Purpose of Today’s Meeting Introduce 2009 Executive Safety Committee Thank Safety and Claims Coordinators Tell You How We’re Doing Highlight 2009 JIF Safety Initiatives Introduce 2009 Safety Incentive Program Present 2008 Safety Incentive Awards
Thank You Fund Professionals Conner Strong Risk –Safety Director Scibal Associates –Claims Administrator CSG/CHN –Managed Care Provider AJG Risk Management Services Inc. –Administrator
Welcome Ray Townsend Fund Chair City of North Wildwood
Introducing the 2009 Executive Safety Committee Joann Cioeta, Chair, Ocean City Jodi Kahn, Egg Harbor City Ed Beck, Linwood City Kimberly Hodsdon, Estell Manor Robert Smith, Cape May City Maryann Merlino, Waterford Township Diane Patterson, Downe Township Rob Flynn, West Cape May Borough George Savastano, Sea Isle City Lucy Samuelson, Port Republic City John D’Agostino, Jr., D’Agostino Agency Mike Thomas, Glenn Insurance Agency Eugene Siracusa, Siracusa-Kauffman Agency Tom Byrne, J. Byrne Agency Stan Gunnison, CJ Adams Dave Miller, CJ Adams
2009 Safety Coordinators l Terry Dolan, City of Absecon l Ed Dean, Borough of Avalon l Dennis McKenna, City of Brigantine l William Nimohay, Borough of Buena l Diane Morgan, Buena Vista Township l Robert Smith, City of Cape May l Joe Nietubicz, Cape May Point l Hannah Nichols, Commercial Township l William Collins, City of Corbin City l Karen Seifrit, Deerfield Township l Clarence Ryan, Dennis Township l Mike Day, Downe Township l Thomas Henshaw, City of Egg Harbor l Dale Goodreau, Egg Harbor Township Thanks for a Job Well Done!
2009 Safety Coordinators l Kimberly Hodsdon, City of Estell Manor l Paula Bradley, Borough of Folsom l Raymond Farrell, Galloway Township l Lisa Hedrick, Hamilton Township l Chris Ballin, Town of Hammonton l Anthony Strazzeri, City of Linwood l Rich Hirsch, Borough of Longport l Brian Marker, Lower Township l Daniel Adams, City of Margate l Kathy Meers, Middle Township l Bob Polise, City of Millville l Dawn Stollenwerk, Mullica Township l Sam Barbagli, Borough of Newfield l Lew Ostrander, City of North Wildwood l Cindy Ruffo, City of Northfield l Charlotte Moyer, City of Ocean City Thanks for a Job Well Done!
2009 Safety Coordinators l Robert Oglesby, City of Pleasantville l Lucy Samuelson, City of Port Republic l Eva Feeley, Sea Isle City l Tom Venafro, City of Somers Point l Grant Russ, Borough of Stone Harbor l Vicki Vagnarelli, Upper Deerfield Twp. l Jay Potter, Upper Township l Thomas Klein, City of Ventnor l John Knoll, Waterford Township l Kate Killian, Borough of West Cape May l Dorothy Tomlin, West Wildwood Borough l Ronald Carroll, Weymouth Township l Gordon Ball, City of Wildwood l Kevin Yecco, Borough of Wildwood Crest l James Gurdgiel., Borough of Woodbine Thanks for a Job Well Done!
2009 Claims Coordinators l Terry Dolan, City of Absecon l Andy Bednarek, Borough of Avalon l Karen Thomas, City of Brigantine l Maryann Coraluzzo, Borough of Buena l Cindi LoGuidice, Buena Vista Township l Jean Davis, City of Cape May l Constance Mahon, Boro of Cape May Point l Hannah Nichols, Commercial Township l Joanne Siedlecki, City of Corbin City l Annette Velez, Deerfield Township l Janice Kenney, Dennis Township l Diane Patterson, Downe Township l Lillian DeBow, City of Egg Harbor l Eileen Tedesco, Egg Harbor Township Report all claims promptly! Thanks for a Job Well Done!
2009 Claims Coordinators l Kimberly Hodsdon, City of Estell Manor l Gail A. Macera, Borough of Folsom l Diane Grams, Galloway Township l Mary Kelly, Hamilton Township l April Boyer Maimone, Town of Hammonton l Anthony Strazzeri, City of Linwood l Rich Hirsch, Borough of Longport l Marie Lomonaco, Lower Township l Lisa McLaughlin, City of Margate l Vera Kalish, Middle Township l Regina Burke, City of Millville l Kimberly Johnson, Mullica Township l Toni Van Camp, Borough of Newfield l Maureen Thall, City of North Wildwood l Mary Canesi, City of Northfield Report all claims promptly! Thanks for a Job Well Done!
2009 Claims Coordinators l Joann Hilinski, City of Ocean City l Cindy Hineline/Gayle Eaves, City of Pleasantville l Lucy Samuelson, City of Port Republic l Eva Feeley, Sea Isle City l Carol Degrassi, City of Somers Point l Jim Nicola, Borough of Stone Harbor l Vicki Vagnarelli, Upper Deerfield Township l Terry Smuz, Upper Township l Julie Harron,City of Ventnor l Anita Wilson, Waterford Township l Elaine Wallace, West Cape May l Dorothy Tomlin, West Wildwood Borough l Bonnie Yearsley, Weymouth Township l Gordon Ball, City of Wildwood l Janelle Holzmer, Borough of Wildwood Crest l Lisa Garrison, Borough of Woodbine Report all claims promptly! Thanks for a Job Well Done!
Safety Calendars Increase safety awareness Encourage safe behavior Post prominently in all work areas 2009 JIF Keeps the JIF safety message visible all year long!
Safety Posters Lift it Right Winter Driving Save Driving Distances Keeps the safety message visible everyday! Commit to Safety Prevent Slips & Falls Back up Safely
Optional Safety Budget Members will be reimbursed for safety related expenditures. Updated in monthly Agenda Packet. You cannot claim your allowance in advance. You must claim all of your funds by December 31, 2009. $138,000
What’s New… Helping Towns Help Themselves “Safety First” Orientation “101 Days of Summer” “Rights & Duties of a Volunteer” Custom DVDs
Shared Successes REVISED SAFETY POLICY 100% of members adopted the revised 2008 Safety Policy by Resolution 100% of members submitted Safety Contracts and meaningful Safety Improvement Objectives on time
Shared Successes SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAM 100 % of full year members qualified for an incentive award in 2008 Average member score was 89% More members achieved “Gold” tier 98% of the safety monies were claimed by members and put to good use
SIP RESULTS 100 % of Members Qualified for SIP awards 10 Gold Silver 15 Silver 10 Bronze 8 Qualifiers All 43 members that were part of the JIF for all of 2008 qualified! 101510 Plus 8 Qualifiers
Shared Successes SAFETY TRAINING 3,270 Atlantic JIF employees attended MSI classes during 2008 - highest utilization in the state More members are using the MSI Learning Management System More members are using the free on-line safety training resources at NJMEL.org
Regional Training Provided in 2008 Indoor Air Quality Workshop Safety Coordinators’ Roundtable Seasonal Orientation Life Guard Workshop Police Chiefs’ Roundtable DPW Superintendents’ Roundtable Attendance at Regional Training Workshops rose to 85 %
Advanced Safety Leadership Program (ASL) Longport hosted ASL program in January 2009 2 day program for managers & supervisors Participants receive 10 Mgmt CEUs OSHA Outreach Program: “10 Hour Card” 9 participants from ATLANTIC JIF will be recognized for completing the full 10 hr program
Advanced Safety Leadership Atlantic JIF – January 15& 22 Morris JIF – March 17 & 24 Monmouth / Ocean JIFs – May 8 & 15 TRICO JIF – August 11 & 18 Bergen JIF – October 20 & 27
Shared Successes Claims Reporting & Transitional Duty 84% of all WC claims were reported in 3 days or less JIF members used 78% of their Transitional Duty “Opportunity Days” 12 members had No Lost Time Cases!
Lost Time Accident Frequency Rate Good Trend! An Opportunity for Improvement in 2009
Do All These Safety Activities Have an Impact on our Claims? Leadership & direction Providing a safe working environment Constant reinforcement of message Accident investigations Finding ways to do our work safer & more efficiently
Police Ad Hoc Committee Provide direction and leadership on issues related to police participation in safety programs. Encourage Accreditation Process Members of Ad Hoc Committee –Egg Harbor Twp – Chief Catania –Hamilton – Chief McKeen –North Wildwood – Chief Matteucci –Northfield – Chief James
Police Ad Hoc Initiatives Transitional Duty Respiratory Protection for Law Enforcement Accident Investigation / Driver Review Panels Police Liability Seminars Crossing Guard Safety Initiative
Law Enforcement Accreditation Program Administered by NJSACOP Participation is encouraged by JIF / MEL $500 Application Fee waived for JIF members JIF will reimburse 50% of Accreditation & Re-accreditation fee upon completion Up to $1,000 Reimbursement of Fee Available from the MEL 5% discount on liability will be offered to accredited agencies
ACM Accredited Police Departments Egg Harbor Twp. Cape May Galloway Middle Twp Ocean City Stone Harbor Brigantine Have completed the NJ Police Accreditation Program !
Atlantic JIF Departments In Process of Becoming Accredited Hammonton Longport Margate City Ventnor Hamilton Pleasantville Lower Township North Wildwood Wildwood Crest Millville
Video Resources @ NJMEL.org MEL Video Library: Over 600 videos - More new titles added On line Videos: 15 videos that can be viewed by members on line Password = “mel”
Custom Video Resources on NJMEL.org “101 Days of Summer” (2008) Urban Driving & “Survival Driving” (2008) The Rights & Duties of a Volunteer in Local Government Safety First in All We Do Storm Water Management Training Street Smart is Street Safe (Crossing Guards)
2009 Regional Training Safety Coordinator R/T – Immediately following today’s breakfast CDL / Fleet Safety Workshop – March 31, 2009 Safety Awareness – Bus operators – April 23, 2009 Seasonal Orientation Tips – May 7, 2009 Police Chief Roundtable – June 18, 2009 DPW Superintendents’ - September 29, 2009
Safety Coordinator NUTS & BOLTS Help new Safety Coordinators understand their position Assist existing Safety Coordinators May 18, 2009 Kerri Brooke Caterers Hammonton
New and Revised MSI Classes for 2009! Over 1300 classes in 2008 – 45 different topics MSI registrations topped 27,000 statewide!! Bloodborne Pathogen Train-the-Trainer Heavy Equipment – 7 new modules Confined Space Entry – Permit Required Fork Lift Certification Class Respiratory Protection for Law Enforcement Ladder Safety / Fall Protection (revised) CDL Reasonable Suspicion (new format) Seasonal Public Works (Snow Plow / Leaf Vac) Involve Supervisors in Training!
Course Run Time Adjustments To make better use of training time To better fit your schedules …. Haz Com Initial - Reduced to 2 hrs Haz Com Refresher – 1 hr Haz Mat Awareness – 3 hr
MSI Learning Management System On-line MSI class registration Order videos on line Plan & track safety training Record external (non-MSI) learning events Telephone HELP Line: 1-866-661-5120 On-site Assistance Available
2009 Challenges Find ways to stretch resources Use on-line training resources Use your safety monies wisely Options on Regional Training sessions Network with other Safety Coordinators Ask for help….
2008 Safety Incentive Program The Results are in!
The Rewards JIF LEVELSCORE% of Based Earned X- Small SmallMediumLargeX- Large GOLD<95%130%$1,700$2,250$2,650$3,050$3,500 SILVER<90%120%$1,400$1,800$2,200$2,600$3,000 BRONZE<85%110%$1,200$1,500$1,900$2,200$2,500 QUALIFIER<75%100%$1,000$1,300$1,600$1,900$2,200
Exceptional Performance Awards And the winner is....
Beat the Three Year JIF Average Loss Ratio (82.3%) Upper Township (80.5%) Avalon (80.5%) Hammonton (74.2%) Ocean City (74.1%) Wildwood (73.5%) Somers Point (68.9%) Cape May (68.0%) Fund Years 2005 – 2007 - As of 12/31/08
Beat the Three Year JIF Average Loss Ratio (82.3%) Mullica (68.0%) Buena (67.6%) Buena Vista (65.9%) Middle Township (62.4%) Waterford (61.9%) North Wildwood (61.7%) Fund Years 2005 – 2007 - As of 12/31/08
Beat the Three Year JIF Average Loss Ratio (82.3%) Linwood (39.9%) Upper Deerfield (39.7%) Woodbine (39.2%) Wildwood Crest (38.7%) Egg Harbor City (32.1%) Margate (30.9%) Fund Years 2005 – 2007 - As of 12/31/08
Beat the Three Year JIF Average Loss Ratio (82.3%) Estell Manor (27.0%) Corbin City (25.0%) Cape May Point (20.2%) Commercial (18.1%) Newfield (14.4%) Folsom (0%) Fund Years 2005 – 2007 - As of 12/31/08
Lost Time Accident Frequency Rate Great Job! An Opportunity for Improvement in 2009
Zero Lost Time Accidents in 2008 Cape May Point Commercial Twp. Corbin City Downe Twp. Estell Manor Zero Lost Time
Zero Lost Time Accidents in 2008 Zero Lost Time Folsom Newfield West Cape May West Wildwood Weymouth Woodbine
Significant Reduction in Lost Time Accident Rate Buena Borough –5.88 in 2007 –1.16 in 2008 Good Job! Brigantine –4.93 in 2007 –0.41 in 2008 West Wildwood –4.26 in 2007 –“0” in 2008
Significant Reduction in Lost Time Accident Rate Pleasantville –7.34 in 2007 –2.33 in 2008 Good Job! Waterford –7.02 in 2007 –0.86 in 2008 Hammonton –8.00 in 2007 –1.44 in 2008
Significant Reduction in Lost Time Accident Rate Good Job! Estell Manor –8.16 in 2007 –“0” in 2008
Best Claims Reporting Record Buena Vista Deerfield Estell Manor Mullica Newfield BEST All Claims Reported in Less than 3 Days!
Best Claims Reporting Record Pleasantville Waterford West Wildwood Weymouth Woodbine BEST All Claims Reported in Less than 3 Days!
Modified Duty Work Days Used 100% of Available Days Used! Deerfield Township Egg Harbor City Hamilton Township Hammonton Linwood City Longport Borough
Modified Duty Work Days Used Middle Township Mullica Township Margate City Northfield City Pleasantville City Somers Point City Waterford Township 100% of Available Days Used!
Special Recognition Award Winners Recognition Plaque plus Lunch! Hank Kolakowski Linwood: Ed Beck, Linwood Fund Commissioner nominated: Hank Kolakowski & the DPW 702 days without a Lost Time accident “copious hours of training" and “strong reinforcement of safety practices"
Special Recognition Award Winners Recognition Plaque plus Lunch! Doug Ford North Wildwood: Ray Townsend, on behalf of the Safety Committee nominated: Doug Ford and Bldg. & Grounds Dept Implementing the daily inspection program, keeping a log of repairs and general maintenance, resulting in successful defense of boardwalk claims.
Special Recognition Award Winners Recognition Plaque plus Lunch! Bob Ogourec Ocean City: Nominated by Joann Cioeta, on behalf of the Safety Committee for: Charlie Bowman Pulling together speakers, format and agenda for the Lifeguard Symposium and extensive help to the JIF in preparing for the seasonal orientation video: “101 Days of Summer” Bob Ogourec & Charlie Bowman
2008 Special Recognition Award Honorable Mentions Keep Up the Good Work! Cape May Point: Constance Mahon Seasonal employee handbook & orientation Pleasantville: Recreation Department Development of employee exercise program Pleasantville: Police Department Town Hall meetings, positive press coverage Sea Isle City: Patricia Allen, Beach Dept “TLC” and keeping Beach tag checkers safe West Cape May: Public Works Extraordinary safety efforts
Advanced Safety Leadership Dale Goodreau, Egg Harbor Twp Richard Hirsch, Longport Kim Hodsdon, Estell Manor Paul Suhr, Egg Harbor Twp Keith Foster, Egg Harbor Twp Bill Trinkle, Longport Ronald Carroll, Weymouth Amy Strawder, Longport Chris Berenotto, Longport
2008 SIP Qualifiers Absecon Deerfield Twp Newfield Hammonton Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Qualifiers Members will receive notification of their awards by mail Wildwood Somers Point Upper Deerfield Dennis Twp.
2008 SIP Bronze Award Winners Cape May Point Sea Isle City Stone Harbor Upper Twp. Cape May City Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Bronze Award Winners Mullica Brigantine Folsom West Cape May Wildwood Crest Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Silver Award Winners North Wildwood Buena Vista Ventnor West Wildwood Millville Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Silver Award Winners Weymouth Avalon Buena Borough Commercial Linwood Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Silver Award Winners Middle Twp Northfield Waterford Egg Harbor City Ocean City Members will receive notification of their awards by mail
2008 SIP Gold Award Winners Members will receive notification of their awards by mail Egg Harbor Twp Longport Lower Twp Margate
2008 SIP Gold Award Winners Members will receive notification of their awards by mail Hamilton Estell Manor Woodbine
2008 SIP Gold “100%” Award Winners Members will receive notification of their awards by mail Corbin City Galloway Pleasantville
New Kids on the Block Downe Township & Port Republic