CE Region SchoolComp 2023-2024
Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/08/2024 at 9:00 AM (EST)
Date: March 8, 2024
Location: OASBO Conference Center | 98 Commerce Park Dr | Westerville OH 43082
Meet your 2-hour requirement for safety training, hear the latest on OASBO & OSBA’s SchoolComp program, WC and UC updates & more.
The workshop is free and open to all school districts, regardless of which Worker’s Compensation Group or Program you participate in, brought to you by the OASBO & OSBA SchoolComp program, administered by Sedgwick
*All regional seminars are in-person with the Central region being offered as a hybrid with zoom links and recording.
**This seminar also qualifies for one safety council external training credit. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS CREDIT.
Welcome and Introductions
Presenter: Rejeana Woolum-Napier, Member Services Manager, Sedgwick
Claims Management Tools: Understanding the BWC Claims Process
Attendees will learn how Ohio’s workers’ compensation system works, what to do when an injury occurs, understanding the claim and claim appeal process as well as some cost containment strategies.
Presenters: Kiesha Martin, Client Services Representative, Sedgwick MCO
Rejeana Woolum-Napier, Member Services Manager, Sedgwick
Unemployment in Ohio Now
An overview of “Unemployment in Ohio Now” will provide necessary information and updates impacting the districts on Fraudulent claims, Reasonable Assurance, and Hearings, while protecting the district from potential costs.
Presenter: Pam Aulby, Client Services Representative, Sedgwick
Understanding Your PERRP Recordkeeping Responsibilities
This presentation is intended to be a high-level overview of the PERRP recordkeeping requirements for public employers in Ohio. We will discuss how to determine whether an injury or claim is recordable, how to complete the forms, as well as review the key requirements including compliance dates, exemptions, posting requirements and records retention. There will be examples and time for questions and answers, as well as information on how to complete your required annual filing online to BWC.
Presenter: Andy Sawan, Risk Services Specialist, Sedgwick
Client Services Manager, Sedgwick
Rejeana Woolum-Napier is a Client Services Manager for Sedgwick. Rejeana has more than twenty years of experience in the Ohio Workers' Compensation industry; working with Ohio employers on claim resolution, cost containment strategies and overall risk management. Currently, Rejeana works with various organizations and trade associations offering the best possible solutions within their current workers’ compensation programs.
Prior to her current role, Rejeana has also worked in human resources, medical case management and safety consulting. During this time, she worked directly with Ohio employers regarding claim mitigation strategies, treatment authorizations, safe and timely return to work as well as on-site safety inspections. She also previously served on the Executive Board for the Safety Council of Greater Columbus.
Rejeana majored in political science at Columbus State Community College and has also completed extensive training in medical management and safety. She currently holds OSHA certifications in both construction and general industry.
Client Services Representative, Sedgwick MCO
Kiesha Martin has been an Account Executive with Sedgwick MCO since 2018, dedicated to simplifying the managed care process by assisting with controlling cost, client education and safety management programs. Kiesha received a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Dominican University. Kiesha has over 25 years’ experience in the workers compensation industry from claims management, hearings, self-insured and account management.
Hearing Consultant, Sedgwick
Pamela has more than 33 years of experience in unemployment and workers’ compensation. Pam has been with Sedgwick since 2004 and has been a Hearing Consultant for both unemployment and workers’ compensation. Pam is well versed in the unemployment hearing process, witness preparation and representing employers in all states. Over her career, Pam held such roles as claims examiner, hearing representative, account executive and manager.
Risk Services Specialist, Sedgwick
Mr. Sawan has been in the Safety, Health and Environmental field for over 29 years. During his well-rounded career, he has worked in the consulting, manufacturing and Healthcare industries. In his various professional roles, he has worked to improve the safety conditions and maintain environmental compliance in these industries. In his current role with Sedgwick, Andy specializes in customer safety training, development of written safety policies and procedures, conducting educational presentations and recordkeeping compliance. He currently resides with his family in Akron, Ohio.