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. 48, No. 12, December

Back to Basics: Concerned with the Growing Number of Repetitive Motion Disorders among Their Employees, Two Risks Managers Implemented a Program of Exercise, Awareness and Positioning. (Ergonomics)
The premise is simple: Most work-related back injuries are preventable. That is what motivated Don Norris, risk manager of the City of Modesto, California, and Marlin Buse, risk manager of the University of Colorado, to implement comprehensive back...
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RIMS Educational Seminars FEBRUARY 4 - 6 DALLAS FUNDAMENTALS OF INSURANCE This course covers the basics of commercial insurance ranging from the essential elements of the insurance transaction to commercial fire and commercial liability insurance...
E-Ffective Risk Management: Two Risks Managers on Limited Budgets Used Online Risk Management Programs to Enhance Their Services. (Online)
Although separated by thousands of miles, two time zones and an international border, Connie Burkhard and John Kerr have one thing in common: an innovative use of Internet technology that makes their work more efficient and their customer service more...
Enterprise Wide: Building a Risk Management Program from the Ground Up
Seven years ago, Gert Cruywagen started from scratch to create a comprehensive risk management system. In 1994 Gert Cruywagen came to the Iscor Corporation, based in Pretoria, South Africa, faced with an almost insurmountable task: establish an enterprisewide...
Enterprise Wide: Building a Risk Management Program from the Ground Up: Seven Years Ago, Gert Cruywagen Started from Scratch to Create a Comprehensive Risk Management System
In 1994 Gert Cruywagen came to the Iscor Corporation, based in Pretoria, South Africa, faced with an almost insurmountable task: establish an enterprisewide risk management program for a resources company that deals in the industries of steel, iron...
Ergonomics: Back to Basics
Concerned with the growing number of repetitive motion disorders among their employees, two risk managers implemented a program of exercise, awareness and positioning. The premise is simple: Most work-related back injuries are preventable. That is what...
Executive Forum: Step Forward
MOST SUCCESS STORIES HAVE A COMMON THREAD-THEY ALL begin and end with people. Risk management is no different. Those of us in the profession can get caught up in the risk part of our jobs and forget the management part. While we can become successful...
Financial Support for Identity Theft Claims
coverage AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions offers AIG Personal Internet Identity Coverage (PIIC), a policy designed to help businesses and other organizations address the online privacy concerns of consumers by offering reimbursement of financial losses and...
Financial Support for Identity Theft Claims. (Coverage)
AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions offers AIG Personal Internet Identity Coverage (PIIC), a policy designed to help businesses and other organizations address the online privacy concerns of consumers by offering reimbursement of financial losses and legal...
Fraud: Fighting Small Town Fraud in Upstate New York
A pilot program to stop fraud in Broome County, New York is already starting to pay for itself. From across the highway, there is a good view. Mr. F has been seen working in his yard, climbing up and down his ladder and painting the eaves of his roof....
Fraud: Fighting Small-Town Fraud in Upstate New York
From across the highway, there is a good view. Mr. F has been seen working in his yard, climbing up and down his ladder and painting the eaves of his roof. Following six weeks of observation for eight hours a day, the video surveillance finally pays...
Freud, Fishing and Risk Management
end analysis The Australian Risk Management Standard AS/NZS 4360 (1999) definition of risk management reads: "The culture, processes and structures that are directed towards the effective management of potential opportunities and adverse effects." Two...
Freud, Fishing and Risk Management. (End Analysis)
The Australian Risk Management Standard AS/NZS 4360 (1999) definition of risk management reads: "The culture, processes and structures that are directed towards the effective management of potential opportunities and adverse effects." Two words...
Grassroots Success in Ohio
rules & regulations Risk managers, employers and insurers achieved a major victory this summer in Ohio with the passage of Senate Bill 97, the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Availability Act. The legislation was signed by Governor Bob Taft in July,...
Grassroots Success in Ohio. (Rules & Regulations)
Risk managers, employers and insurers achieved a major victory this summer in Ohio with the passage of Senate Bill 97, the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Availability Act. The legislation was signed by Governor Bob Taft in July, and became effective...
Indexing Progress at the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia: Ella Young and Her Team Created an Index of Comparison to Measure Losses for the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia. (Tracking Loss)
When the power company that Ella Young worked for in Alberta was making changes three years ago, she had to make a decision: Move to its Houston headquarters or find a new job. What influenced her choice was working with the power company's risk management...
Online: E-Ffective Risk Management
Two risk managers on limited budgets used online risk management programs to enhance their services. Although separated by thousands of miles, two time zones and an international border, Connie Burkhard and John Kerr have one thing in common: an innovative...
Reservists' Rights
risk reporter As of October, more than twenty-- seven thousand U.S. reservists had been called up for duty and over one million reservists were waiting in the wings. Employers and managers must understand the employment rights of those reservists called...
Reservists' Rights. (Risk Reporter)
As of October, more than twenty-seven thousand U.S. reservists had been called up for duty and over one million reservists were waiting in the wings. Employers and managers must understand the employment rights of those reservists called for active...
Step Forward. (Executive Forum)
MOST SUCCESS STORIES HAVE A COMMON THREAD--THEY ALL begin and end with people. Risk management is no different. Those of us in the profession can get caught up in the risk part of our jobs and forget the management part. While we can become successful...
Tracking Loss: Indexing Progress at the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia
Ella Young and her team created an index of comparison to measure losses for the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia. When the power company that Ella Young worked for in Alberta was making changes three years ago, she had to make a decision:...
Worker Safety: John Deere Proves It's Possible
In 1975, Deere & Company declared workplace injuries to be inherently preventable events for which management is responsible. This recognition--looking at workplace injuries as controllable events, or, more important, as events that should be controlled,...
Worker's Compensation Marketplace
The workers' compensation marketplace was hardening prior to September 11, 2001, but now, as a result of the events of that day, workers' compensation payments in excess of $1 billion have been predicted. This alone would be a huge loss to insurers and...
Workers' Compensation Marketplace. (Risk Reporter)
The workers' compensation marketplace was hardening prior to September 11, 2001, but now, as a result of the events of that day, workers' compensation payments in excess of $1 billion have been predicted. This alone would be a huge loss to insurers...
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