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2022 Class Schedule

March

MAR
30

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and What it Means for the Risk / safety Manager for the Energy Industry

March 30, 2022 | 9 am – 10:30 am MST | Webinar

Have you heard the term ESG and wondered how it applies to you? Or are you already involved in writing an ESG reports and contributing benchmarking data? With unrelenting pressure from not only activists, but consumers, employees, and shareholders, ESG has become a hot topic in the oil and gas industry. Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) professionals may experience increased pressure from their Executive Leadership to accelerate initiatives and report on EHS improvements. This presentation will provide an overview of ESG, ESG’s influence on corporate initiatives, and a review ESG score cards. This session will equip EHS professionals with a strong financial acumen, an ESG vocabulary, and examples of how to leverage ESG to secure funding and advance their EHS initiatives. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate and ask questions amongst their industry peers to learn strategies on balancing ESG initiatives and how they fit into a safety and health program.

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome. Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and compliance in the energy industry including safety and/or risk managers, HR, etc.

Instructors:

+ Craig Halpern, Vice President, Risk Innovation and Strategy at IMA
+ Nicole Coughlin, Risk Control Advisor, Energy-Casualty Lead at IMA

April

APR
13

Construction Risk and Safety 101

April 13, 2022 | 8am – 3pm MST

Do you fear the thought of OSHA showing up on one of your project sites?  Have you ever wondered what your “safety program” should actually consist of?  Maybe you’re struggling with accurately completing your prospective clients’ dreaded safety prequalification forms and what exactly is a “DART” rate anyway?  Are you wondering what safety training your employees need and where to get it?  If these questions sound like the safety fires your team attempts to extinguish regularly, this class is for you!

Don’t be intimidated by the unknown!  Learn how to effectively manage your company’s safety performance through proactive training.  Attendees will learn the basics of construction safety compliance and best practices in this one day course designed specifically for the construction industry.

Topics:

+ Accident Investigation
+ Employee Training / “Competent Person”
+ Incident Rates / Calculations
+ Next Level Safety Programs
+ OSHA Recordkeeping
+ Safety Inspections (OSHA & Internal)
+ Worker’s Compensation Case Management
+ Written Safety Program Components

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome.  Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and OSHA compliance in the construction industry including safety managers, foreman, superintendents, project managers, HR, etc.

Instructors:

Instructing this course will be a variety of accomplished Safety Professionals with experience in all aspects of construction safety, as well as other subject matter experts.

Location: IMA Denver Office  |  1705 17th Street, Denver CO 80202

June

JUN
7

OSHA Focus Four in the Construction Industry

June 7, 2022 | 11am – 1pm CST

Did you know OSHA has an emphasis on four main topics in the construction industry? These include falls, caught in or caught between hazards, struck by hazards, and electrocution hazards. Most construction companies deal with one or multiple of these hazards daily. The four topics will be covered in depth and give solutions to help reduce the chance of injuries and compliance issues dealing with OSHA’s focus four.

Lunch will be provided!

Topics:

+ OSHA’s Focus Four
+ Falls
+ Caught in or caught between hazards
+ Struck by hazards
+ Electrocutions

Why is this important?

+ Reducing frequency and severity of incidents
+ Preventing complacency in everyday hazards
+ Limiting OSHA activity on jobsites and reducing citations

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome.  Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and OSHA compliance in the construction industry including safety managers, foreman, superintendents, project managers, HR, etc.

Instructor: Doug Swann, IMA Risk Control

Location: IMA Wichita Office  |  430 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67202

JUN
14

General Liability Exposures: Contractor Safety Management & Assessments for the Energy Industry

June 14, 2022 | 11am – 1pm CDT | Webinar

Take your contractor safety management program to the next level, beyond a one dimensional “check the box” type of process. This webinar will convey how contractor management systems need to be a multi-dimensional process in order to reduce and control an owner/operator’s risk exposure. We will provide ways to improve an organization’s contractor management program to ultimately reduce the risk exposure to the company. This includes a contractor safety assessment process that was developed for our clients as a risk control service offering. Learning outcomes include:

+ Understand how to conduct contractor prequalification beyond the commonly known database requirements resulting in a reduced risk to the organization

+ Understand how insurance and risk management play a role in contractor management

+ Identify the importance of implementing a contractor safety management program and continual re-evaluation as shown through examples

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome. Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and compliance in the energy industry including safety and/or risk managers, HR, procurement etc.

Instructors:

+ Ed Truett, Risk Control Advisor

+ Nicole Coughlin, Risk Control Advisor, Energy-Casualty Lead

+ Michael Lygrisse , Contractual Risk Advisor

JUN
22

CBD for Pain Management

June 22, 2022 | 10am – 10:30am MST | Webinar

As CBD and other cannabis products are being prescribed for the management of pain as well as other work-related injuries, how do employers respond? Is it necessary to change your Drug & Alcohol Policies? Will Workers’ Compensation cover these costs for employees? This webinar will discuss all of those questions and concerns that employers have as employees opt for alternative solutions to the management of work-related injuries.

Topics:

+ How CBD works in the body
+ Employee impairment concerns
+ Workers’ Compensation and cannabis
+ Care Management Program

Why is this important?

As studies continue on the efficacy of cannabis solutions to a variety of ailments, we can expect to see CBD and other therapeutic cannabis products be introduced into managing work-related injuries and healing. As an employer you need to be prepared to answer your employee’s questions and have policies in place on how to handle those situations.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone that has an interest in knowing what’s happening in the courts and with Workers’ Compensation insurers when it comes to prescribed cannabis products.
+ HR
+ Claims Management
+ Safety Personnel
+ Supervisors/Managers

Instructor: Niki Holm, IMA Risk Control

August

AUG
18

DOT Compliance Risk and Safety 101

August 18, 2022 | 12pm – 4pm MST

Does your company operate commercial motor vehicles or engage in interstate and intrastate commerce?  Are members of your organization aware of what vehicles require a CDL to operate and who is subject to DOT drug testing?  Navigating through the myriad of commercial motor vehicle regulatory requirements can be challenging, confusing, frustrating, and potentially costly if you get it wrong.  This session will address which vehicles and drivers are subject to regulations, the applicable regulatory requirements, and how to comply.

We will discuss the most common DOT compliance issues plaguing your industry, the liability risks associated with non-compliance, and reasonable solutions to manage your fleet.

Topics:

+ What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
+ What is Required if I Operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
+ Who Needs a CDL?
+ CDL Training Requirements
+ DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing and the Clearinghouse
+ Hours of Service and ELD’s (electronic logging devices)
+ CSA and Roadside Inspections
+ Materials of Trade HazMat Exemption
+ Fleet Safety and DOT Compliance Q&A

Why Should I Attend?

This session is designed for anyone within your organization with responsibilities related to the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Recommended attendees include safety, operations, job foremen, human resources, and vehicle maintenance personnel.

Instructor: Darren Beard, IMA Director of Transportation Risk Control Services

Location: IMA Denver Office  |  1705 17th Street, Denver CO 80202

September

SEP
14

Construction Risk and Safety 101

September 14, 2022 | 8am – 3pm CST

Do you fear the thought of OSHA showing up on one of your project sites?  Have you ever wondered what your “safety program” should actually consist of?  Maybe you’re struggling with accurately completing your prospective clients’ dreaded safety prequalification forms and what exactly is a “DART” rate anyway?  Are you wondering what safety training your employees need and where to get it?  If these questions sound like the safety fires your team attempts to extinguish regularly, this class is for you!

Don’t be intimidated by the unknown!  Learn how to effectively manage your company’s safety performance through proactive training.  Attendees will learn the basics of construction safety compliance and best practices in this one day course designed specifically for the construction industry.

Topics:

+ Accident Investigation
+ Employee Training / “Competent Person”
+ Incident Rates / Calculations
+ Next Level Safety Programs
+ OSHA Recordkeeping
+ Safety Inspections (OSHA & Internal)
+ Worker’s Compensation Case Management
+ Written Safety Program Components

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome.  Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and OSHA compliance in the construction industry including safety managers, foreman, superintendents, project managers, HR, etc.

Instructors:

Instructing this course will be a variety of accomplished Safety Professionals with experience in all aspects of construction safety, as well as other subject matter experts.

Location: IMA Wichita Office  |  430 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67202

SEP
20

Accidents Happen: Incident Reporting, and Claims Management Best Practices

September 20, 2022 | 9:00am to 10:30am MST

Accidents in the workplace happen. Does your company have a plan in place for early reporting and management of incidents? The severity of work comp claims can be reduced significantly by the way your company responds to accidents. This presentation will provide best practice solutions for claims management. Topics in this presentation will range from notice and early reporting of an accident, accident investigation, medical treatment, return to work, and safety culture. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate and ask questions amongst their industry peers to learn strategies on claims management, and how impactful it can be when it is time for your insurance renewal.

Why Should I Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome. Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and compliance in the energy industry including safety and/or risk managers, HR, etc.

Instructors:

Lynne Wieder, Claims Account Executive at IMA
Trenton Holloway, Risk Control Specialist at IMA

Location: Virtually via webinar

SEP
22

DOT Compliance Risk and Safety 101

September 22, 2022 | 12:30pm to 4:30pm CST

Does your company operate commercial motor vehicles or engage in interstate and intrastate commerce?  Are members of your organization aware of what vehicles require a CDL to operate and who is subject to DOT drug testing?  Navigating through the myriad of commercial motor vehicle regulatory requirements can be challenging, confusing, frustrating, and potentially costly if you get it wrong.  This session will address which vehicles and drivers are subject to regulations, the applicable regulatory requirements, and how to comply.

We will discuss the most common DOT compliance issues plaguing your industry, the liability risks associated with non-compliance, and reasonable solutions to manage your fleet.

Topics:

+ What is a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
+ What is Required if I Operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
+ Who Needs a CDL?
+ CDL Training Requirements
+ DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing and the Clearinghouse
+ Hours of Service and ELD’s (electronic logging devices)
+ CSA and Roadside Inspections
+ Materials of Trade HazMat Exemption
+ Fleet Safety and DOT Compliance Q&A

Why Should I Attend?

This session is designed for anyone within your organization with responsibilities related to the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Recommended attendees include safety, operations, job foremen, human resources, and vehicle maintenance personnel.

Instructor: Darren Beard, IMA Director of Transportation Risk Control Services

Location: IMA Wichita Office  |  430 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67202

October

OCT
19

Measuring and Maintaining a Positive Safety Culture

October 19, 2022 | 11am – 1pm MST

A strong safety culture enables organizations to enhance overall safety performance, improve communication and empower employees, which all contribute to a reduction in incident rates and decreased costs.

Understanding what influences the culture of your organization can make a significant contribution to changing employee attitudes and behaviors in relation to workplace health and safety. Every company has a safety culture, whether it’s good, bad or unknown. Have you ever wondered how to measure your culture? Learn how you can partner with IMA to evaluate the safety culture of your company.

Safety culture is something that evolves. Understanding the gaps in your culture leads to proactive measures that will help solidify the foundation for continuous business improvement.

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome.  Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and those who may be considered “keepers of the culture”.

Instructor:

Instructing this course will be an accomplished Certified Safety Professionals with experience in all aspects of construction safety, as well as other subject matter experts.

Location: IMA Denver Office  |  1705 17th Street, Denver CO 80202

November

NOV
8 & 9

OSHA 10 Hour for Construction

November 8 & 9, 2022 | 8am – 3pm MST

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) voluntary Outreach Training Program offers important training for construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel who should be aware of general workplace safety. OSHA 10-Hour Construction course covers workplace hazards, employee rights, improving safety culture, and other key topics to prepare participants for the job site. Upon completion, all course participants will also earn their Department of Labor (DOL)/OSHA 10-Hour Card, allowing them to seek or maintain employment in construction.

This OSHA 10-Hour Construction course addresses how to recognize, avoid, abate, and prevent safety and health hazards in the workplace. Course topics include:

+ Introduction to OSHA
+ Workers’ rights
+ Employer responsibilities
+ How to file a complaint
+ OSHA inspections
+ Focus Four Hazards (fall hazards, electrocution hazards, caught-in or –between hazards, struck-by hazards)
+ How to identify, select, and use personal protective equipment (PPE)
+ Major construction site health hazards, including acute and chronic hazards
+ Material handling hazards
+ Hand and power tools
+ Identifying positive and negative safety cultures
+ Leading cultural change on the job
+ The roles of the workforce and management in safety culture

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of your organization. Targeted audience members are those who work in the construction industry.

Location: IMA Denver Office  |  1705 17th Street, Denver CO 80202

December

DEC
6

OSHA Recordkeeping and Inspections for the Construction Industry

December 6, 2022 | 11am – 1:30pm CST

Do you fear the thought of OSHA showing up on one of your project sites?  Do you know why they may show up, or what the inspection process would look like?  Maybe you’re struggling with your OSHA logs and would like to learn more about the required forms, recordkeeping criteria, and reporting requirements?

Don’t be intimidated by the unknown!  Learn how to effectively manage your company’s OSHA interactions through proactive training.  Attendees will learn the basics of OSHA record keeping and OSHA inspections designed specifically for the construction industry. Lunch will be provided!

Topics:

+ OSHA Recordkeeping
+ Recording Criteria
+ Recordkeeping Forms
+ Electronic Reporting
+ Incident Reporting to OSHA

+ OSHA Inspections
+ Reasons for an OSHA Inspection
+ OSHA Inspection Process
+ Citations and Penalties

Who Should Attend?

Any / all levels of management welcome.  Targeted audience members are those who manage day-to-day operational safety matters and OSHA compliance in the construction industry including safety managers, foreman, superintendents, project managers, HR, etc.

Your Instructor:

Instructing this course will be accomplished Safety Professionals with experience in all aspects of construction safety, as well as other subject matter experts.

Location: IMA Wichita Office  |  430 E. Douglas, Wichita KS 67202