The Intelligent Insurance Solution

Peer Networking for VNAs and Home Companions

Workers' Compensation Trust
47 Barnes Industrial Park Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

Members: FREE

Snow Date: February 16th

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This program will provide guidance on programs and training needed for OSHA compliance and injury prevention specific to VNAs and Home Companions. Updates to OSHA regulations, as well as best practices for safety and risk management programs will be explored. Specifically, the most common employee injuries that occur to employees working in the home environment will be discussed. This session will wrap-up with 30 minutes of attendee participation to discuss obstacles to safety programs, interventions that work, and the impact that the pandemic has had on organizations. We will provide a platform to discuss issues, controls, safety efforts, etc. with your peers.

This session will wrap-up with 30 minutes of attendee participation to discuss obstacles to safety programs, interventions that work and the impact that the pandemic has had on organizations. We will provide a platform to discuss issues, controls, safety efforts, etc. with your peers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review OSHA standards that apply to VNA and Home Companion organizations.
  • Examine typical employee injury causes in the VNA and Home Companion environment.
  • Consider best practices to minimize injuries and exposures.
  • Discuss issues and solutions with your peers.
  • Confer on the issues that are challenging in your industry.

Audience: 
Anyone in the organization responsible for safety programs, policies and/or training in the VNA and Home Companion environment.

Facilitators:
Pamela Hunter, PhD, MS, CSP
, Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers' Compensation Trust
Carlos J. Rivera, CSHO, Senior Loss Control Consultant, Workers’ Compensation Trust

2 CEUs from LeadingAge CT