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Ohio Trucking Safety Council - August Program

5000 Club Drive
Westerville, OH 43082 United States
Medallion Club
Thursday, August 8, 2019 (11:00 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


OTA/OAM Members: $35
Non Members: $100

Event Details

Can your employees SAFELY perform the essential functions of their job?

Is coming to work every day causing pain and physical agony to your employees? 

How can you ensure your workforce can rise up and meet the physical demands asked of them each and every day?

How can evaluating your employees before they ever get on the road save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in lost work and injury claims?

How can you be sure you are hiring fit drivers that can perform their job duties without injury or liability to your company?

Is your employee’s health raising your insurance premiums?

Join Ruth Bowdish from On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions at the August OTSC meeting as she answers these questions and many more as we explore: Wellness in your Workforce

Workplace Wellness Programs have been proven to improve productivity and lower medical costs. With increasing number of employees that are aging, those working with chronic disease, and with high workers’ compensation premiums, helping people stay healthy costs much less than treating someone once they become ill or injured. Incorporating a Wellness Program can provide employers a way to manage employee health risks, improve productivity and reduce overall health care costs.

This 60 minute presentation will discuss the importance of your employee’s health and how it affects your bottom line. With topics such as:

  • Reducing Risk Exposure
  • Understanding the DOT physical – what it is and what it isn’t
  • Fit for Duty exams
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Examining endurance
  • Defining wellness in today’s terms
  • A real-life demonstration of agility tests and why they matter on the road
  • Prescription drug abuse

Make an investment in your employees and reap a lifetime of benefits!

About the Speaker:
Ruth M. Bowdish has led the corporate training division of On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions’ Drug Free Workplace Programs since 2015. With over a decade of experience working within the Occupational Health and Safety Industry, Ruth has been called on by local news outlets as well as state leaders to provide knowledge about the drug epidemic. She has been invited to speak at events across the state and nationally.

Additionally, she has given lectures and held seminars with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, National Safety Council, and the Bureau of Workers Compensation. Ruth had the honor of speaking at the Ohio Statehouse during the 132nd Assembly, providing her insight on the opiate epidemic. Ruth also served on the health care panel for the Ohio State Senate caucus. Ruth has dedicated her life to studying substance use disorders and is currently practicing as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor where she has experienced firsthand the effects of the nation’s evolving drug culture. Ruth’s commitment to expand her knowledge and understanding has made her a leader in the Occupational Health and Safety industry.

11:00AM - Registration
11:30AM - Lunch
12:30PM - Program Begins
* Note that each registered attendee will receive lunch

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you cancel more than 48 hours before the meeting, no fee will be charged.
  • If you cancel within 48 hours of the meeting, no fees will be refunded.
  • No shows are responsible for 100% of the meeting fees.


Additional Information
Event Contact:
Bradie Berry
Contact Organization:
Ohio Trucking Association
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