TIA: Learn to manage risk at free seminar

March 23, 2015

The Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) preferred provider of business and workers’ compensation insurance is hosting a risk management seminar targeted for tire dealers May 18-20, 2015, in Owatonna, Minn.

The “Risk Management Academy” seminar will be held at the headquarters of Federated Mutual Insurance Co.

TIA says the seminar is designed specifically for owners and key employees who are responsible for implementing risk management strategies at their tire dealership. The seminar targets specific risk management concerns for the tire industry, and Federated understand the risks inherent with tire and auto dealers.

Key agenda items include:

* distracted driving;

* hiring, screening and retaining employees;

* claims handling;

* employment-related practices liability;

* implementing a drug and alcohol free workplace; and

* major loss areas in the tire industry.

“This is an excellent opportunity for TIA members to learn to prevent losses that are chipping away at the bottom line. Participants will also have the chance to connect with industry peers who are facing similar challenges,” says TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield.

There is no charge for TIA members to attend this seminar as it is a TIA member benefit. Attendees, however, are responsible for the cost of travel, lodging (at a discounted rate), and incidental meals. Space is limited to 25 persons.

To register, contact Royetta Spurgeon at 507-455-5604 or [email protected] or visit www.federatedinsurance.com.