Podcasts & Blogs

Featuring emerging issues impacting the public risk management community, listen and read these resources to remain cognizant of best practices in the profession!
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Factors That Can Provoke Media Scrutiny of Public Safety Agencies (Part 2)

Stay alert! Consider all the aspects surrounding an event and try to anticipate what could generate negative publicity, potentially hurting your agency’s reputation or even influencing an expensive lawsuit.

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Brian Hebert’s 2021 Annual Conference Reflection

Brian Hebert, one of the 2021 Annual Conference student scholars, shares his conference experience.

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Factors That Can Provoke Media Scrutiny of Public Safety Agencies (Part 1)

These days, it can take mere minutes between a call to 9-1-1 and an incident hitting the news.

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The Importance of Mentorship in Risk Management

Melissa Steger and Brianna Gilmore share the importance and satisfaction associated with the mentor/mentee dynamic in risk management. 

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Caroline Erdman’s 2021 Annual Conference Reflection

I became interested in risk management in the fall of 2019, I was unsure what the field entailed but I was eager to learn more. I took my first risk management course this past spring and my professor encouraged us to apply for the PRIMA Student Scholarship.

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Workers’ Compensation in 2030

Chris Mandel discusses how workers’ compensation will look in ten years, through the lens of Dr. Richard Victor’s recently published book, “Scenarios for the 2030s: Threats and Opportunities for Workers’ Compensation Systems”.

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Caveats that Affect the Return-to-Work Timeline

Here are four factors that can impact the recovery timeline of an injured worker and solutions for how to proactively mitigate risks before they cause the lifetime of a claim to extend.

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Creating a Cyber Systems Incident Response Team

Margaret Penado explains how cyber crimes have become the most imminent and costly risks that public entity operations face and why a response team is essential for risk management and will save an organization precious time and efficiency to a cyber event.

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Critical Steps to Designing an Effective Project Insurance Program

While insurance is a key risk management tool that supports projects to be financed and built, there is no “one-size-fits-all” insurance structure that can be applied to all projects. 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.

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