CHICAGO--(May 04, 2010)--The Risk Control unit of CNA insurance companies recently announced its
School of Risk Control Excellence Webinar series for the month of May.
Offered on a complimentary basis to CNA producers, policyholders and
potential customers, the Webinars help participants better understand
various business risks and applicable risk control solutions.
This month's featured Webinars respond to the specific needs of the
manufacturing and construction industries. Following is a list of
classes/topics and the corresponding dates (all classes are offered at 2
p.m. Eastern Time):
Drugs & Alcohol on the Job: What Do Employers Need to Know? -
Research indicates that illicit drug use and alcohol/drug dependence
vary across industries and occupations. Mary Hines, president of SAPAA
(Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association), and CNA Risk
Control will discuss drug and alcohol use in various industries and what
employers need to know about how this impacts the workplace. As an
added bonus, CNA policyholders can join SAPAA for the balance of this
calendar year for FREE.
Electrical Arc Flash Safety and Risk Management - May 11
Electrical losses can impact equipment, workers and business costs. Joe
Weigel, from Schneider Electric, will present an overview of the NFPA
70E 2009 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. He will also
discuss facility and employer responsibilities for compliance to the
NFPA 70E Standards, and the current status of OSHA's enforcement.
Labels and Warnings in Product Liability Prevention - May 17
The most common allegation in a product liability lawsuit is that of a
failure to warn. CNA Risk Control will share the latest changes in
labels, warnings and instruction standards, and how to maintain product
Managing the Latino Workforce - May 21
According to Hector Escarcega of Bilingual Solutions International,
effective intercultural communication creates a profitable workplace.
Escarcega will discuss quality, production and safety, and provide
valuable insight for closing the communication and cultural gap when
training and communicating with your Spanish-speaking workforce.
Motion is Money - Building your Business Economy - May 27
This Webinar is designed to help you recognize how the aging workforce
affects your business operations and how motion in the work environment
affects productivity, efficiency, and bottom line profitability.
Since its inception in 2005, the school has increased courses from 16 to
more than 200; with over 75 courses featured in the 2010 catalog.
Specific courses are also available in Spanish. For additional
information about CNA Risk Control and its Webinar series, visit www.cna.com/riskcontrol
or call 866-262-0540.
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's
seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th
largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include
standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other
property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management,
information services, underwriting, risk control and claims
administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com.
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Katrina Parker, 312-822-5167
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