Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 9, September

Carving out a PPO Network
There has been considerable debate recently about several innovative methods being tested to reduce the cost of workers' compensation. Many companies are experimenting with ways to bring the cost-containment techniques that have helped reduce the cost...
Cashing in on Medical Spending Accounts
Medical spending accounts (MSAs) are a popular fringe benefit offered by many employers. Touted for the potentially dramatic tax savings MSAs can offer employees, large savings are also possible for employers when these accounts are utilized fully. ...
Executive Forum
THE CLEAN AIR ACT (CAA), CLEAN Water Act (CWA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) are some of the environmental regulations at the Federal level. In addition, there are related city,...
Flight to Quality
To risk managers who deal with myriad exposures, aircraft liability may seem to be a relatively unimportant issue. This is particularly true if the risk manager's company owns aircraft, since it is fairly easy to identify and manage the risks associated...
Flight to Quality: Since Organizations That Rent or Hire Aircraft Can Be Liable for Significant Non-Owned Aircraft Exposures, Risk Managers Must Develop Methods for Managing These Risks
To risk managers who deal with myriad exposures, aircraft liability may seem to be a relatively unimportant issue. This is particularly true if the risk manager's company owns aircraft, since it is fairly easy to identify and manage the risks associated...
How to Transplant Organ Transplant Risk
David Crosby admits he lived the stereotypical rock and roll lifestyle for 25 years, pushing his body far beyond normal healthy limits. Last November, the musician became a liver transplant recipient after a four-month wait, putting a recognizable face...
Insurance Act Changes Sweep Bermuda's Shore
In March 29, 1995, the Insurance Amendment Act 1995 was signed into law in Bermuda. The Act, briefly summarized below, is intended to improve regulation of Bermuda-domiciled insurance companies.Classes of InsurersThe Act requires Bermuda-domiciled insurers...
Insurance Act Changes Sweep Bermuda's Shores
On March 29, 1995, the Insurance Amendment Act 1995 was signed into law in Bermuda. The Act, briefly summarized below, is intended to improve regulation of Bermuda-domiciled insurance companies. Classes of Insurers The Act requires Bermuda-domiciled...
Integrating Benefits
Integrated benefits, also known as 24-hour coverage, is loosely defined as any combination of traditional health and workers' compensation insurance that dissolves the occupational and non-occupational boundaries between the two forms of coverage. For...
Integrating Benefits
Integrated benefits, also known as 24-hour coverage, is loosely defined as any combination of traditional health and workers' compensation insurance that dissolves the occupational and non-occupational boundaries between the two forms of coverage.For...
Managing Off-the-Job Injuries
POTENTIAL SAVINGS FROM, OCCUPATIONAL INJURY DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, WHICH IS A VARIANT OF 24-HOUR MANAGED CARE, GIVE RISK MANAGERS A COMPELLING REASON TO CONSIDER THIS APPROACH FOR NON-OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES'. Senior managers of many corporations are...
Polishing S&P's Crystal Ball
Although the life/health insurance industry is in good financial condition, increasing price competition may be an early warning of future solvency problems, according to a quantitative new ratings system unveiled at a news conference by Standard &...
RIMS Is Coming to Town Planning for the Grand Event
When the RIMS Annual Conference rolls into Toronto next April, it will be the 34th year this grand event has been held. From its humble beginnings in New Orleans in 1963, the conference has increased more than tenfold in size and is now generally regarded...
RIMS Is Coming to Town: Planning for the Grand Event
This article is the first in a three-part series that will inform members about the RIMS Annual Conference--what it is today, how it comes together each year and the benefits it offers to attendees. This initial segment will look at the logistical process...
Special Events Coverage Often a Tug-of-War
Most people who attend parties at corporate facilities or company picnics in public parks probably give little thought to how the facility owners and users divide the risks, responsibilities and insurance issues associated with the event. For municipalities,...
The Evolution of Ergonomics
The desire to optimize work performance has led to many changes in workplace design. Evidence dates back centuries to the evolution of the scythe handle and the development of the yoke for carrying loads over long distances. The term "ergonomics" itself,...
The P&I Club Saga
News Item. June 17, 1994: The U.S. Coast Guard today reiterated that oil tankers trading to and from U.S. ports must carry certificates of financial responsibility (COFRs) to prove they have enough money to pay for oil spill damage claims. News Item....
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