The How, Where and When of Slips, Trips and Falls [4616]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Short North Ballroom A

   Renee Mezera, Paralegal Manager, Ross, Brittain & Schonberg Co. L.P.A.
   Meredith Ullman, Attorney, Ross, Brittain & Schonberg Co. L.P.A.

Track: Slips, Trips, and Falls
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

The presenters describe the types of falls such as unexplained, idiopathic and explained falls and their compensability. The presenters also cover on-site versus off-site falls and falls during breaks or after hours. They discuss strategies to minimize falls and defend against non-compensable falls. This session is most beneficial to safety and workers’ compensation professionals who oversee accident investigation and policy implementation.

Learning Objectives:
Recognize slips, trips and falls that need to be investigated versus automatically certified
Explain how to investigate workplace slips, trips and falls to assist in the defense of the claim
Describe how to apply practical steps to minimize preventable slips, trips and falls

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  CLE: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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The How, Where and When of Slips, Trips and Falls

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