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                                                                               Brighton, CO
                                                                               US Postage

                                                                                Permit #55

Reservations required by thursday, april 23rd,
call us today at (303)655-9005
Seminar Cost:
Registration $25 per person (includes breakfast)
                                                                                                                                                                              Approved for 4 CEU’s
7:30      Registration
8pm       Lindee Greer, P.T.A., C.E.A.S
9:35      Denver Water - Sandra Miller
9:45      Break
10:00     Gregory B. Cairns, Esq.
11:30     Validity of Effort Testing - Darrell Shapmire
12:15     Questions
12:30     Conclusion and drawing for a
          FREE 3 hour job analysis.

                                                                                                                            Getting it Right
                                                                                                                            Legalities of reducing injury risks
        WHO SHOULD ATTEND?                                                                                                    Cost containment strategies
• Human ResouRce PRofessionals
                                                                                                                                     Friday - April 30 2010
                                                                                T H E R A P Y

• safety Decision makeRs                                                                                                              7:30 am to 12:30 pm
                                                                                                 70 S. 20th Ave., Suite I

• Risk manageRs                                                                                                                        “Aloft - Broomfield”
                                                                                                 Brighton, CO 80601

                                                                                                                                   A Starwood Hotel and Resort
• case manageRs                                                                                                                     8300 Arista Place Suite 200
• coRPoRate counsel                                                                                                                   Broomfield , CO 80021
                                                                                P H YS I C A L

• in-House attoRneys
• insuRance agents
• Business owneRs                                                                                                            Reservations required by Thursday, April 23rd 2010
                                                                                                                                       Call us today at (303)655-9005
                                                                                                                                      Lindee Greer, P.T.A., C.E.A.S.
                                                                                                                                      Lindee graduated with honors
                                                                                                                                      from the Odessa College Physical
                                                                                                                                      Therapist   Assistant   Program
                                                                                                                                      in 1992, and holds current PTA
                                                                                                                                      licenses in both TX and NC.
Peak form Physical therapy is excited to be the region’s
exclusive workstePs® and X-Rts provider and invites you
                                                                                                                                      She has over fifteen years of clinical
                                                                                                                                      experience with Odessa Physical

to attend our informational program on friday, april 30th.                                                                            Therapy in outpatient orthopedic
                                                                                                                                      rehabilitation and occupational
                                                                                                                                      medicine, including extensive performance of the
                                                                                                                                      WorkSTEPS® employment testing and FCE protocols.
why should you attend?
• To learn how to reduce your workers’ compensation costs and injury rates                                                            She has been a guest lecturer for the Texas Tech School of
• To learn how WorkSTEPS® testing can apply to your post-offer, fit-for-duty, and return-to-work programs                             Medicine regarding occupational medicine issues. She is
• To learn which Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) will or will not hold up in court                                             certified through the Back School of Atlanta as a Certified
• To learn how two commonly performed tests in FCEs could be costing your company thousands, if not millions of dollars per year!     Ergonomic Analysis Specialist, and has conducted
• To learn how to utilize information obtained by the X-RTS Lever Arm and Hand Strength Assessment - This assessment tool will help   numerous job analyses across the country for a broad range
  bring your case to closure.                                                                                                         of industries to assist employers with establishing functional
• To learn whether or not there is sound objective data for providing additional care                                                 testing and proactive injury management programs.

what is Validity of effort testing?
The X-RTS Lever Arm and Hand Assessment tool uses distraction-based methodology to determine if
your claimant is cooperating during a lifting evaluation.                                                                             Gregory B. Cairns, Esq.
“Cheating” on an lifting evaluation can now be identified in our FCE’s.
                                                                                                                                      Ruegsegger Simons Smith & Stern, LLC
                                                                                                                                      Mr. Cairns has twenty-five years of
The results are definitive and facilitate a case management, decision-making process that is legally                                  experience as a defense attorney
defensible. Protect your business. Protect your client companies. Protect the bottom line.                                            in matters relating to workers’
                                                                                                                                      compensation and employment
                                                                                                                                      law. He has published several
what is worksteps®?                                                                                                                   articles in The Colorado Lawyer
As a recognized leader in the field of occupational and employment testing, WorkSTEPS® believes                                       concerning employment issues
that the single highest degree of injury reductions is accomplished through the use of job specific,                                  and pre-judgment interest, and has
physical demand assessment.                                                                                                           been a frequent speaker concerning
                                                                                                                                      workers’    compensation,      pre-
The WorkSTEPS® Functional Employment Testing Model provides employers with one of the most                                            employment testing, the American with Disabilities Act
comprehensive, advanced functional testing models available. WorkSTEPS® meets a critical need                                         of 1990, and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
creating a medically safe, legally compliant, scientific and objective means of matching a worker’s
physical capabilities to the physical demands of his or her job.                                                                      Mr. Cairns, who hails from Wisconsin, is currently a member
                                                                                                                                      of Ruegsegger Simons Smith & Stern, LLC in Denver,
Testing is available for all types of occupations and involves:                                                                       Colorado. He has argued three cases to the Colorado Court
                                                                                                                                      of Appeals and two cases to the Colorado Supreme Court.
• On-site job analysis                       • Dynamic, static strength evaluation                                                    His ground breaking article on pre-judgment interest has
• Defining job specific tasks                • Medical questionnaires                                                                 been cited favorably two times by the Colorado Supreme
• Defining physical demands of the job       • Upper extremity testing                                                                Court. Mr. Cairns has served as president of Professionals
• Conducting job specific testing            • Fit-for-Duty testing                                                                   in Workers’ Compensation, and he won that organization’s
                                                                                                                                      honors for “Outstanding Respondent Attorney” and
• Musculoskeletal exam                       • Validity of Effort Testing                                                             “President’s Award” for exceptional service. In 2003 he
                                                                                                                                      was named one of the “Outstanding Lawyers of America.”

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