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Workplace Violence: So you think it couldn’t happen at your business?

Alacomp / Occupational Safety Association of Alabama

AGENDA

8:00 – 8:30    Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45    Welcome (Door Prize)

8:45 – 9:45
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TODAY
Danny Cooner/Safety First

• Overview of hot trends with new drugs of abuse like Bath Salts, K2, Spice, Freon, Cheese and more
• Challenge employers to examine their current testing program to determine if it’s working in light of the growing abuse of prescription medications in America
• Examine the ways employees are attempting to beat the test and methods available to combat this growing trend
• Highlight changes to the federal requirements of DOT drug & alcohol testing

9:45 – 9:55          Break (Door prize)

9:55 – 10:55
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
Today’s volatile business environment:  So you think it couldn’t happen at your business?
Terry Gray/First Response

• A look at employer responsibilities surrounding violence
• Indicators & warning signs
• Today’s trends
• Preventing bullying & violence
• Assessing the cost of non-compliance

10:55 – 11:05     Break (Door prize)

11:05 – 12:05
WHAT TO DO WHEN A CLAIM HAPPENS
Wayne Currie/AlaCOMP Business Insurance Group

• What is Workers’ Compensation
• What to do when a claim happens
• Statistics that effect employers in Alabama
• Scenarios that AlaCOMP sees frequently

12:05 – 12:15
Evaluations, Questions & Door Prizes

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