Monday, May 22, 2017

2017 Statewide Hearing Officer Training Agenda Now Available

COLUMBUS, OH — The Ohio Industrial Commission announced today the agenda for the Fall 2017 Statewide Hearing Officer Training that will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, South, Lewis Center, OH 43035.

Below is the agenda for the event:

Fall 2017 Statewide Hearing Officer Meeting
Monday September 11, 2017
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center Grand Ballroom


8:00 – 8:45

Registration (Morning snacks and refreshments)

8:45 – 9:15

2017 Industrial Commission Update: Tim Bainbridge, Esq., Chairman, Jodie Taylor, Esq., Commissioner, Karen Gillmor, Ph.D., Commissioner

9:15 - 10:15

Proper Pharmacological Evaluation in the Workplace of Blood and Urine Levels of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Their Metabolites: Alfred Staubus, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

10:15 - 10:30


10:30 - 11:30

Shoulder Pathology & Industrial Injuries: Joseph Mileti, M.D., Orthopedic ONE

11:30 - 12:15

Industrial Commission Policy & Training Update: Genevieve Hoffman, Hearing Officer Trainer and Tom Connor, Hearing Services Director

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch (Included. Served in the dining room in the Ohio Building)

1:15 – 2:15

Case Law & Industrial Commission Rules Update: Rachael Rentas-Black, Chief Legal Counsel

2:15 – 3:00

2017 Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Update: John Annarino, Esq., Chief Medical & Health Officer, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

3:00 – 3:15


3:15 - 4:15

Civility in the Workers’ Compensation Practice: Chris Russell, Esq. and Paul Goodburn, Esq.


For a map of parking, click HERE.

Please Note: The program is pending approval with the Ohio Supreme Court for 6.0 CLE hours of Continuing Education including 1.0 Hour of Professional Conduct and 5.0 General Hours. The program is also pending approval for 6.0 hours for the Advanced Workers’ Compensation Specialization.