Risk Control Services Webinar Series

Poms & Associates Risk Control Services will be providing free webinars aimed at managers and supervisors to answer your questions regarding safety, security, and more!

Please join us for the following free seminar that will help you navigate this challenging situation.

Heat Wave - Staying Safe During Record Highs
July 30, 2021, 10:00 AM PDT (11:00 AM MDT)

As heatwaves around the nation set record highs, it is important to make sure your employees are staying safe during extreme weather conditions at work and on the road. In this webinar, we will discuss tips for heat illness prevention as temperatures rise both in the field and in the office. Additionally, with a recent spike in road rage incidents, our experts will discuss driver safety and de-escalation techniques you can use in both your professional and personal lives.

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Webinar Content

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Engaging in the Interactive Process During a Pandemic

January 22, 2021

January 22, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a spike in requests for accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines continue to impact how we conduct business in the United States.

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New Year, Same Pandemic: A Primer on COVID-19 Issues in 2021

January 8, 2021

January 08, 2021 With the new year upon us, the pandemic is still affecting the way we conduct ourselves in both business and our everyday lives. In this webinar, the Poms Risk Control Team provides an overview of new regulations from state and federal agencies including Cal/OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard as well as updates from the Department of Labor and the New Mexico Environment Department.

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Risk Control Roundtable

November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 Poms & Associates employment attorney Rebecca Torrey joins the Risk Control Team to discuss the latest developments and best practices in employment law, human resources, safety, and more. Download PDF Download Changes to CA Family Rights Act PDF Download Family Care and Medical Leave 2021 PDF

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Challenges of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During COVID-19

November 9, 2020

November 6, 2020 The proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has always been important for keeping employees safe from potential hazards in the workplace, and the pandemic has reinforced importance, especially for respiratory protection. Unfortunately, as a side effect of the increased demand for respiratory PPE we have also seen a rise in counterfeit products on the market.

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Mental Health for Remote Work

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 As many continue to work and attend school remotely, the line between work and personal time is more blurred than ever. The Poms Risk Control team discusses the importance of mental health and self-care during the pandemic.

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California Legislative Update

October 9, 2020

October 09, 2020 A flurry of new bills have been enacted by the California Legislature regarding employer obligations and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Poms Risk Control team discusses the impact this legislation will have on California organizations and what you need to do to maintain compliance.

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Legal & Regulatory Update - COVID-19 and Beyond

October 2, 2020

October 02, 2020 The Poms & Associates Risk Control team holds a roundtable discussion addressing regulatory and best practices updates both related and not related to the pandemic from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other state, federal and local agencies.

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Cyber Security in a Work-From-Home Environment

September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 This presentation reviews best practices for cyber security for organizations with a significant amount of their employees working from home. Our panel discusses important issues with managing network vulnerabilities, access points, virtual meeting platforms, and more.

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Everyday Ergonomics for Remote Workers

September 11, 2020

This presentation will review ergonomic items such as job task analysis, review of the importance of breaks/stretches, and an overview of general ergonomic principles for anyone working at home or any other remote scenario. We will also show and discuss examples of modified home workspaces created with limited or no budget to help you design a safer setup for everything from home offices to student virtual learning environments.

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Returning to Work Under California's New Tier System

September 11, 2020

Returning to Work Under California's New Tier System The California Department of Public Health has introduced a new tiered framework that lays out the measures for loosening and tightening restrictions on activities and business openings during the pandemic.