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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.

 
  • Why It’s Time to Rethink Cargo Truck Tank Safety

    Why It’s Time to Rethink Cargo Truck Tank Safety

    Jul 12, 2018
    Confined space hazards in cargo truck tanks are an afterthought for many employers. A new article by Daniel J. O’Connell, CSP, ASP, CET, outlines the unique risks presented by these environments and provides guidance to help safety professionals.
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    Using Virtual Reality as a Fall Protection Training Tool

    Jul 10, 2018
    When working at height, all involved must understand the hazards present in such environments. ASSP’s new VR Fall Protection Experience app provides an immersive experience in which users enter a virtual environment to learn how to operate safely when working at height.
  • ASSP Communities Recognize Safety Professionals of the Year

    Jul 01, 2018
    During Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX, ASSP's practice specialties and common interest groups recognized members for their ongoing efforts and contributions to the Society.
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    Machine Shop Safety: Learning From Incidents to Improve Safety Performance

    Jun 28, 2018
    Following a workplace injury, Woods Hole Oceanographic institution (WHOI) developed a comprehensive machine shop safety program to proactively address the safety issues that existed in its 25 machine shops
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    OSHA Silica Enforcement: Behind the Statistics

    Jun 27, 2018
    Federal OSHA enforcement of its requirements for general industry and maritime under the new silica rule started on June 23, 2018. However, OSHA will assist employers that are making good-faith efforts to meet the new standard’s requirements during the first 30 days of enforcement.

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. 

Interested in leading?


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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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