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Workers' Compensation Considerations for an Employer from 3 Perspectives: Legal, Risk Management, and Healthcare

March 03, 2020
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Pine Lakes
5603 Granddaddy Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


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Learn the ins and outs of Worker's Comp for Employers from the perspective of an Attorney, a Healthcare consultant, and a former OSHA employee. 

The objective of this interactive Panel discussion is teach members:

  1. Strategies to prevent Worker's Compensation Claims
  2. Effective ways to deter employees from filing false Worker's Compensation Claims
  3. How to Minimize Worker's Compensation Claims Costs

Followed by a Q&A

Presented by:

Will Oncken, Attorney, Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A.

Will Oncken is part of Turner Padget's Employment & Worker's Compensation Group. After graduating with his J.D. and Master of Human Resources degrees, he worked as a human resources professional with a large Fortune 500 Manufacturing company and helped deal with local union issues, employee relations issues, and recruiting initiatives. He then moved on and began his legal career as a plantiff's and claimant's attorney at a leading civil litigation firm handling worker's compensation claims and personal injury cases. He has also served in the military on a part-time basis since 2012.

Shannon King, Corporate Health Consultant, Tidelands Health

Shannon King helps businesses to establish wellness programs. She works with local businesses to help them utilize their health and worker's compensation insurance to assist employees schedule their preventative screenings, general health appointments, and connect them with a primary care doctor. In addition, she helps coordinate onsite drug screening, blood pressure and BMI screenings, including an onsite lab for annual testing.

Shannon works with Tidelands Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties.

Jake Jennings, Director of Risk Control, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.

Jake Jennings has over 30 years of experience in the safety and health field with extensive knowledge in many areas. Some of his risk control services for clients include providing General Safety Audits, Worker's Comp Claims analysis & prevention strategies, Safety & Health Training, assistance in writing and implementing safety programs, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws, assistance with completion of carrier recommendations, and assistance with OSHA mediation.

Prior to joining Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Jake was the Risk Control Manager for the SC School Boards Insurance Trust (2 self-insured school pools), the Training and Development Director/Assistant VPP Coordinator for the Office of OSHA Voluntary Programs, and an OSHA Compliance Officer with the SC Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Please submit your Question for the March Q&A Now!

Last month, we started our meeting with a question submitted by a chapter member and conducted a roundtable discussion at the beginning of our meeting. We are happy to report the Q&A session was a resounding success.

Please submit your HR Question for consideration as the Question for our March Meeting to:   [email protected] or [email protected]

The question can be related to any issue you have, strategy you are interested in implementing, or an idea you would like to discuss. Two minds are better than one and why deal with something on your own, when others are dealing with the same thing?

Put your question out to the group and get open, honest answers to help you reach for success!






$20.00 COHR Member Ticket

$10.00 Student COHR Member Ticket

$35.00 Non-Member/Guest

$0.00 1st Time Guest Ticket