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  • Safety basics: Safety committees

    Date
    Tuesday, February 15, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    Webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Ashley Sullivan | Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF
    Jill Cote | Safety Management Consultant, SAIF

    Description

    Need help understanding safety committees and meetings? (All businesses in Oregon are required to have safety meetings or safety committees.) Learn more about Oregon OSHA requirements, benefits to your business, and how to keep workers safe on the job through this free webinar. If your business has a safety committee, consider having your entire committee take part in this.

  • Premium audit | Intro to classification

    Date
    Thursday, February 17, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    Webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Jamie Powell | Premium audit analyst, SAIF

    Description

    This course offers practical advice on understanding and using the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) classification system.

  • Supporting stressed workers | What employers can do in troubled times

    Date
    Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    Webinar
    Speaker(s)

     Liz Hill, Total Worker Health Adviser | SAIF

    Description

    While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with productivity and performance, impact physical and emotional health, and affect relationships and home life. It can even determine success or failure on the job. Total Worker Health® principles can help identify sources of workplace stress and offer solutions at the employer and individual level. Come learn what you can do to protect from the damaging effects of stress.

  • Emerging safety technologies | The future of injury prevention is here

    Date
    Thursday, March 3, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    Webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Sarah Ballini-Ross, Safety Innovation Project Coordinator | SAIF
    Scott E. Clark, Safety-Advancement & Innovation Consultant | SAIF

    Description

    Recent advances in technology have opened the door to never-before-available ways to improve workplace safety and health. This session explores several technologies that are showing the most promise in not only preventing injury, but establishing a more efficient and productive workplace. You leave with a greater understanding of the benefits of this technology; where you can find more information on safety tech for your workplace; and how to assess operational readiness for safety tech in general.

  • Ergonomics in the evolving office environment

    Date
    Thursday, March 17, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Jon Sebree | Senior safety management consultant, SAIF
    Michelle Muresan | Senior safety management consultant, SAIF
    Tony Brace | Ergonomist, SAIF

    Description

    As more people work from home, in their cars, in coffee shops, or wherever an internet connection can be found, it creates the potential for poor ergonomics. This webinar addresses some of the more common office workstations, including remote work in a variety of locations. We discuss the principles of good office ergonomics along with best practices and tools for improving workstations.

  • PTSD and presumption

    Date
    Tuesday, March 29, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Julie Hallin | Senior technical adjuster, SAIF
    Pam Daniel | Senior technical adjuster, SAIF

    Description

    Work-related respiratory disease, heart disease, cancer, or PTSD are all complex diagnoses. But add in presumption rules and it can feel impossible to make sense of it all. In this one-hour session, we provide an overview of the diseases that are presumed to result from firefighter and first responder employment. We discuss when these disorders can and cannot be presumed to have resulted from the job. Best practices for claim management are explained by experienced SAIF claims adjusters. Case studies are presented to illustrate these complex situations and provide examples for how to best manage these difficult claims.

  • Safety basics: Hazard identification

    Date
    Thursday, April 28, 2022
    Time
    10 to 11 a.m.
    Location
    Webinar
    Speaker(s)

    Courtney Merriott, Senior Safety Management Consultant | SAIF
    Omar DeMarco, Safety Management Consultant | SAIF

    Description

    What is a hazard? Can injuries be prevented? Join us for an overview of how to recognize, prioritize, and control hazards common in businesses today. We practice finding and prioritizing hazards, discuss strategies for preventing injuries, and conclude by sharing helpful tools and resources.