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|Are you frustrated with high WC claims costs, days away from work and time spent managing FMLA, leaves of absence, attendance issues and employee turnover?
These HR issues and medical costs are all related to employee health and safety. Shifting your resources to preventing injuries vs. reacting to them, will directly impact your bottom line. You know that you can reduce your work-related injuries and cost by 50% as well as cutting your non–work related musculoskeletal cost by 30%.
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You will learn about preventative programs. What they are. How they work. What the benefits are and how to implement them legally. Tom Ernst, with Fit For Work, will provide examples of the many programs that are out there that can be tailored to your work environment. He will explain how to manage and monitor the program as well as how to measure success. Joanne Glass and Tom Penner will provide insight on legal implementation and suggestions for managing continuous improvement.
Joanne Glass, Frost Brown Todd
Joanne represents employers in all phases of workers’ compensation matters including administrative hearings and judicial matters before various levels of Ohio state courts. She counsels employers regarding the administration and defense of workers’ compensation claims, claims management and cost containment, accident investigation and reporting, violation of specific safety requirement (VSSR) claims, premium and group ratings, attaining and maintaining self-insured status, subrogation, workers’ compensation retaliation and other related matters. She also defends employers in post-administrative litigation in common pleas courts throughout Ohio. Joanne is also admitted in Kentucky. She has counseled Kentucky employers in the administration and defense of its workers’ compensation claims and has represented employers at various administrative proceedings in Kentucky. Please click here to learn more about Joanne.
Thomas Penner, Frost Brown Todd
Tom practices primarily in the employee benefits and executive compensation area, advising clients on the design, implementation, administration, and compliance issues affecting retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, and executive compensation arrangements. He also has experience negotiating with insurers and third-party administrators as well as representing clients with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Labor. Tom also advises clients on employee benefit issues arising in mergers and acquisitions. Please click here to learn more about Tom.
Tom Ernst, Oxford at Work
Tom is a certified orthopedic and manual therapist and has 17 years’ experience as a Physical Therapist. He has been a licensee with Fit For Work since 2013. Please click here to learn more about Tom.