Federated Insurance to Host Risk Management Academy for Tire Dealers

Bowie, Md. – Federated Insurance, the preferred provider of business and workers’ compensation insurance for the Tire Industry Association (TIA), will host a Risk Management Academy for tire and auto dealers. The 2½ day seminar will be held May 23-25, 2016 at Federated’s headquarters in Owatonna, Minn.

The seminar is designed specifically for owners and key employees who are responsible for implementing risk management strategies at their tire dealership. The seminar targets specific risk management concerns for the tire industry. Key agenda items will include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Hiring, screening and retaining employees
  • Claims handling
  • Employment-related practices liability
  • Implementing a drug and alcohol free workplace
  • Risk managing your workers compensation
  • Major loss areas in the tire industry
  • And more

“This is an excellent opportunity for TIA members to learn to prevent losses that are chipping away at the bottom line. Participants will also have the chance to connect with industry peers who are facing similar challenges,” said TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield.

There is no charge for TIA members to attend this seminar as it is a TIA member benefit, thanks to TIA’s partnership with Federated Insurance.  Attendees, however, are responsible for the cost of travel, lodging (at a discounted rate), and incidental meals. Space is limited to 25 persons.

To register, please contact Royetta Spurgeon at 507-455-5604 or rlspurgeon@fedins.com or visit www.federatedinsurance.com.

About Federated:

For more than a century, Federated Insurance Companies has provided peace of mind to business owners through valued insurance protection. Federated’s national headquarters is located in Owatonna, Minnesota.

About TIA:

The Tire Industry Association, with a 95 year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.