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January Chapter Meeting (In Person) -Daunting HR Issues: Employee Mental Health & Workers Comp

  • January 11, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Best Western. 401 Winchester St, Keene, NH 03431


  • No charge for this meeting for Chapter Members

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In Person!

Daunting HR Issues: Employee Mental Health & Workers Comp

8:00am-8:30am: Registration/networking. Meeting 8:30am -10:00am

Session Overview

1.     Keeping up with OSHA can be a daunting task.

Staying up to date with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and regulations not only ensures the safety of your employees, it can increase productivity, save you from fines and protect your business reputation. Employers are responsible for keeping up to date with the standards relevant to their known hazards and making sure all employees are trained on proper safety procedures specific to their duties.

  • Shannon PrescottAuthorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction and General Industry. Shannon’s refresher covers compliance and safety program evaluation & implementation. Including how to complete goals to achieve compliance with OSHA, DOT and DOL regulations. Shannon holds a Property & Casualty insurance license, and is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction and General Industry. She teaches OSHA 10 and 30 Hour courses. Her full bio is below.

    2. Why provide Mental Health First Aid Training in the workplace?

    Training has been shown to:

  • .Mental Health First Aid at Work is a training program that teaches participants how to notice and support an individual who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis  in a work environment and connect them with appropriate employee and community resources. Mental Health First Aid at Work is a skills-based, experiential, and evidence-based practice.

          Reduce stigma

          Increase employees’ mental health and substance use literacy

          Increase the likelihood that employees will reach out to someone who may be facing a mental health or substance use challenge
  •           Teach employees how to connect a distressed person with the appropriate resources in accordance with company policies

    • You will learn:

    • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse
    • How to interact with a person in crisis
    •  How to connect the person with hel9
    • How to access local resources for mental health support

    For more information on Mental Health First Aid visit [

     Speaker Bio: 

    Shannon Prescott, CWCA, COSS

    Shannon is the Director of Risk Control of The Richards Group, serving Business Insurance & Employee Benefits clients with employment practice compliance and safety program evaluation and implementation, helping them achieve compliance with OSHA, DOT and DOL regulations. In addition, she provides First Aid/CPR courses and Mental Health First Aid courses.

    Shannon is a licensed Property & Casualty Producer, a Certified WorkComp Advisor, a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist and is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for General Industry and Construction courses.

    Shannon serves on the Stone Soup Café Board, the VT Safety & Health Council, her local Youth Commission and is also an active member of the Massachusetts based, Franklin County Young Professionals, currently serving as the organization’s Chairperson.

      Meeting Sponsor  


    Primerica is a full-service financial firm; so whether you are looking for retirement planning, legacy planning, debt management, college funding, or insurance, you and your employees can count on us. Matthew Snow has over 17 years experience providing personalized guidance to his clients, catered to their individual financial needs. Primerica takes pride in being a company that is dedicated to bringing common sense solutions to families from all walks of life.

    Credit Hours

    ·        Greater Monadnock SHRM is certified by SHRM as a Preferred Provider to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and this program has been registered for 1 PDC in the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

    ·        Programs are submitted for 1 General HR Credit Hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certification through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

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Greater Monadnock SHRM Chapter #683
P.O. Box 1817
Keene, NH 03431

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