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PREPARING TO MARKET YOUR PUBLIC ENTITY

In a risk pool, public entities combine their buying power to purchase coverage. Because a pool spreads risk among its members, it’s important to pay close attention to the pool limits, terms, conditions and financial strength as well as determine if the coverage is adequate for your overall exposure.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & RETURN TO WORK PROGRAMS: 3 REASONS FOR FAILURE AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM (PART 3)

This third and final blog in the series will cover the final topic:
REASON # 3: IT IS TREATED AS A “SHINY OBJECT” PROGRAM RATHER THAN A BEHAVIOR CHANGE.

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SAFETY COMMITTEES: LET’S TALK ABOUT PERSONALITIES!

Risk is about the ebb and flow of partnerships. Its achievement is often hard won and bittersweet, but extremely rewarding when all the planets align.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & RETURN TO WORK PROGRAMS: 3 REASONS FOR FAILURE AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM (PART 2)

REASON # 2: PROGRAMS MAY NOT CREATE REWARDS AND INCENTIVES FOR THE PEOPLE MOST RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS SUCCESS.

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REBOOTING YOUR SAFETY CULTURE

Some influences that can alter the safety mindset of your team are changes in management or even changes in your superiors. “TIME” is also a huge factor in the stabilization of your organization’s safety culture. Safety improvements will only last so long until the unforeseen hazards reveal themselves.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION & RETURN TO WORK PROGRAMS: 3 REASONS FOR FAILURE AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM (PART 1)

REASON # 1: THE LEADERS WHO CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN ARE NOT WILLING TO LEAD

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THE “SCHOOL CLIMATE SOLUTION” TO REDUCING K-12 WORKERS’ COMP COSTS

Rising claims and rising costs are the curse of school administrators who continually look for ways to reduce the probability of injuries happening on their campuses, and it’s also why risk managers embrace the saying – “the best Workers’ Comp claims are the ones that never happen.”

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STAY AT WORK: A PRACTICAL SOLUTION FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

For the employer, states offer financial incentives to facilitate transitional duty by reimbursing part of the employee’s salary. For the employee, SAW programs enhance self-esteem and promote healing.

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CYBER RISKS, CYBER SECURITY AND PUBLIC RISK MANAGEMENT

The topics of cyber risk and cyber security have been around for a while, but wrapping our heads around these topics seems to be something with which many of us public risk management professionals struggle.

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