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. 36, No. 5, May

A New Course in Crime; Captive Use Rising
A new course in crime; captive use rising As the world becomes a more dangerous place to do business, risk management is making headlines. Here in the United Kingdom, two such headlines recently crossed my desk. The first is a new course in crime...
Canadians Contemplate Environmental Dilemma
Canadians Contemplate Environmental Dilemma Although risk managers and insurance-industry professionals in Quebec work with different laws, insurance market and even a different language from the rest of Canada and the United States, they nevertheless...
Hands-On Approach to Avoiding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hands-on Approach To Avoiding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Corporations have spent millions of dollars on the fallout effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). Some of the many costs of the syndrome involve replacing workers and providing them with hospitalization,...
IRS Outlines Bermuda Tax Refund Procedures
IRS Outlines Bermuda Tax Refund Procedures Under the Bermuda Tax Treaty, federal excise taxes due for premiums paid to certain Bermuda insurance companies were subject to refund. This provision was retroactive to January 1, 1986, and effective until...
Learning the Pitfalls of Casualty Rating Plans
Learning the Pitfalls of Casualty Rating Plans The risk manager is responsible for millions of dollars of expenses. Unlike other members of the management team, whose effectiveness is measured by such indices as size of staff and budget, the risk...
Making Second-Injury Funds Your Number Two Priority
Making Second-Injury Funds Your Number Two Priority Second-injury funds were developed to reduce the impact of a singularly large workers' compensation claim in the event a handicapped worker, injured on the job, aggravates an earlier impairment....
Massachusetts RIMS Tries to Keep Up with Pollution Issues
Massachusetts RIMS Tries to Keep Up with Pollution Issues "Environmental issues are almost impossible for a risk manager to keep up with on an infrequent basis," says Lynne Miller, president of Environmental Strategies Corporation. "So much is happening...
The Benefits of Prevention Programs
The Benefits Of Prevention Programs Shortly after employers felt the sharp pinch of spiraling health care costs in the early 1980s, various programs were implemented to prevent accident and illness both on and off the job. In theory, by instituting...
The Body Is Willing, but Is the Mind Able?
The Body is Willing, But is the Mind Able? Thousands of industrial injury claims are filed each year with insurance carriers across the United States. If these injuries occur in connection with an individual's employment, workers' compensation benefits...
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