Vocational Rehabilitation: A First Step in the Right Direction

Posted by Tammy Bradly on November 15, 2018 at 11:18 AM

The goal of helping an injured person return-to-work and productivity is the best thing we can do. Standard operating procedure for return-to-work (RTW) is comprised of job analysis and the RTW discussion, which includes transitional opportunities. These steps are traditionally part of the initial assessment of the injured person by the employer. By initiating and developing these relationships between the injured person, employer and provider you establish credibility in the coaching process and help all parties to understand the vital role of the case manager.

Election Security

Posted by Joshua and TJ on November 5, 2018 at 6:47 PM

Building School Resiliency

Posted by J. Brett Carruthers on October 31, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Sound fundamentals are the backbone of a strong school security program, and in the wake of the latest school shooting tragedies, now is the time to review “the six ‘R’s” of school security which lead to a resilient school.

Top Considerations for Hosting Special Events

Posted by Bradley York on October 10, 2018 at 9:50 AM

From farmers markets and festivals to parades and races, special events draw crowds and bring communities together but also bring an increased risk of liability to your public entity.

Behavior-Based Fleet Safety and Risk Management

Posted by Robert Donahue on September 18, 2018 at 8:52 PM

Addressing Unemployment Claim Exposures: The Risk Management Perspective

Posted by Sheldon Altschuler on September 12, 2018 at 9:31 AM

I’m possibly facing an uphill battle here – how in the world will I convince public entity risk managers that their internally driven unemployment activity is a part and parcel component of the larger risk management function?

Medicare Secondary Payer Best Practices with Patrick Czuprynski

Posted by Patrick Czuprynski on September 3, 2018 at 10:19 PM

Successful Safe Patient Handling Programs for First Responders

Posted by Bryan and Ariel on August 29, 2018 at 10:15 AM

From a risk management perspective, patient handling injuries to first responders remain a frequent and severe source of loss and expense to public entities. This reality is indicative of the need for cultural changes that will result in first responders consistently using body mechanics and equipment properly; even in the heat of the moment. Bryan Fass from Fit Responder offers additional insight:

Identifying and Managing the Risks of Borrowed Employees

Posted by Mollie and Maureen on August 13, 2018 at 9:59 PM

Critical Steps to Designing an Effective Project Insurance Program

Posted by Shon DeVries on August 8, 2018 at 9:46 AM

There are five important steps that should be taken prior to the start of a project, which will help determine the “best fit” insurance program. While these steps are most often applied to large complex projects, following the general procedures can be very helpful in designing cost effective insurance for projects of all sizes.

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