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Connell’s 2020 Spring Seminar

Held on Friday, March 6th, 2020

“Taking a Proactive Approach to Managing your Workers’ Compensation Program”


1st Featured Speaker: Sam Palmer, CSP, MS-OSH – VP Loss Control – UBIC

Subject: “Benefits of a Strong Safety Program”

Sam discusses how to implement a strong safety program starting from the top down.  He helps employers understand how having a strong safety program will reduce the chances of injuries and save money, and also how to set safety guidelines and show them ways to clearly communicate the expectations to their employees.

2nd Featured Speaker: Mike Linn, MSPT – Peak Performance Physical Therapy

Subject: “Physical Therapy Roles in the Injured Worker Case”

Mike has 20+ years experience of treating injured workers.  Mike shares the importance of having a strong Return to Work program and how physical therapy is/can be an important aspect of helping your injured employees return to the job as quickly and safely as possible.  Mike also discusses Post Offer Employment Testing and the pros and cons of utilizing this tool with your new hires.