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IWIF proudly hosts the annual SERMA Conference and conducts quarterly safety training workshops.

Attend the 2022 SERMA Conference

Register to attend the 2022 SERMA Conference and reconnect with your colleagues for a day of networking, best practices, and professional development. This year’s conference will be live and in-person.

Top 3 Reasons to Attend the SERMA Conference:

  1. Great networking opportunities
  2. Free professional development
  3. Share and learn best practices in workers’ comp claims & risk management

What: 2022 SERMA Conference

When: Thursday, May 26th, 2022 - 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Boumi Shriners Temple - 5050 King Avenue, Baltimore MD 21237

Speakers & Presentation Topics

Dave Madaras, CSP, CHST, President, Chesapeake Region Safety

Keynote Speaker
Dave G. Madaras, CSP, CHST, President, Chesapeake Region Safety Council

Safety for More and Better Adventures

General Session & Breakout Speakers

  • Matthew Helminiak, Commissioner, Division of Labor and Industry, Maryland Department of Labor
  • Maryland Overdose Response Program Naloxone/NARCAN® Training - Receive a voucher for free NARCAN
  • SERMA Awards Presentation

*Speakers and topics are still being added. Check back often for the most current list of speakers.

Nominations for SERMA Awards Now Being Accepted

Nominations for the 2022 SERMA Awards are now being accepted; the deadline to submit your award nominations is April 21, 2022. Please see the Awards Program Overview and Nomination Form and Instructions for details on how to submit your nominations.


Occupational First Aid and Adult CPR/AED Training Returns!

Chesapeake Employers Insurance will again be offering classroom-based, in-person training in Occupational First Aid, Adult CPR and AED.

This comprehensive, 6-hour National Safety Council training helps ensure compliance with OSHA First Aid Standard 29 CFR 1910.151 for those individuals seeking certification or re-certification in basic First Aid and CPR/AED. An NSC certification card will be awarded upon successful completion of a short exam following the training. The certification is good for two years from the date of training.

Important: This training is not intended for healthcare professionals who are required to take a healthcare provider course for their employment.

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