The Intelligent Insurance Solution

Safety Solutions: Revitalizing Your Safety Committee

Workers' Compensation Trust, 47 Barnes Industrial Road South, Wallingford, CT 06492 T (203) 678-0123

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Cost: Free to Members
Self-Insured Client: $50 per person

An energetic Safety Committee is vital to your organization’s safety program and is a crucial component to the success of controlling employee injuries and illnesses. Taught by Trust staff this INTERACTIVE class will feature a collaborative session and a mock Safety Committee to round out the morning. A breakout session will allow participants from similar organizations to dialog and interact with other members and discuss challenges and potential solutions with your peers. A combination of classroom learning, participant discussion, and resource material will  provide the information you need to revitalize and invigorate your organization’s safety committee. 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand the Connecticut regulation concerning the establishment and administration of Safety and Health Committees at work sites
  • Learn how to orient and train committee members to be effective safety champions
  • Understand how to make your committee more empowered and effective at identifying and controlling hazards in the workplace
  • Understand what other members have done to strengthen their committees
  • Take back to the organization ideas on how to revitalize and stimulate your committee
  • Learn what our Safety and Health Committee Award of Excellence winners have done

Safety committee members, human resources, managers and supervisors


Pamela Hunter, MS, CSP
Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Trust
Pam’s insurance career spans over twenty-five years working for insurance companies and large insurance brokers.  Throughout her career, Pam has provided loss control services to healthcare, municipal and general industry clients throughout New England.   Pam has an expertise in working with companies to develop and enhance their safety programs.  Pam’s loss control credentials include the Certified Safety Professional designation, a B.S. degree in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health Management from the University of New Haven. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Pam is authorized to teach the OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour general industry safety and health courses, and the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driver 4-Hour Course. 

Kathy Marek-Bissonnette, CSP
Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Trust
Kathy brings over twenty-five years of loss control experience in the insurance industry.  Her vast experience includes all lines of coverage with emphasis on healthcare, training, and Workers’ Compensation.  Kathy is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a certified trainer for the National Safety Council Defensive Driving 4-Hour Course, a certified Food Safety Manager, and is authorized to teach the OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour general industry safety and health courses.  Kathy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health.

This course has been approved for 2.75 CEUs by LeadingAge CT