Events

Apr 27
May 14
12:00AM
12:00AM

Forklift Operator Training: Tips for an effective program

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
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
May 14
12:00AM
12:00AM

DRIVER QUALIFICATION — Managing Compliance & REDUCING RISK

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
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
May 14
12:00AM
12:00AM

Driver Training Strategies

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
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
May 14
12:00AM
12:00AM

DIY LOG AUDITING FROM THE EXPERTS

Webcasts - Available On-Demand
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.
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
10:00AM
11:00AM

FMCSA Enforcement – Where the Regs Meet Your Risk

Webcasts
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 12
1:00PM
2:00PM

Written Safety Plans: Laying a Foundation for Compliance and More

Webcasts
Your company likely falls under one or more of the over 50 written plan requirements for general industry and construction. Are you sure you have the ones you need? During this webcast, we’ll look at: • Written plan regulations, • What makes plans more effective, • Written plan benefits and resources, • Questions and answers, • And much more. Join us for this live webcast by registering today!
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 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 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!