VSSRs: A Practical Guide from Pre-App to Post-Hearing [3926]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A120

   Joan Verchot, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl
   Michael Squillace, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl
   Jacob Dobres, Associate, Dinsmore & Shohl

Track: Regulatory/Legal
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The presenters provide a comprehensive overview of the Violations of Specific Safety Requirements (VSSR) and ways an employer can protect itself including even before the application is filed. They discuss Ohio safety regulations, the VSSR application, the BWC investigation, the Ohio Industrial Commission hearing process, building your defense, and managing costs along the way. They also discuss how to coordinate with the many players in the process with real-life strategies and a discussion of the employer's post-hearing legal options.

Learning Objectives:
Identify those claims which might generate a VSSR
Discuss the VSSR process
Describe how to plan for the BWC investigation

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Violations of State Safety Requirements

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