What’s New at National Comp 2022: Risk and Insurance

Find out what the National Corporate Conference has in store for you from October 19-21 in Las Vegas.

Another exciting National Corporate Conference It’s here, and our team is passionate about bringing the best to workers compensation attendees, from breakout sessions all the way to the show floor.

Sessions on hot topics – the opioid epidemic, return to work initiatives, legal trends for current workers companies and more – are designed to meet the needs of our audience and assist them in their continuing education in workers’ companies.

One thing we know for sure, October 19-21 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is going to be full of opportunity.

For attendees who are still adjusting their conference schedules, here are some of the highlights that are sure to inspire interest.

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Meet Dr. Casey Choswood

session: Casting Worker Companies of the Future: What’s Next for Worker Safety, Health, and Welfare?

where: Bayside Hall A

When: 8:30 a.m., Wednesday. October 19

Our conference begins with Dr. Casey Choswood, director of the Office of Public Health for Workers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Risk & Insurance® Had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Chuswood before the conference to find out what this energizing keynote address had in store. Read more here.

Can’t Miss: 4 Award-Winning Worker Comp Programs

Teddy winners show

session: Steal these ideas! Teddy Award winning employers showcase their successful strategies

where: Bayside Hall A

When: 8:30 a.m., Thursday October, 20

This year, four Teddy Award-winning workers compensation programs will take the stage to share their success stories. But before the session, attendees can provide themselves with background information through the profiles of the 2022 Teddy Prize winners below.

AGCO puts injured workers first

AGCO Corp’s Jackson operations transformed the workers compensation program by focusing on one claim at a time and putting the injured worker first, and the organization was awarded the 2022 Teddy Award. Read about AGCO’s journey over here.

INTEGRIS Health earns a second doll

INTEGRIS Health’s efforts to continually improve the workers’ comp program and its dedication to helping hospital staff earned her a second Teddy Award. READ ABOUT THE INTEGRIS JOURNEY over here.

The Elwyn Foundation changed its narrative

With a workers compensation program at a crossroads, the Elwyn Foundation has combined the company’s pillars to reform its approach to treating work injuries. Read more about Elwyn’s journey over here.

Quads using sports training

When Quad began rethinking its ergo program in 2017, little did they know that hiring industrial gym trainers would boost morale, lead to less serious on-the-job injuries, and a 2022 Teddy award to boot. Read about Quad’s Journey over here.

Sessions guaranteed to make you think

There are so many fun sessions in store this week, and it’s hard for us even to choose which ones to attend! But we picked a few to peruse when you finish filling out your National Comp schedule.

Turnover puts lives and dollars at risk

sessionDo you consider disadvantaged populations in your vocational training?

where: sitting room 5

When: 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 19

As employers scramble to retain their company’s employees, safety trainings that speak to the needs of underserved workers can be a key part of avoiding employee turnover due to injuries. learn more.

5 ways Texas Mutual advances in its mission

session: Develop insurance talent through work-based learning

where: Session Room 4

When: 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 19

Training in the insurance industry, broader career development opportunities, and better healthcare for underserved communities are all intertwined in the mission of a workers relocation company. learn more.

The best pain reliever doesn’t come in a bottle

session: Pain management that is easy to swallow: Non-drug alternatives

where: Session Room 1

When: 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19

Kinetic therapies have countless benefits in and of themselves. Here’s how they help fight the opioid epidemic. learn more.

3 ways to prevent costly teleworking claims

session: Remote employees are here to stay. What does that mean for the industry?

where: Session Room 6

When: 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19

Attorney Megan Jones shares her top tips for anticipating injury claims in the new hybrid and remote work environment. learn more.

4 Reasons why workers are injured is what they eat

session: Foods that heal and aid recovery – the value of nutrition for workers’ companies

where: Bayside B – Comp National Theatre

When: 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19

What we eat affects every system in our bodies. After an injury has occurred, patients need support to understand the role food plays in recovery. learn more.

Are these legal trends on your radar?

session: Workers Compensation Regulatory Trends You Need to Know Heading Toward 2023

where: Session Room 1

When: 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19

Upcoming elections and fee schedule changes related to Medicare and medical marijuana are among the issues WC legal and regulatory experts are watching. learn more.

This Employer Reduced MSDs by 86%

session: How Rehrig Pacific Cut MSDs by 86%

where: Session Room 6

When: 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19

Ririg Pacific shares the key secrets of its success in reducing employee musculoskeletal injuries by 86%. learn more.

5 myths using cannabis in plague toilets

session: Cannabis and behavioral care – facts and fiction

where: Session Room 2

When: 10:30 a.m., Thursday 20 October

Two of the most important documents in workers’ companies debunk key myths the industry must contend with surrounding cannabis use amid the substance’s legal momentum. learn more.

Your Claims Strategy and Your Brand

session: Yes, claims management is part of your company’s branding. How these strategies can help raise it

where: Session Room 5

When: 10:30 a.m., Thursday 20 October

Top employers discuss how organizations can improve their brand presence by enhancing their claims management strategies. learn more.

Are weather hazards a problem for workers’ companies?

session: Protecting workers and employers from the impact of climate change

where: Session Room 1

When: 12:30 PM, Thursday 20 October

Jeff Rush of the California JPIA says climate change poses huge risks to workforce safety. Employers must understand their exposure. learn more.

Other conference events to attend

No national company is complete without a trip to Exhibitors Hall, where networking and sharing of ideas will be in full swing. The most popular CompTalks We’re back, with more valuable information from the industry experts who live and breathe workers’ companies every day.

Don’t forget to swing risk and insurance Booth to meet a few of our editors and share your thoughts on the challenges and priorities you see in workers’ companies in this year’s conference survey sponsored by Healthesystems.

Happy National Company 2022! We can’t wait to see you there. &

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