Event Calendar

Friday, March 3, 2023

Contractor Wellness Day

Date(s): March 3, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM  EST - 4:45 PM  EST

Coming up on March 3rd we are holding an in person only meeting to discuss wellness, workman’s comp, employee benefits programming and how to handle staff dealing with drugs or alcohol issues. This meeting at 1 Graves Street in Montpelier is open to anyone but owners and human resource directors would likely benefit the most from this learning experience. You will learn something from these four great presenters who will each bring something unique to the table. We have changed times to accomodate VTRANS- Gearing Up For The 2023 (virtual meeting) which you can come to the AGC/VT office early to view it from our classroom.

9:00-12:00 - VTRANS Gearing Up For the 2023 Season 

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch 

12:30 – 1:30 Workman’s Comp (Adam Osha, Kinney Pike Insurance/One Digital)

How to effectively manage work comp claims to assist employee in getting back to work while minimizing the impact to your Experience mod. 

1:30 – 2:30 Workplace Wellness (Beth Schiller, Champlain Medical Urgent Care)

How combining a wellness program with your business can help staff thrive and be more productive. Join us to learn best management practices and the results you can expect.  

2:45 -3:45 Drugs and Alcohol (Reid Wobby, VTHC)

The goal of VTHC is to provide information, training, and consultation services to help employers maintain a drug free workplace. We believe it is possible to maintain the highest degree of workplace safety and remain compliant with local, state, and federal drug and alcohol laws without negatively impacting hiring and retention efforts. We will be discussing some of the challenges, industry best practices, and will answer any questions that may arise. This will be helpful to employers in all industries, but will be especially useful to Safety and Human Resources Professionals, leaders, management members, and hiring team members 
3:45- 4:30 Employee Benefits Program (Steve Dickins, Invest EAP)

Invest EAP and the Vermont Dept. of Health are partnering together with AGC-VT to provide ONE YEAR FREE Employee Assistance Program & Health and Safety Trainings to employees in Vermont construction industry. Employee Assistance Programs reduce turnover and absenteeism, lower healthcare costs, improve productivity and job satisfaction, and help supervisors' effectiveness. This FREE program provides confidential counseling 24/7, legal and financial resources, health and wellness services and support for any issue that causes stress, including family, work or personal mental health concerns. Special trainings offered on Safety & Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Substance Use Prevention.  


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