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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.

 
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    Debunking Some Common Safety Myths

    Jul 27, 2017
    Workplace safety best practices are often intangible characteristics that employees take on as their own, so it makes sense that there are a few misconceptions floating around. When there's not an exact science as to how to keep employees safe, there's bound to be confusion about what is/is not true. So let's try to clear up a few of those things.
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    Fatigue Prevention Requires Robust, Vigorous Approach

    May 01, 2017
    Technology and night-shift work are common elements in the U.S. workplace. Both factors can create fatigue hazards on their own, and when combined, the prevalence of sleep deficiency becomes anything but deficient. A myriad of factors causes fatigue, which is why Susan Murphy says a vigorous and robust fatigue risk management system is necessary.
  • first-responder-stress_032717

    First Responder Stress Is Cause for Concern

    Mar 27, 2017
    First responder suicides are a growing concern in the U.S. ASSE professional member emeritus Don Garman, a veteran first responder shares some insight on the topic.
  • combustible-dust-avoid_030817

    Combustible Dust: Avoid These Three Oversights

    Mar 08, 2017
    Combustible dust is a recurring yet often overlooked hazard in many industrial facilities. For many, it can be hard to understand how something called dust can pose dangers. Other oversights include underestimating the hazards present and having an apathetic attitude toward them.
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    Five Things You Need to Include in a Risk Assessment

    Mar 06, 2017
    Everyone knows that you need to do a risk assessment before starting anything. The next bit is the tricky part, though. What do you actually have on a risk assessment? In this post, guest blogger David Cant shares a list of five essential points OSH professionals must cover on any risk assessment.

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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