10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North 264
Format: Building Knowledge Session
Level of Content: Novice
Track: Codes, Standards & Safety
Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)
Appropriate for: Remodelers, Subcontractors & Specialty Trade Contractors, Single Family - All
Matthew Murphy, SEE, Inc., Keedysville, MD
Marcus Odorizzi, City of Rockville, Rockville, MD
What It’s About:
OSHA tells us that companies in the U.S. spend an astounding $170 billion annually on costs associated with workplace injuries and illnesses. However, businesses that establish an effective safety and risk management system have been able to reduce these costs by 20 to 40 percent. This session will demonstrate how accidents can impact your company's bottom line, explain insurance EMR rates and how these affect your business, and provide ideas and tips for improving jobsite safety so you can reduce injuries and claims.
What You'll Learn:
Understand how work-related injuries, illnesses and property & liability claims impact your company's bottom line and how EMR rates are calculated.
Learn how to define, measure and mitigate these risks, and how to conduct internal audits to prevent future losses.
Discover how to implement safety and risk management systems to reduce workplace injuries and common liability claims.