Posts in Risk Management Consulting

  1. Get Your Head in the Game: Six “How-Tos” to Create a Super Bowl-Winning Workplace Safety Culture

    All around the country, cleats are hitting the turf as NFL players throw everything they have into drills and scrimmages at training camp. While you’re enjoying a baseball game, grabbing an ice cream cone, or relaxing at the beach, NFL players are training hard—why? Because you can’t stumble into winning the Super Bowl. The same […]

  2. Are Volunteers Covered Under Workers Compensation or Liability Policy?

    Volunteers are an incredible asset to countless organizations and businesses, from schools and non-profits to eldercare centers and hospitals. According to the latest study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, about 77.34 million people volunteered through an organization last year. The cost-savings of using volunteers are substantial, adding up to an estimated value […]

  3. Fire sprinkler + flaming cheese = water damage: Lessons from a restaurant’s mishap

    A fire sprinkler, as this recent viral video shows, is an effective fire safety tool—but it can be unintentionally discharged when it is accidentally set off by friendly fire or a fire sprinkler head is struck or sheared off by a person or equipment.

  4. Beyond Policies: Are Your Healthcare Employees Prepared to Deal With an Active Shooter?

    Chances are, your healthcare facility probably has some sort of policy in place that would apply in the event of a violent situation in your workplace, such as an active shooter. Your policy might specify a code word or alert that you say over the intercom, or perhaps you have an evacuation or lockdown process […]

  5. What can we learn from the Clinton Email Server? A Non-Partisan Commentary

    Businesses have to use technology to compete and by doing so they are exposed to new risks related to data and network security. Yet options to do anything meaningful to protect data and networks can be confusing, limited or simply inadequate. Further complicating the issue is that society and laws are struggling to catch up […]

  6. Give me the key to your home

    Our privacy and the potential impact of data giants in our lives The information discussed by Marc Goodman in his book Future Crimes is mind boggling. Just when one would grasp all types of cyber-risks and prepare for every possible exposure, a whole new set of concerns is coming to light with the widespread application […]

  7. Not ANOTHER Blog on Cyber Security

    No, really, this isn’t just another blog on Cyber. If by now the news of breaches at Target, Home Depot, Bank of America, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Sony, The US Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Defense haven’t raised alarms for you, there is nothing I can say that will bring you up […]

  8. I’m Interested in Forming a Captive Insurance Company. Where do I start?

    Is your company paying a considerable premium annually to your insurance carrier, but in most years claims payments are far less than the premium? If so, a captive may be a creative way to lower your cost of risk and gain better control of managing your exposures. In this blog, I provide you with three […]

  9. Are you protected from technology related losses? Your Commercial General Liability is no longer enough

    Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance used to be sufficient to protect a business from most major potential claims and lawsuits. Today, with the prevalent use of technology and electronic information, it is no longer the case. In this post, I analyze a court decision concerning a physical loss of IBM’s electronic data to demonstrate why […]