Police Response to Structure Fires

Posted by Kenneth Child on February 5, 2020 at 8:56 AM

In the ever-growing list of issues a police officer must be prepared for, responding to structure fires may fall way down the list, but maybe it shouldn’t. The risks and exposures from fires are growing every day, and police officers are often the first emergency personnel to arrive.

Wellness-Based Safety

Posted by Jay Jones on January 28, 2020 at 2:12 PM

Numbers Don't Lie... Or Do They?

Posted by Michael Lacroix on January 21, 2020 at 3:45 PM

As a risk manager, you rely on “numbers” for many aspects of your job. You assume that numbers tell the story.  You might think that numbers don’t lie, but actually they can.

I have found over the years that numbers generated by trustworthy people and institutions don’t really lie by themselves, but that their interpretation can often be misleading. Let’s look at a couple of examples.

Overcoming the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Posted by Margaret Penado on January 14, 2020 at 3:55 PM

Developing Your Game Plan: Wellness and the Industrial Athlete

Posted by Kristy Sands on December 18, 2019 at 11:45 AM

With tightening budgets and pressure to remain staffed, many public sector risk managers have taken an industrial athlete approach to their workers’ compensation programs.

Developing Excellence in Cybersecurity Management

Posted by Henry Svendblad on December 11, 2019 at 11:19 AM

The Role of ERM in Changing Risk Culture

Posted by Jennifer Hills on December 4, 2019 at 10:34 AM

The primary objective of an ERM program is to make risk management an integral part of organizational strategic and business planning processes, as well as a regular part of decision making. ERM provides a framework for using quantitative and qualitative information to evaluate risks and opportunities. ERM can also help transform the organization’s risk culture from risk averse to risk optimized.

Liability for Police Encounters

Posted by Michael and Ben on November 26, 2019 at 4:36 PM

Intent vs. Impact

Posted by Mauricio Velasquez on November 13, 2019 at 12:40 PM

Diversity issues or employee relation issues (among people who are different) typically involve two people. The perpetrator or the initiator of the behavior is one party and the target or the receiver of the behavior is the second party. The diversity issue or incident (sometimes it is one “moment of truth”) is defined as a behavior, an action, or a series of behaviors (a pathology or trend) that one party (the target) feels or concludes based on the initiator’s behavior(s).

How an Accurate Statement of Values can Secure the Proper Insurance Coverage

Posted by Shaun Callahan on November 6, 2019 at 12:38 PM

A statement of values (SOV) is a declaration to insurance providers indicating which properties your entity intends to insure. For risk management professionals concerned about property risk exposures, an up-to-date, accurate SOV is critical.

Maintaining basic information and insurable values alongside detailed property data can help ensure your organization is receiving the proper insurance coverage at the best rates. Here are three ways you can ensure your SOV is working for you.

The Value of Basic Building Information

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