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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Amanda Miller’s Student Scholar Reflection

PRIMA has a powerful asset in each and every one of its members. I believe there were around 1,200 conference attendees (not including the exhibitors), and I estimate that I met at least 1,100 of them.

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Carl Amritt’s Student Scholar Reflection

During PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference, it was evident that risk managers across the globe have been thinking about this issue in a critical light.

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MANAGING THE RISKS OF INVITEES ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

It is imperative for invitees to be required to self-report to the school any issues related to inappropriate interactions between their employees, etc., or other disciplinary issues involving their employees’ work with the school.

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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT V2V AND V2I TECHNOLOGIES

Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technologies are requisites for the effective deployment of HAV. V2V involves the wireless transmission of data between motor vehicles, while V2I wirelessly connects motor vehicles to public infrastructure such as traffic lights and roadways.

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ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES EXPOSING YOUR ENTITY TO CYBERATTACKS?

Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technologies are requisites for the effective deployment of HAV. V2V involves the wireless transmission of data between motor vehicles, while V2I wirelessly connects motor vehicles to public infrastructure such as traffic lights and roadways.

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RESPONDING TO BULLYING

Every day the media reports on new stories involving children harmed by bullying, in both big and small ways. Any institution that provides programs for children (e.g. schools, day camps, park districts, recreation departments) faces the potential that bullying may occur on its watch and the risk that it may be held responsible for the impact of that behavior, or, at a minimum, be required to defend itself against allegations that it should have done more.

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Shedding Light on Sunshine Laws

All fifty states, the District of Columbia and the federal government have enacted sunshine laws. While these laws vary by jurisdiction, they can be separated into two general categories: open meetings laws and open records laws.

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN DEVELOPING A WHITEWATER PARK

Before building a whitewater park in your city, town or county, it is important to understand the hazards that accompany the construction of these parks. This evaluation will require significant skills in risk identification, contractual risk transfer, signage wording, site inspection and working with your legal consultant, etc.

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BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF GOVERNMENT SOCIAL MEDIA USE

Today, besides people using it to share the latest cute kitten video or network with like-minded professionals, local governments are using social networking platforms to reach out to their citizens.

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