Response to Catastrophic Personal Injury Loss

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Response to Catastrophic Personal Injury Loss

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1. Response to Catastrophic Personal Injury Loss Workers’ Compensation Conference Detroit, MI ~ May, 2000 Presented by Kristin Hoffman, McCord Winn Textron

2. All of the sudden... The dreaded phone call comes (to you, we hope!). You have just been “elected” the organizational coach. Your initial reaction…collect data! Stop & think. You will need every skill you have - and some you don’t have. Your next word/action determines your future!

3. Initial Responsibilities of the “Coach” Scene Safety is #1 priority. Gain composure & take control: Self; Management team; Witnesses. Direct scene safety & area isolation. Calm things down.

4. Today’s Discussion... We will not talk today about the principles of accident investigation. We will talk about “response” - an organized system for crisis management. We are talking about sound management principles (planning, organizing, leading, & controlling) for an unorganized occurrence in our facility.

5. The potential for catastrophic PI Loss exists at all plants…even in the best of Safety & Health processes! Falls Fires/Explosions Confined Spaces Caught in machines Contractors Motor vehicle crashes

6. Crisis Management Use your own “crystal ball.” What resources will you need to manage the crisis? People, Equipment, Services, Support, A phone, fax, notebook and pen.

7. Every catastrophic personal injury loss is different, But the management principles are similar.

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