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Signal NAWE Roundel

Signal Mutual and co-sponsors will present the nation’s premier longshore educational opportunity next month. A faculty chosen to educate both novices and experienced, ‘old hands,’ will deliver an interactive seminar at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown on May 19-21, 2014. Topics ranging from ‘Employer Responses’ and ‘Knee Osteoarthritis: Best Practices,’  to ‘The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Workers’ Compensation Claims’ will be presented to an varied audience. This opportunity is presented free of charge to Signal Members and adjusters, while attorneys are offered more than a dozen CLE credits including ethics. Networking receptions that are the landmarks of Signal events will bracket these educational days in Austin. View the agenda and be sure to register for this great learning opportunity. Please be certain to make your room reservations separately by calling 1-800-843-6664 and mentioning ‘Signal/LCA Maritime Conference 2014’ to obtain a room night rate of $209 through the cut-off date of April 25, 2014. See you in Austin!

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Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd was established in January 1986 to meet the demands of the stevedoring industry for reasonable and stable workers' compensation insurance rates, and quickly became the premier Longshore mutual in the United States.

The Membership of the Association is drawn from a broad range of employers throughout the country in the stevedoring, ship repair, marine construction and offshore industries with reported Longshore payrolls approaching $3.00 billion representing over 230 companies.

The business of the Association, including membership selection, underwriting, safety resources, claims management, regulatory requirements and financial management is performed by the Association's Managers, Charles Taylor (Hamilton). The day to day responsibility for these operations has been delegated to Charles Taylor's affiliate, Signal Administration, with offices in Dallas Texas, Wilton Connecticut, and Long Beach California.

Recent Updates

52 Safety Talks from CPWR1 January, 2014

CPWR maintains a large collection of toolbox talks. Although these were originally designed for construction operations, you will note that the majority of topics cross over to maritime operations.

Town Hall - "Boardroom to the Bilge"24 February, 2014

Town Hall Meeting presentations from February 6, 2014 presented by Benjamin Bordelon, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for Bollinger Shipyards and David E. Simonelli, President of Dredging Operations for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Co.

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