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GRIP Education Meeting

Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
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GRIP Educational Training

Our GRIP Provider, ERNwest, has two great, free sessions you can attend in the same day to help you make sure you're making the most out of your GRIP member benefits.

Getting Your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety

10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

You will be provided with strategies and tools necessary to be successful in the GRIP retrospective rating program. Industry experts will address keeping your workplace safe, keeping control of your workers' comp claims, and how to best reduce your workers' comp costs in the future. This is a great training for companies new to the group, as well as a refresher for established participants. Training is provided by Employer Resources Northwest (ERNwest), the third-party administrator of the GRIP program.

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The Elements of a Successful Investigation

12:30–2 p.m. with Digistream Investigations

Have you experienced a workers’ comp claim that was riddled with red flags? Maybe you question the severity of an injury or you think your worker may be participating in activities beyond their medical restrictions. Whatever the case, a questionable claim can cause a lot of headache, stress, and excessively high costs for your business. Join the team at Digistream Investigations to hear real-life examples of surveillance cases and to get a thorough understanding of the essential elements of an investigation.

  • Identify common challenges posed in different investigative disciplines
  • Learn about cutting-edge tools and technology available for investigations
  • Understand best investigative practices and the infrastructure required to execute them
  • Experience different case examples to gain knowledge about how a proper investigative infrastructure ensures best results

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