    Time 10:30 a.m. to noon
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    Difficult conversations in the workplace

    This training provides tips for communicating difficult messages to your colleagues. We explore what makes a conversation difficult; followed by a process to prepare, deliver, and conclude a difficult conversation. 

    Date Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    Time 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Location Coos History Museum, 1210 Front Street, Coos Bay OR
    Speaker(s)
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    Light-duty job descriptions | Solutions for all
    Date Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    Time 10:30 to noon
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    Light-duty job descriptions | Solutions for all

    Join Return-to-Work Consultants Joann Thompson and Stacia Melendy and learn what light duty looks like from the smallest of companies to some of the largest. Learn how to overcome barriers and how to stay within restrictions. 

    Date Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    Time 10:30 to noon
    Location Coos History Museum, 1210 Front Street, Coos Bay OR
    Speaker(s)

    Joann Thompson, return-to-work consultant, SAIFStacia Melendy, return-to-work consultant, SAIF     


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    Safety committees | From start to finish
    Date Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    Time 10:30 a.m. to noon
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    Safety committees | From start to finish

    Whether you are putting a safety committee together for the first time, or just looking for ways to energize your committee, this training is for you! Join SAIF's Safety Management Consultants Shelley Nasby and Tom Melendy as they take a closer look into the science and myths behind successful safety committees. Bring your questions, concerns, and success stories to share with all.

    Date Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    Time 10:30 a.m. to noon
    Location Coos History Museum, 1210 Front Street, Coos Bay
    Speaker(s)

    Shelly Nasby, Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF
    Tom Melendy, Safety Management Consultant, SAIF


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Eugene
Registration by phone 541.683.6700 or 800.285.8560 or click Register now. For information contact Lacey Barnhart at lacbar@saif.com.
    Safety committees: What works!
    Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Time 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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    Safety committees: What works!

    Struggling with your safety committee? Please join us for a panel discussion featuring successful safety committee members from local employers as they share their firsthand experiences building strong, sustainable safety committees. In this session, you learn how to engage your leadership and build an action-oriented safety committee.

    Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Time 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Location SAIF Corporation, Register Guard Conference Room, 3500 Chad Dr. Eugene OR
    Speaker(s)
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Hermiston
Registration by phone 541.383.2450 or 800.285.8530 or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
Klamath Falls
Registration by phone 541.770.5815 or 800.285.8550 or click Register now. For information contact Cindi Garrett at cingar@saif.com.
La Grande
Registration by phone 541.383-2450 or 800.285.8530 or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
Lakeview
Registration by phone 541.770.5815 or 800.285.8550 or click Register now. For information contact Cindi Garrett at cingar@saif.com.
Medford
Registration by phone 541.770.5815 or 800.285.8550 or click Register now. For information contact Cindi Garrett at cingar@saif.com.
Newport
Registration by phone 503.373.8000 or 800.285.8525 or click Register now. For information contact Stephanie Krehbiel at stekre@saif.com.
    Workforce challenges
    Date Thursday, October 15, 2020
    Time 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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    Workforce challenges

    We present topics that are relevant for employers and employees in various aspects of their business. Examples of past classes include: safety, return-to-work, and Total Worker Health. Please check back for updates to the 2020 sessions. 

    Date Thursday, October 15, 2020
    Time 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Location Oregon Coast Aquarium, 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport OR
    Speaker(s)
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Ontario
Registration by phone 541.383.2450 or 800.285.8530, or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
Portland/Metro area
Registration by phone 503.673.5412 or 800.285.8570 or click Register now. For information contact David Petersen at davpet@saif.com.
Redmond
Registration by phone 541.383.2450 or 800.285.8530, or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
    Bridging the gap together: The “how-tos” of trusting, collaborating, and contributing in the multigenerational workplace
    Date Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
    ▼ View details | Register now

     

    Bridging the gap together: The “how-tos” of trusting, collaborating, and contributing in the multigenerational workplace

    This interactive session focuses on the organizational reality of today's generational change in the workplace as an opportunity to bridge gaps in understanding. You explore practical ways to more effectively foster trust, enhance collaboration, and encourage contributions that make a positive difference for employees, customers, and the community. This experience is for anyone seeking new ideas and solutions that honor and take advantage of generational diversity in the workplace.  

    Date Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Time 8 to 10 a.m.
    Location SAIF Corporation, 999 SW Disk Drive, Suite 103, Bend Or
    Speaker(s)

    Jose Guardado, Corporate projects - Diversity Coordinator, SAIF
    Christina Lincicome, Diversity - Inclusion Director, SAIF


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    Claims “Jeopardy” and workers’ comp legal update
    Date Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Time Noon to 2 p.m.
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    Claims “Jeopardy” and workers’ comp legal update

    Join SAIF claim adjusters as they host a claims-themed game of "Jeopardy." There will be questions, and of course, answers in the form of questions about all aspects of workers' compensation claim management. Also, SAIF attorney Kathryn Olney presents a legal update to bring you up to speed on any recent case law. 

    Date Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Time Noon to 2 p.m.
    Location COCC - Redmond Campus, Building 3, 2248 SE College Loop, Redmond OR
    Speaker(s)

    Alix Eder, Claims adjuster, SAIF
    Kathryn Olney, Attorney, SAIF


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    Defensive driving for central Oregon
    Date Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Time 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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    Defensive driving for central Oregon

    In this class you learn what it is to be a defensive driver and techniques for driving defensively in situations beyond your control, including weather and road conditions.

    Date Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Time 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Location COCC-Redmond Campus, Building 3, 2248 SE College Loop, Redmond OR
    Speaker(s)

    Lt. Kevin Dizney, Deschutes County Sheriff


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Reedsport
Registration by phone 541.756.3118 or 800.285.8565 or click Register now. For information contact Nicole Piper-Ryan at nicpip@saif.com.
Roseburg
Registration by phone 541.770.5815 or 800.285.8550 or click Register now. For information contact Cindi Garrett at cingar@saif.com.
Salem
Registration by phone 503.373.8000 or 800.285.8525 or click Register now. For information contact Stephanie Krehbiel at stekre@saif.com.
    The 5 Ws of premium audit
    Date Thursday, September 17, 2020
    Time 9 to 10:30 a.m.
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    The 5 Ws of premium audit

    Why am I being audited? What did I do? Being selected for a premium audit should be a positive experience and prove to be beneficial to your bottom line. This session covers the premium audit process, how to prepare, what to expect, why we audit, and provides you with an opportunity to meet premium audit staff, including your local auditors, and ask questions.

    Date Thursday, September 17, 2020
    Time 9 to 10:30 a.m.
    Location SAIF Conference center. 440 Church St. SE, Salem OR
    Speaker(s)

    Salem office Premium Auditors, SAIF


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    You’re in charge of the safety program. Now what? (Part two)
    Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Time 9 a.m. to noon
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    You’re in charge of the safety program. Now what? (Part two)

    Previously, we discussed key elements for developing and leading your safety program. This class takes it up a notch by focusing on safety beyond compliance. We discuss making your program proactive and finding the most effective ways of implementing real changes to your safety culture.   

    Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Time 9 a.m. to noon
    Location SAIF Conference center, 440 Church St. SE, Salem OR
    Speaker(s)

    Tim McDonald, Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF  
    Dawn Jacobs, Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF  


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The Dalles
Registration by phone 541.383.2450 or 800.285.8530 or click Register now. For information contact Linda Kunze at linkun@saif.com.
Woodburn
Registration by phone 503.373.8000 or 800.285.8525 or click Register now. For information contact Stephanie Krehbiel at stekre@saif.com.

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