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Hosted by Protective Insurance Company, the Public Transportation Claims + Safety Seminar is your chance to hear from industry experts and network with other safety professionals.

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Monday, November 2

1:​15 – 1:30 p.m.

Welcome and introductions

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Navigating claims of negligent hiring, training and retention when punitive damages are alleged

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Is safety training your weakest link?

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.


3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

When alcohol is served: A look at additional passenger liability

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail reception

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.


Tuesday, November 3

8:00 – 8:50 a.m.


9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Body language recognition: Thinking outside the bus

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


12:30 – 2:45 p.m.

How to assess subject credibility

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.


3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Defensive dispatch: The importance of dispatch on collision avoidance

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Panel discussion

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

OSHA 10-hour General Industry Training course

Hosted at Protective’s headquarters on November 4 - 5

Presented by Protective, this 10-hour, 1 1/2 day course will cover how the provisions of the Occupational Safety & Health Act must be implemented within the transportation industry. It provides important information about how OSHA is involved in the transportation community and how managers and employees can recognize and control common workplace hazards. It is designed specifically for safety directors, risk managers, supervisors or any other personnel responsible for workplace safety.

Training topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health Act, general duty clause, citations
  • Safety and health program design, recordkeeping
  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Emergency action planning and fire prevention
  • Electrical safety
  • Hazard communication
  • Machine guarding
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazardous materials

At the end of this session, participants will be better able to:

  1. Understand the role of OSHA and how to look up standards
  2. Identify common safety exposures in a facility or operation
  3. Improve and develop new programs for compliance
  4. Be a stronger safety leader and help prevent accidents

The course includes a copy of the OSHA General Industry Compliance Manual as well as the presentation materials. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive a wallet-size course completion card issued by the OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer.


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For your convenience, Protective has secured a block of rooms at the Renaissance Indianapolis North at a reduced rate for Monday, November 2, and Tuesday, November 3. Our team is handling reservations and we will cover the cost of the room those nights.

Please note: If you are staying for the OSHA course, you will be responsible for the cost of the extra night on Wednesday, November 4. You will be asked to present a credit card upon checking in to cover it.


​The registration deadline is Friday, October 2, 2015.

Event Information

Event contact:

Katina Tooley
Corporate Events Manager
(317) 452-7409