Events

May 04
May 21
12:00AM
12:00AM

HOS Training Checklist: 8 Rules Drivers Must Know

Webcasts - Available On-demand
A Key to minimizing hours-of-service and electronic log-related violations is training or updating your drivers and operations personnel on current HOS regulations and exceptions. This webcast will review the latest requirements in the following areas: -Hours-of-service limits for property-carrying drivers -Form/manner and supporting document requirements -Both 150 air-mile radius exceptions -Other “popular” exceptions including changes effective September 29, 2020 -Personal conveyance This complimentary event will include a live Q&A session.
May 05
May 21
12:00AM
12:00AM

Understanding Driver Hiring: From Application to Initial Qualification

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Hiring a driver is not the same as hiring a standard employee. You and the driver must comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), which makes the hiring process much more complex. In this webcast we’ll share tips for understanding the driver hiring process, from recruitment to qualification, including: • Using online applications with e-signatures • New hire documents • Drug testing • Employment law considerations • And much more We'll also have time to answer your question during our live Q&A session!
May 11
May 28
12:00AM
12:00AM

FMCSA Enforcement – Where the Regs Meet Your Risk

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
From costly DOT violations to serious on-the-road accidents, the risks associated with non-compliance can jeopardize your business. But you can reduce your exposure and protect your company from fines, lawsuits, and litigation by taking the right proactive steps. Attend this complimentary webcast to learn where the regulations meet your operational risk — and what you can do about it! Gain Expert Insights: Delivered by J. J. Keller® transportation experts, this event will provide key insights and best practices on the regulations and risk areas related to your Driver Compliance* including: Effective Methods for Hiring, Firing, and Training Drivers (including updates on the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse) Driver Supervision & Retention Techniques Hours-of-Service and ELD Compliance Guidelines There will also be a live Q&A session afterwards, so be sure to bring your questions!
May 13
May 28
12:00AM
12:00AM

EPA Virtual Event: Identifying and Investigating Environmental Incidents

Webcasts - On-Demand
Attend this new complimentary virtual event where we will discuss all the elements related to environmental incidents. No matter if environmental compliance is only part of what you do or you are a full-time environmental manager or, this event is for you! This interactive live virtual event will cover a range of EPA topics that will help you prepare for, investigate, and report environmental incidents at your facilities. It will also provide best practices to develop a program that reduces compliance risk associated with releases that do occur. Don't miss this opportunity to interact with our live presenters virtually and gain valuable regulatory insights on environmental compliance.
May 13
May 28
12:00AM
12:00AM

Would Your DQ Files Pass an Audit? Self-Audit Tips From the DOT Experts

Webcasts - Available On-demand
If the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) auditors come knocking, they’ll pay particular attention to your driver qualification (DQ) files. If you haven’t dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s in your records, you could face harsh penalties, not to mention increased liability in the event of an accident. During this webcast you'll learn: -The components of a compliant DQ file -The standards for record retention -How the DQ audit process works -The top DQ violations found during audits — and how to avoid them! We will also include a live Q&A session — bring your questions!
May 14
Aug 13
12:00AM
12:00AM

Webisode: California Authority

Webcasts - Available On-Demand. No Registration Required
Join Rick Malchow, J. J. Keller Industry Business Advisor, for a 10-minute webisode on California Authority.
May 18
10:00AM
11:00AM

Common FMLA Mistakes: Test Your Leave Knowledge

Webcasts
It's never been said that the FMLA is easy to administer. In many situations, an employer’s actions come down to good faith effort. From recognizing what constitutes an employee’s notice of the need for leave, through returning the employee to work, the provisions have ample opportunity for mistakes. And if you've made a mistake, you're not alone! This webcast will review and test your knowledge of the most common FMLA mistakes through interactive chats. Our discussion will include: • Common FMLA mistakes • Top FMLA violations • How to avoid such mistakes/violations • A live q&a session Join us and your FMLA colleagues as we discuss not only the issues, but possible solutions.
May 18
1:00PM
1:45PM

VEHICLE INSPECTIONS & MAINTENANCE CHECKPOINT — Risks, Requirements, Benefits

Webcasts
An FMCSA BIG 5 Compliance Series Webcast Keeping your vehicle on the road and in good working order is essential. A systematic vehicle maintenance program helps you prevent and proactively address defects that could impact operations and compliance. Join our experts as they provide guidance on what a program should include and how to get all the benefits from all your inspection and maintenance efforts, including: • Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections • En Route Inspections • Brake Work & Annual Inspections • Roadside Inspections Register Today! A live Q&A session will wrap up the webcast.
May 19
10:00AM
11:00AM

Adoption and Integration of In-Cab Video Technology

Webcasts
An NPTC and J. J. Keller co-sponsored webcast. In-cab camera technology has proven itself effective in reducing collision frequency, mitigating liability in accidents, and providing data to help improve driver behavior and performance. How can you successfully make your case for installing event recorders from a financial and safety perspective while, at the same time, ensuring that drivers will accept the technology? Explore how fleets have successfully made the case for event-based recordings by highlighting the benefits of protecting drivers with personalized coaching insights proven to increase safe driving behaviors, and powerful video evidence that can exonerate them from false claims. You'll also have time to have your questions answered during our live Q&A session!
May 20
10:00AM
11:30AM

Virtual Event! Top 3 Driver Compliance Concerns: And How to Overcome Them

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Three areas of compliance result in some of the highest fines levied by the FMCSA: driver qualification, alcohol & drug testing, and hours of service. They also cause the greatest concern and confusion for safety professionals. Attend this complimentary virtual event to discover the best practices and insights for improving the ways you address these areas. Gain Expert Insights Delivered by J. J. Keller® compliance experts, this seminar will help you better understand and comply with: What needs to be done to on-board CDL and non-CDL drivers Best Practices for building & maintaining DQ Files Answer common questions regarding the drug & alcohol Clearinghouse Review of the six required drug & alcohol testing scenarios Finding flexibility by using hours of service exceptions The how and when of personal conveyance
May 25
10:00AM
11:30AM

OSHA Virtual Event! COVID-19 Past, Present & Future

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
There’s a light at the end of the long, dark COVID-19 tunnel – but how long is the tunnel? As we all work toward getting back to normal, we still need to protect workers from the hazards of COVID-19. That means staying on top of OSHA’s latest recommendations and enforcement guidance on getting back to work. And it means knowing what to expect from a COVID-19 inspection. As a bonus, we’ll take a deep dive into OSHA’s definition of work-relatedness in workplace injury and illness recordkeeping.
May 25
10:00AM
11:00AM

What You Need to Know About Non-CDL CMV Compliance

Webcasts
It's a common question often heard by our subject matter experts — “I’m not a trucking company, so why do I need to follow FMCSA rules?” The truth is that even if your fleet doesn’t go ‘over-the-road,’ there are more rules to follow than not. Join our subject matter experts as they debunk the most common myths, including: • "We never cross state lines." • "My drivers don’t have CDLs." • "We're hauling our own stuff in cargo vans." • "We only use pickups locally." Our experts will explain which FMCSA rules apply to you and how to comply, including requirements for insurance, hiring, driver/employee training, safety training, and more. Plus, they’ll take your questions live.
May 26
10:00AM
11:00AM

Forklift Safety and Compliance: OSHA's Requirements & FAQs

Webcasts
Powered industrial trucks (PIT) continue to be in heavy use throughout industry and continue to be a source of severe injuries to workers. Join us as we answer some of the tough questions regarding forklift safety and compliance. We’ll cover: • The scope of OSHA’s PIT standard • Training – who, when, what and by whom • Inspections • Maintenance • Attachments/modifications • Operational issues • Mancages/personnel platforms • And much more! This event will also include a live Q&A session!
May 27
10:00AM
11:00AM

Trained to Succeed: How to Train Safer, Smarter Drivers

Webcasts
Accidents, violations, litigation, poor CSA scores, audits, and increasing insurance premiums are all serious issues. There isn’t a magic wand that will make these problems disappear, so what can be done to ensure they are kept to a minimum? A solid, consistent, and recurrent driver training program that addresses your specific challenges. Join us for a discussion on the requirements and best practices surrounding driver training, including: How to put together an ongoing training program for both new and experienced drivers. An introduction to corrective action training and how you can apply this type of instruction to your operation. Ways to customize your training program to meet your drivers’ and operation’s needs. Do you have questions on this topic? If so, please bring them. You will also be able to ask questions during the webcast.
Jun 01
1:00PM
2:00PM

Leveraging Your CSA Data to Improve Compliance and Operations

Webcasts
Join our experts as they take a deeper dive into FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. Your CSA scores hold a wealth of data that you can use to protect your fleet against risk and litigation. In this webcast, you’ll get details on: How CSA works and where the data comes from Monitoring your data & making sure it’s accurate Unlocking data secrets Using the FMCSA’s Safety Management Cycle to lower your scores and improve safety Make plans to join us today. And bring your CSA questions with you for the live Q&A session.
Jun 02
10:00AM
10:45AM

Avoiding Audits with Drug & Alcohol Testing Tips

Webcasts
Insights and Best Practices from J. J. Keller experts! Violating the FMCSA’s drug & alcohol testing regulations can result in violations, fines, higher CSA BASIC scores—and audits! If you fully understand the requirements and implement best practices, you can keep your company protected. Plus, you can bring your drug & alcohol testing questions to have them answered during a live Q&A session!
Jun 03
10:00AM
11:30AM

Virtual Event! DOT Risk Mitigation – How Fleet Managers Can Reduce Exposure & Improve Results

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Attend this complimentary DOT Live Virtual Event to learn where the regulations meet your operational risk — and what you can do about it. This seminar will provide key insights and best practices on the regulations and risk areas related to driver compliance including effective methods for hiring, firing, and training, driver supervision & retention, Hours-of-Service and ELD compliance and Drug & Alcohol Testing & Clearinghouse guidance. Plus get a chance to ask questions during a live Q&A session and receive a complimentary DOT Audits whitepaper!
Jun 03
1:00PM
2:00PM

Electrical Safety: OSHA and NFPA 70E® Requirements

Webcasts
Working around and with electricity can expose employees to serious hazards that can result in electrocutions, burns, and arc flash injuries. That’s why electrical safety should be an important element of any company’s workplace safety program. In addition, OSHA and NFPA 70E have requirements to protect employees. During this information-packed webcast we’ll discuss: • Hazards associated with electricity • Qualified persons vs. unqualified • Hazard/risk assessment • Training requirements • Personal protective equipment • Lockout/tagout Be sure to bring your questions. A live Q&A session will follow the event!
Jun 08
10:00AM
11:00AM

Medical Qualifications: Can your drivers pass the test?

Webcasts
Medical certification requirements for drivers are complicated and failing to obtain (or maintain) a med card could end an individual’s career as a commercial driver. With livelihoods at stake, both drivers and supervisors should be familiar with the medical standards established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). This includes requirements and best practices, but it also includes staying up to date with the most recent news and changes like: • Changes to insulin-dependent diabetes standards for CMV drivers, • Upcoming revisions to med card recordkeeping for CDL drivers, and • Proposed changes to the current vision waiver process. This webcast includes the most up-to-date information on the driver’s physical examination topic, as well as an engaging review of the FMCSA medical exam requirements and recordkeeping obligations.
Jun 09
1:00PM
2:00PM

Post-COVID Posting Compliance

Webcasts
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many changes to the workplace and made an impact on labor law posters as well. We’ll talk about how to keep up with posting requirements for remote and on-site workers. During this webcast we’ll highlight: • Remote employee posting compliance • Multi-state requirements • Electronic posting access • Posting updates and fine increases • New requirements for 2021 This complimentary event will include a live Q&A session, so bring your posting questions!
Jun 10
10:00AM
11:00AM

Vehicle Legalization FAQs: From MCS-150 to IFTA and Beyond

Webcasts
Vehicle legalization covers everything from federal registration to USDOT numbers, operating authority, vehicle registration, federal taxes and fuel taxes. So, when it comes to obtaining the necessary vehicle permits and credentials, carriers often have a lot of questions: • What is operating authority and who needs it? • Which states require intrastate carriers to obtain a USDOT number? • When is an MC number needed and how is it different from an MCS-150? • What are the UCR recordkeeping requirements? • When do I need to designate a process agent? • What records do I need to maintain for fuel taxes? Our subject-matter experts answer hundreds of questions like these each month, and in this webcast, they’ll answer some of the most common and complex questions with clear, easy-to-understand answers.
Jun 10
10:00AM
11:30AM

Virtual Event! OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping: Lessons Learned from a Year of COVID-19

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Attend this complimentary event on OSHA Recordability & COVID-19! This highly interactive presentation will explore recent OSHA guidance and how the global pandemic has affected your workplace injury and illness recordkeeping responsibilities. We’ll also discuss OSHA’s severe injury and fatality reporting, including differences in state-plan state reporting and when to report cases of COVID-19. Attend this new virtual event to see what we’ve learned from a year of COVID-19 recordkeeping and reporting. We hope you can join us!
Jun 15
10:00AM
11:00AM

OSHA's First Aid Requirements: FAQs – Answered!

Webcasts
A workplace first-aid program is part of a comprehensive safety and health management system. OSHA's requirements for employers to provide access to first aid and emergency medical care seem straight forward, but as always, the problems are with details. In this webcast we'll answer: • What type of first aid supplies and in what quantities are required? • Must you have trained employees on site, or can you rely upon outside emergency medical help? • Must you have an AED available, and if so, what are the requirements? • And other top FAQs! A questions and answer session will follow the webcast.
Jun 16
10:00AM
11:00AM

Recordkeeping & Audits: Dotting all the i's for the DOT

Webcasts
Are your records in order for an audit? Are you prepared? Join us for a timely discussion about DOT recordkeeping and what you need to have in place if auditors come knocking. You’ll learn which records to keep, how they should be managed, and how long they should be retained to ensure compliance.
Jun 17
10:00AM
11:30AM

Virtual Event! Top 5 DOT Event Triggers: How to Avoid Becoming a Liability Target

Webcasts
Attend this complimentary DOT Virtual Event to learn how to identify and mitigate the Top 5 DOT enforcement triggers so you can prevent your fleet from becoming a liability target! -Roadside Inspections: Selection process & violation overview -Crash Analysis: Post event testing requirements and legal impact -Drug & Alcohol: Policy requirements, and how to respond to a positive test -Data Management & Security: Protecting your fleet data including ELDs, safety performance history, driver qualification, and more -DOT Audit Prevention: 6 factors of an audit & understanding your safety fitness rating
Jun 23
10:00AM
11:00AM

DIY LOG AUDITING FROM THE EXPERTS: How-To Guidance for Auditing ELDs, Paper Logs, & Time Records

Webcasts
Regardless of whether your driver is using time records, paper logs, or an ELD to document compliance, a consistent hours-of-service auditing program makes a significant impact on reducing your risk by: -Motivating drivers to stop non-compliant behavior -Reducing violations that could be found during a roadside inspection -Mitigating claims of negligence -Identifying problem drivers who falsify logs In this webcast, our subject matter experts provide auditing tools so you can ensure your drivers are using the right logs and completing those logs accurately and completely. Plus, they’ll dig into log-specific violations related to form and manner, falsification, and HOS limits. Live Q & A will follow.