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Date / Time
10/20/2016 - 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

What the Attendee Will Learn: This session will focus on next level risk management as it relates to Operations, Vehicle Maintenance, Driver Technology and overall Safety.  Attendees can expect high quality presentations from industry experts including: Don Jerrell of HNI Risk Solutions, Gary Johnson of Lytx, John Siedl of Insurance Risk Solutions, Clifford Johnson of Acuity and others.  Topics include: Gaining Operations Involvement, Leveraging Technology and Data, Safety Management Cycle vs. Vehicle Maintenance and more.  The day will conclude with a panel discussion on Real World Risk Management Best Practices featuring a number of the days presenters.



Chad Krueger, Acuity

Beginning his post military career at a trucking and warehouse company, Chad has worked in the Safety and Risk Management side of transportation and insurance for almost 20 years.  Acting as the facilitator for this Seminar he has drawn on experts that he has met and worked with over those year.  Chad is a Senior Loss Control Consultant at Acuity Insurance, the host for today’s event.

Don Jerrell, HNI Risk Services: The Importance of Gaining Operational Involvement
Think you can manage risk without buy-in from operations?  Think again!  In this session we will focus on how to communicate with operations in their language.  We will also learn how to make them accountable for risk management and compliance – a key component for risk management

Cliff Johnson, Acuity: Equipment Maintenance and how it relates to the FMCSA’s Safety Management Cycle
The Safety Management Cycle (SMC) is a system developed by the FMCSA that can help your company identify weaknesses that can contribute to a specific loss, crash or violation.  The SMC will help identify root and secondary causes or incidents.  This presentation will show how the SMC directly applies to vehicle maintenance and show how the 6 steps of the SMC are interrelated.

Tom Bray, J.J. Keller & Associates: Using data tracking and trending to prevent future crashes and violations
Past performance is a strong indicator of future performance, unless something is changed. In this session we will look at data sources, internal and external, that carriers can and should be evaluating to see when their potential problem are We will also look at how, and why, to take action based on the data.

Gary Johnson, Lytx: “Human- Machine- Environment” – Understanding the Driver Safety Ecosystem in Today’s World
This presentation will help understand the balance between HME and the impact they have when addressing unsafe behaviors, company risk, vehicle claims and determining the correct safety technology.

John Seidl, Integrated Risk Solutions: Driver Drug and/or Alcohol Use: Leading Indicators, Proper Identification, Prevention Techniques, Appropriate Handling and Liability Pitfalls.
Drug and Alcohol usage and/or possession by Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers is often overshadowed by more frequent violations that adversely affect the more common CSA Unsafe Driving, Hours of Service, and/or Vehicle Maintenance basics.  When they do occur, they can have a profound impact on the motor carrier from a liability standpoint as well as the Drug and Alcohol CSA basic.  This session will discuss various aspects associated Drug and Alcohol Compliance; from prevention of incidents to the proper handling when they do occur.  We will also discuss the ramifications of non-compliance as it relates to FMCSA enforcement action and/or civil litigation.


Schedule / Cost

8:30 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m. – Seminar
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
4:15 p.m. – Adjournment


Members – $135
Non-Members – $175


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