Events

Jan 27
Apr 30
12:00AM
12:00AM

Webisode: What's a USDOT#?

Webcasts - Available On-Demand. No Registration Required
Join Rick Malchow, J. J. Keller Industry Business Advisor, for a 15-minute webisode on everything you need to know about USDOT#s.
Apr 06
Apr 23
12:00AM
12:00AM

IFTA, IRP & Your Fleet: Preparation, Reporting & Audits

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Keeping your fleet operating legally requires a strong understanding of the IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) and IRP (International Registration Plan) regulations. By following the requirements and properly completing your records, you can prevent fines, assessments and audits. This webcast will help you clearly understand: How the IFTA and IRP programs work What the recordkeeping requirements are What triggers an audit and how to prepare What other state mileage tax programs may impact you Bring your IFTA and IRP questions during our live Q&A session!
Apr 07
Apr 23
12:00AM
12:00AM

Successful Roadside Inspections: What Your Drivers Need to Know

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
During a roadside inspection, many drivers are either terrified or confrontational, which can increase the chances of a poor outcome. This webcast will increase your knowledge of inspections so you can help educate your drivers, alleviate their fears, and improve their behavior during the process. Topics covered will include: • How drivers and vehicles are selected for inspection • The regulatory areas being looked at during the process • The procedures involved in an inspection • What is expected of the driver during an inspection • How to share all of this information with your drivers We'll also be taking questions during our live Q&A session!
Apr 08
Apr 22
12:00AM
12:00AM

Virtual Event! California Motor Carrier Compliance - It’s Not Just for California Carriers

Webcasts - Virtual Event! - Available On-demand
From Live Seminar to Virtual Event! In the current COVID-19 environment, J. J. Keller is adapting our live seminars into a virtual setting so we can continue to bring you the latest information you need to keep your fleet safe! Do you send vehicles into California? Do you operate or control vehicles operating in California? Do you have vehicles or drivers based in California? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you need to attend this new complimentary virtual event! No matter where you are based, you need to be familiar with the unique motor carrier, driver, vehicle, and emissions requirements that must be complied with when operating in California.
Apr 14
Apr 28
12:00AM
12:00AM

Reducing Your Risk with MVRs

Webcasts - Available On-demand
Your drivers' motor vehicle records (MVRs) are a vital piece of your safety management program, because past behavior is a good predictor of a driver’s future actions. By identifying risky behaviors now, you can help prevent crashes tomorrow. This presentation will cover such topics as: Driver reporting requirements, CDL medical status appearing on the MVR, and Annual reviews Our presenters will reserve time at the end of the event for a live Q&A session.
Apr 15
Apr 30
12:00AM
12:00AM

DOT Compliance Case Studies: Smart Solutions to Real Problems

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Compliance with the FMCSA regulations is critical for reducing risk, which makes it an ongoing challenge for all fleets. Join us as two J. J. Keller experts share real-life examples of compliance struggles their clients have faced, how they overcame them, and how you can too. These struggles include: • Decentralized compliance policies & procedures • Lack of a compliance program • Inexperienced safety & compliance staff • DOT recordkeeping errors • Paper DQ filing system • And more We'll also be taking questions during our live Q&A session!
Apr 15
Apr 29
12:00AM
12:00AM

Virtual Event! OSHA Regulatory Update: New Administration, New Priorities, New Risks

Webcasts - On-Demand
Attend this complimentary virtual event to learn how OSHA is significantly shifting priorities under the new administration. Interact with our live presenters virtually on this engaging presentation where we’ll look at upcoming regulatory changes and enforcement trends that will impact your business. We’ll explore several rulemakings and enforcement initiatives, including: -COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards -2020 Top Violations and other enforcement data -Handling “virtual” OSHA inspections -Major changes to the HazCom standard -Court decisions impacting workplace safety -Recordkeeping/reporting interpretations
Apr 20
10:00AM
11:00AM

Lockout/Tagout: How to Put OSHA’s Requirements Into Practice

Webcasts
Many injuries happen because employees failed to take precautions when machines were being serviced, repaired, or maintained. OSHA requires employers to implement lockout/tagout procedures to keep equipment from starting up unexpectedly and causing injury during repairs. Lockout/tagout procedures themselves always follow the same basic steps, but it can be a daunting task to put OSHA’s requirements into practice because of the huge variety of machines being used and tasks being done. During this webcast you'll learn: • The difference between lockout and tagout, • Different designations for employees involved in the process, • Procedural steps involved in lockout/tagout, • How to control hazardous energy sources, • The minor servicing exception, • Individual and Group LOTO, and • Annual Inspection requirements. A Q&A session will follow the event - Bring your questions!
Apr 20
1:00PM
2:00PM

DOT Policies & Procedures: The Foundation of Your Compliance Program

Webcasts
As the foundation of your compliance program, DOT policies and procedures require frequent review to ensure you're meeting the regulatory requirements. This is particularly important as recent regulation changes may necessitate updates to your current policies and procedures. Join us as we discuss: -The process of policy development -The 6 factors that relate to your policies and procedures -The importance of having policies and procedures -How to handle policy changes This webcast will also include sample policies and a live Q&A session.
Apr 21
10:00AM
11:30AM

Virtual Event -DOT Industry Forum: Hot Regulatory Issues in Transportation

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Attend this new complimentary DOT Industry Forum to learn more about the hot regulatory issues that are currently being discussed in the transportation industry and what you need to do to stay in compliance! This “town hall” style event is delivered virtually by J. J. Keller® transportation experts where we’ll discuss the use and implications of improving productivity using the HOS changes, Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, Onboarding and training drivers, COVID-19 Recordkeeping. Plus get a chance to ask questions during a live Q&A session and receive a complimentary HOS whitepaper!
Apr 21
1:00PM
2:00PM

8 HazCom Mistakes You May be Making … and how to fix them!

Webcasts
OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard is one of the most frequently cited standards and it’s easy to see why. With this multifaceted standard there are so many ways to make mistakes. First, 29 CFR 1910.1200 applies differently depending on whether you are an employer, chemical manufacturer, importer, or distributor. And it gets more detailed from there. You must identify hazardous chemicals employees are exposed to in the workplace, ensure proper labeling and accompanying safety data sheets, make safety data sheets accessible to employees, and inform and train employees on how to protect themselves from the hazards of the chemicals they work with. In this webcast, we’ll look at common mistakes you may be making and address issues we hear about every day, including secondary container labeling, what to do about mixtures, who needs training, what exceptions apply, and much more! A Q&A session will follow the event - Bring your questions!
Apr 22
10:00AM
11:00AM

To Fire or Not to Fire: Answering your toughest termination questions

Webcasts
Terminating employees is one of the most difficult tasks Human Resources professionals face. While the decision to dismiss is difficult no matter what the situation, it is often made harder by complicated labor laws and regulations. Learning how to approach these delicate situations in a legal and professional manner is key to managing a successful workforce and avoiding claims of wrongful termination or retaliation. This highly engaging webcast will include interactive components and important information about issues that complicate termination, including: • ADA, FMLA and pregnancy • Criminal history or credit problems • Claims of discrimination (age, race, gender, etc.) or harassment • Threats of legal action Join us as we answer commonly asked questions about how to part ways with problem employees. We will also leave time for a live Q&A session!
Apr 27
10:00AM
10:45AM

Forklift Operator Training: Tips for an effective program

Webcasts
In this webcast, we’ll break down OSHA’s requirements for conducting forklift operator training. We’ll also provide tips that aren’t addressed in the regulations to make sure your program is as effective as it can be. During this webcast we'll answer the following questions, and more! • Who can/should conduct training? • What topics should be covered? • When should refresher training be conducted? • Do experienced new employees still require training • What is a good evaluation? • Should there be a probationary period after training? We’ll also reserve time for a live Q&A session. Bring your forklift compliance questions!
Apr 27
1:00PM
1:45PM

DRIVER QUALIFICATION — Managing Compliance & REDUCING RISK

Webcasts
An FMCSA BIG 5 Compliance Series Webcast It's a lot of work staying in compliance with driver qualification requirements, even if you only have a handful of regulated drivers. But your efforts pay dividends, especially if you’re audited or if your driver is in accident. Driver qualification doesn’t just impact FMCSA compliance. It’s a tool to help you reduce risk. In this webcast, our subject matter experts will share how to: • Prevent negligent hiring and negligent retention through compliant DQ processes, policies, and procedures • Start using best practices like continuous MVR monitoring and annual mock audits • Understand driver qualification compliance requirements for CDL and non-CDL vehicle drivers Join us and bring along your questions. We’ll answer them during our live Q&A session.
Apr 28
10:00AM
11:00AM

Driver Training Strategies

Webcasts
An NPTC and J. J. Keller co-sponsored webcast. Next year, all entry-level drivers will be required to meet specific training requirements in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL), according to a long-awaited rule released late last year by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). But many fleets are looking to build their own training programs – from entry level to in-service and from orientation to remedial. We are even seeing training programs extend beyond specific job requirements and help drivers navigate basic life skills. This webcast will look into how fleets – ahead of mandated federal regulations – can build strong and effective training programs You'll also have time to have your questions answered during our live Q&A session!
Apr 29
10:00AM
11:00AM

DIY LOG AUDITING FROM THE EXPERTS

Webcasts
How-To Guidance for Auditing ELDs, Paper Logs, & Time Records... 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's will follow.
Apr 29
1:00PM
2:00PM

OSHA Workplace Safety Inspections: What You Need to Know!

Webcasts
If an OSHA inspector knocks on your door to conduct a safety inspection, would you know why? Or how you could have prevented it? During this information-packed webcast you’ll discover: • How to know if you’re at risk for an inspection • What the OSHA inspector wants to know • What to expect during the inspection • How to help the inspection go smoothly • What your company’s rights are • How to deal with citations • How to prevent an inspection in the first place Be sure to bring your questions to have them answered during a live Q&A session!
May 04
1:00PM
2:00PM

HOS Training Checklist: 8 Rules Drivers Must Know

Webcasts
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
1:00PM
2:00PM

Understanding Driver Hiring: From Application to Initial Qualification

Webcasts
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 06
1:00PM
2:00PM

The Spike in Off-Site DOT Audits... Are You Next?

Webcasts
In just the past year, the FMCSA’s use of off-site audits increased by nearly 300 percent! The methods used for an off-site audit may be different from an on-site review, but the results are much the same — and could include fines, penalties, and a hit to your safety rating. Join us for an in-depth discussion of how the recent surge in off-site audits could impact your fleet, including: • How FMCSA selects carriers for audits and why you might be next • How off-site audits are conducted and how you can prepare • What you can do now to lower your risk of being selected for an audit This complimentary event will include a live Q&A session... bring YOUR questions!
May 11
10:00AM
11:00AM

FMCSA Enforcement – Where the Regs Meet Your Risk

Webcasts - Virtual Event! - 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
10:00AM
12:00AM

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

Webcasts
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 13
10:00AM
11:30AM

EPA Virtual Event: Identifying and Investigating Environmental Incidents

Webcasts - Virtual Event!
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 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