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Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty

Membership

Join the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty for access to a network of risk management and loss control subject-matter experts, as well as relevant industry education and information.

risk-management-mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty member community is the premier resource for ASSP members seeking technical knowledge and expertise regarding risk management and loss control. We cater to safety professionals employed by insurance carriers, insurance agencies and brokers that provide risk management and loss control services to their clients.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty community, we provide the following:

  • Networking opportunities via social media groups, conference calls and in-person meetings like the annual Professional Development Conference so you can connect with top industry professionals
  • Professional development opportunities, including safety-focused risk management and insurance education that you can immediately put into practice, mentor relationships that facilitate sharing knowledge, and volunteer and leadership opportunities to build your skills and enhance your resume
  • Safety-related, risk management- and insurance-focused content that you can put into practice and share with employers and colleagues to to create safe, productive work environments

Why It Matters

By hiring risk managers and loss control professionals, insurance carriers, agencies and brokers aim to go beyond just servicing claims to actually help their clients proactively identify hazards, manage risk and prevent losses. These services are important to clients and, therefore, important to insurance industry institutions that want to attract and retain clients by adding value. This makes it especially important for you to have access to top industry professionals and technical content so you can stay ahead of the risk topics and create value for your employer and their clients.

How to Join

ASSP members: Log in to your ASSP account to upgrade your membership.

Non-members: Join ASSP and your desired practice specialties at the same time.

News

Get the latest news from the ASSP Risk Management and Insurance Practice Specialty, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
  • Coal Miner Working in Mine

    Study Finds Disparity in Effectiveness of OSH Regulations for Miners in Developing Countries

    Nov 29, 2018
    In a recent IOSH-funded study conducted by Cardiff University, “Representing miners in arrangements for safety and health in coal mining: A global perspective,” researchers examined “the history of representation on OSH and the nature, operation and context of present-day arrangements for worker presentation on OSH in coal mining.”
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    Changing the Hidden Safety Culture

    Nov 14, 2018
    A “Leading Thoughts” article by Robert Pater examines the hidden aspects of safety culture and their effect on an organization. He also outlines 10 steps leaders can take to identify and address these underlying issues.
  • Construction Workers Receiving Training

    Measuring the Effectiveness of Toolbox Safety Training

    Nov 08, 2018
    A recent study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NIOSH researchers examined the impact of toolbox talks, particularly those that include a narrative element, on the knowledge gain experienced by workers who participated.
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    First-Ever Industry-Specific Sustainability Accounting Standards Issued

    Nov 07, 2018
    Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has issued a set of 77 industry-specific standards that aim to enable businesses to effectively disclose financially material, decision-useful sustainability information to investors.
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    Safety Pros Can Learn About Total Worker Health at Seminarfest 2019

    Nov 06, 2018
    At ASSP's Seminarfest 2019, attendees can learn why the Total Worker Health model developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is the way of the future. The advanced approach can help break down organizational silos and foster a more holistic view of employee well-being.

Resources

  • ASSP Risk Management and Insurance Practice Specialty LinkedIn Group

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty and volunteer for a position on our Advisory Committee. Or, consider running to be elected as assistant administrator, which, after two years, leads to the office of administrator. As a volunteer leader, you can lend your time and expertise to our many initiatives, while developing transferable leadership and team-building skills. Leadership positions within ASSP help members reach their highest level of performance, both on the job and in the Society. 

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Risk Management/Insurance Advisory Committee

Administrator John F Stevens, CSP, CMIOSH

Assistant Administrator Greg W Bordner, P.E., CSP, CPE

Assistant Professional Development Chair Thomas M Lotz, CSP, ARM

Awards & Honors Chair Dirk J Duchscherer, CSP, ARM

Content Coordinator Gregory Brian Griffith, CSP, ARM, CPCU

Government Affairs Chair Steven E NyBlom, CSP, ALCM, ARM

Membership Chair Greg W Bordner, P.E., CSP, CPE

Nominations & Elections Chair Francis P Sehn, CSP, ARM

Professional Development Chair Leslie M Batterson, CSP

Secretary David S Marciniak, P.E., CSP

Social Media Chair Kevin M Murray, CSP

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Technical Question Coordinator Cameron J Boots

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