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Congress is in Session-"Safety Congress" That Is!

Posted by Kristen Haning on Mar 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you weren’t one of the 7,500 people who attended the Ohio Safety Congress this month you may not have heard the buzz surrounding safety changes under the new Trump Administration. Below is a rundown of some recent regulation changes and other safety updates to keep top of mind this month.

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Topics: Safety, OSHA, Spooner Incorporated, Safety Roundtable, Business Continuity, Howie Eberts

Emphasis on Safety

Posted by Julie King on Dec 14, 2016 8:16:32 AM

Spooner Incorporated, WIRE-Net Member Since 2006

Spooner, a risk management consulting firm in Westlake, was founded in 1975 by Tom Spooner to offer consulting on union negotiations, handbook policies, and safety. Their proactive philosophy and best practices focus on preventing excessive compensation and medical costs in claims and assisting employees in early, healthy return to work.

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Topics: Membership, Member Profile, Spooner Incorporated

Nuts & Bolts Bash Wrap Up

Posted by Mari-Elen Sammon on Oct 17, 2015 11:00:00 AM

The annual Nuts & Bolts Bash, presented by Spooner Incorporated, is WIRE-Net's signature fundraiser that launches our giving season with generous sponsorships and donations of in-kind prizes or cash that is invested in our mission-driven activities.

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Topics: Spooner Incorporated, Nuts & Bolts Bash, Annual Appeal

What is Group Retro?

Posted by Spooner Incorporated on Aug 19, 2015 3:18:27 PM

The latest trend in Ohio’s workers’ compensation industry is participation in a group retrospective rating program. Don’t be confused by the name “group” because group rating and group retrospective rating are two very different programs.

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Topics: Membership, Cost-Saving Programs, Spooner Incorporated, Group Retro Rating, Miceli Dairy Products Company

Where Manufacturers Go to Find Safety Advice and Training

Posted by Julie King on Aug 7, 2015 1:00:20 PM

Safety is serious business for manufacturers. From Personal Protective Equipment to OSHA record keeping, plant managers could use a full-time safety manager.

WIRE-Net’s preferred provider, Spooner Incorporated, offers a wide variety of safety services from training on safety issues, investigations of serious incidents, to creating written plans and representation at OSHA informal conferences.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Safety, OSHA, Cost-Saving Programs, Spooner Incorporated

Is Your Company Paying Too Much for Workers' Compensation?

Posted by Andy Lembach on Jul 30, 2015 1:23:00 PM

Every year manufacturers around Ohio miss out on the opportunity to save on workers’ compensation because the process is very confusing. Ohio has a monopolistic system where most employers’ only option for workers’ compensation insurance is from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). 

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Topics: Membership, Workers' Compensation, Spooner Incorporated, Cost Savings Programs

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