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Safety Solutions: The Important Role of the Safety Committee Chairperson

Cost: Free to Members and Self-Insured Clients

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You have been newly elected to chair the safety committee or have newly joined the committee.  Or you are a safety committee chairperson but are looking for ways for the committee to make an impact on reducing exposures and injuries.  What do you do? What do you do to ensure that your participation and leadership will make the committee the most effective it can be in helping to prevent injuries and illnesses in your workplace.   This NEW interactive program will help attendees to understand not only the requirements for their role and the committee member’s roles but also how to effectively manage the meetings and get the most benefit and input from the committee members.  This session will include a mock safety committee meeting to reinforce the information presented during the session.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn and understand the Workers’ Compensation Act, Section 31-40v.
  • Understand how to lead and encourage participation among the safety committee members.
  • Understand how to set benchmarking goals to measure success.
  • Understand how the safety committee if run effectively can impact the bottom line.

Employers with 25 or more full or part time employees, Safety Committee Chairpersons, Safety Committee Members and Human Resources

Sandra Adams Brophy, RN, RS,  Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers' Compensation Trust