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Upcoming Workshops

Legal Update/Employment Law 2018

Date: November 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PDT
Location: Higgs Fletcher & Mack
401 West A Street, Suite 2600
San Diego, CA 92101-7910

Stay informed on employment law changes for 2018. We will discuss common employer and Human Resources pitfalls and solutions. Below are some of the topics that may be covered:

  • Ban the Box (AB 1008)
  • Salary History Inquiries (AB 168)
  • New Parent Leave Act (SB 63)
  • Immigration Obligations (AB 450)
  • Retaliation Claims (SB 306)
  • Training Requirements for Supervisors (SB 396)
  • General Contractor Liability (AB 1701)
  • Minimum Wage Updates
  • Updated Posters and Forms

Who should attend? Owners, Human Resource Personnel and Office Managers.

Training conducted by: Alexis Gutierrez, Higgs Fletcher & Mack


Previous Workshops

 

Rancho Mesa clients can access the Workshop video library from the Risk Management Center.  Non-clients may request access to a workshop recording by completing the request form.

 

OSHA 10 Workshop

Dates: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 & Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm PDT
Location: MAAC
1355 Third Ave., Room 165
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Learn what you can do to protect your company from significant exposure to liability through this comprehensive safety course designed for the construction industry. Intended to help construction workers prevent incidents, the course covers:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Fall Protection
  • Scaffolds, Cranes, Excavations
  • Material Handling
  • Stairways and Ladders
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • And more!

Who should attend? Owners, Safety Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Construction Workers, and anyone involved in workplace safety.

Training conducted by: ICW Group


Selling Safety

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Presentation: 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Location: Toward Maximum Independence
4740 Murphy Canyon Rd
Second Floor Training Room
San Diego, CA 92123

Convincing employees to be proactive and safe is a difficult task.  Fancy slogans and colorful posters will only take your company so far.  The key to a successful safety programs is meaningful buy-in at all levels.  This requires “selling safety” on a daily basis.  This presentation is designed for company owners, supervisors and foremen who have ultimate responsibility for implementing safety programs.  We’ll discuss several ways to make this happen, taking your company’s safety efforts to the next level!

Who should attend? Owners, Supervisors and Foreman

Training conducted by: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies


Employee Benefits: Using the EaseCentral Platform

Date: August 24, 2017
Check-in: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
280 Riverview Parkway
Building B, Room 205
Santee, CA 92071

Join us for an interactive demonstration of Rancho Mesa’s online employee benefits enrollment portal, EaseCentral. The EaseCentral platform makes it simple to set up and manage benefits, onboard new hires, stay compliant and offer employees one destination for all their human resources information. Workshop attendees will receive priority setup - access to the system within 30 days.

Cut Down Enrollment Time: EaseCentral eliminates the need for paper forms, reduces errors, and gives you access to real-time updates on open enrollment progress.
 
Easy to Set Up: We setup your online enrollment portal with your company logo and employee information.   
 
Increase Employee Engagement: All employees get a unique login to explore and learn about their benefit options and reference information about their elections year round.
 
New: We'll show you EaseCentral's new iOS app, where employees can access benefit information and more!

Who should attend? Owners, Human Resources Personnel, and Office Managers

Training conducted by: EaseCentral

Watch an overview video.


Fraud within the CA Workers' COmpensation System

Date: August 10, 2017
Check-in: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
280 Riverview Parkway
Building B, Room 205
Santee, CA 92071

ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit has been nationally recognized for its significant contribution towards the prosecution of, what California Department of Insurance deemed to be, one of the largest cases of Workers’ Compensation health care fraud in state history.  
Come join ICW Group Special Investigations Unit for an overview of the elements of the cases which made up “Operation Back Lash”,  the role of advanced analytics in the identification of patterns associated with the criminal schemes,  and what can potentially be learned from those patterns.


Attendees will come to better understand the complexity of these criminal schemes as well as ICW Group’s approach to addressing both the symptoms and the fraud disease.  

Who should attend? Owners, CFOs, Human Resources Personnel.

Training conducted by: ICW Group


Payment Remedies Workshop for the Construction Industry

Date: July 20, 2017
Check-in: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
280 Riverview Parkway
Building B, Room 201
Santee, CA 92071

 

Failure to know and comply with requirements can result in a forfeiture of your statutory payment remedies.  This course covers requirements and changes for:

  • Preliminary Notices
  • Lien Waivers & Releases
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Stop Payment Notices
  • Payment Bond Claims
  • Retention Reduction
  • Prompt Payment Deadlines
    and more!

Who should attend? Construction Company Owners, CFOs, and Accounts
Receivable/Payable Managers

Training conducted by: Kevin R. Carlin, Esq. from Carlin Law
Group, APC


Mobility & Stretch Program

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Check-in: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
280 Riverview Parkway
Building B, Room 205
Santee, CA 92071

Implementing a pre-work stretch, when done properly, is a quick and effective solution to reduce the likelihood of back injuries.  The mobility and stretch program was designed to stretch the back with professional landscapers and construction workers in mind.  The program can be executed in minimal time, at any location (yard or on-site) and will not only help employees warm up for the day, but also strengthen their back to help maintain a healthy career.  Join us to learn how to implement our effective Mobility and Stretch Program at your company.

Attend this workshop to:

  • Manage the number one claim in the construction industry.
  • Differentiate your risk profile from your competition which ultimately reflects in your insurance cost.
  • Show your employees their wellbeing and health is important to you and the company.
  • Receive laminated copies and electric version of the stretch program to distribute to your employees.

Who should attend? Owners, Managers, Safety Manager, Supervisors, and Foreman

Training conducted by: Drew Garcia from Rancho Mesa Insurance Services and Collin Dawson from BRZN Fitness


Heat Illness Prevention

Date: Thursday, May 25 2017
Check-in: 8:45 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
280 Riverview Parkway
Building A, Room 201
Santee, CA 92071

Increasing heat safety awareness makes work a safer place for your employees. Get informed and ensure your company is in compliance. This course will cover topics like:

  • Modified temperature guidelines
  • Pre-shift meetings
  • Supervisory expectations
  • Clarification on Access to Water
  • Clarification on Access to Shade
  • Rest & Recovery periods
  • Monitoring employees
  • Weather Monitoring
  • High Heat Procedures
  • Emergency Response

Who should attend? Owners, Safety Directors, Managers, Supervisors, and anyone with responsibilities in safety or training.

Training conducted by: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies


Cyber Liability

Date: May 10, 2017
Check-in: 10:15 am - 10:30 am
Presentation: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: San Diego Christian College
260 Riverview Parkway, Building B, Room 205
Santee, CA 92071

Cyber threats to organizations are a very serious risk.  A data breach can lead to financial damage and a tarnished reputation. In this workshop, we'll cover why you should be concerned with cyber security, legal and regulatory issues, and risk control and assessment tools.

Who should attend? Owners, CFO, Controllers, Human Resource Personnel, IT staff, Managers, and Supervisors.

Training conducted by: Philadelphia Insurance Companies


OSHA 10 for the Construction Industry

Date: April 18-19, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 11455 El Camino Real
First Floor Conference Room
San Diego, CA 92130

Learn what you can do to protect your company from significant exposure to liability through this comprehensive safety course designed for the construction industry. Intended to help construction workers prevent incidents, the course covers:

  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Fall Protection
  • Scaffolds, Cranes, Excavations
  • Material Handling
  • Stairways and Ladders
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • And more!

Who should attend? Owners, Safety Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Construction Workers, and anyone involved in workplace safety.

Training conducted by: ICW Group


Captive Insurance Company Workshop

Date: February 24, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Toward Maximum Independence
4740 Murphy Canyon Road
Second Floor
San Diego, CA 92123

Take control of your company’s insurance costs through ownership in an insurance captive.  Companies have found this option to be both financially beneficial and professionally rewarding.

A captive is designed for companies that are not only interested in controlling insurance costs and retaining investment income, but obtaining high quality coverage and insurance related services.

About Captive Resources
Captive Resources specializes in the creation and administration of member-owned captive insurance companies. They have a time-tested approach that balances potential risk, and profit, arising from businesses’ insurance programs. Recently Rancho Mesa has partnered with Captive Resources in offering their programs to our best customers.

Who should attend? Owners, Human Resources Personnel

Training conducted by: Captive Resources, LLC.


Sexual Harassment Prevention Workshop

Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: San Diego Christian College
200 Riverview Parkway
Building A, Room 201
Santee, CA 92071

California bill AB 1825 requires that all California employers with 50 or more employees must provide two hours of interactive sexual harassment training to their supervisors and managers. This training must occur every two years for each supervisor and manager. Satisfy this state requirement or simply send your employees to keep pace with your internal training requirements. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion.

Who should attend? All management and supervisors

Training conducted by: Meyers Fozi, LLP


Sexual Harassment Prevention Workshop

Date: February 16, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: San Diego Christian College
200 Riverview Parkway
Building A, Room 201
Santee, CA 92071

California bill AB 1825 requires that all California employers with 50 or more employees must provide two hours of interactive sexual harassment training to their supervisors and managers. This training must occur every two years for each supervisor and manager. Satisfy this state requirement or simply send your employees to keep pace with your internal training requirements. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion.

Who should attend? All management and supervisors

Training conducted by: Equal Parts Consulting


Employment Law 2017 Workshop

Date: January 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Toward Maximum Independence
4740 Murphy Canyon Road
Second Floor
San Diego, CA 92123

Stay informed on employment law changes for 2017. We will discuss common employer and HR pitfalls and solutions. Bring your questions, as we will spend time where participants have the most need.  Below are some of the topics that may be covered:  

Who should attend? Owners, Human Resource Personnel and Officer Managers.

Training conducted by: Meyers Fozi, LLP