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Engagement, Good Goals Aid in Creating Safety Culture

A team environment among all levels of staff that adheres to the same safety procedures and practices must be in place in order to create a safety culture that will prevent workplace accidents and injuries, said Vik Ramaswamy, risk control …

Chubb: U.S. Chemical Firms Expanding Abroad See Heightened Risk

Foreign risk management challenges will be a growing concern for chemical firms, according to Ernie Salas, vice president, Specialty Casualty & Construction, Chubb. By 2019, the U.S. is expected to run a $77 billion trade surplus in chemicals, according to …

The Changing Landscape of Business Interruption Claims

The high costs related to business interruption should provide an impetus for companies to prep for them in advance, according to industry experts. During a webinar hosted by Marsh, insurance experts detailed the top five issues related to business interruption …

ACE Releases Advisory on Managing Real Estate Liability Risks

A new advisory examining core risk management concerns for commercial real estate property owners and managers was released by ACE Group last week. The advisory, “Managing Real Estate Liability Risks in a Changed Market,” authored by Joseph Fobert, senior vice …

CPCU Society Hosts Social Media Chat Series in July

The CPCU Society will host a Social Media Chat Series this month. Highlighting risk management and insurance industry topics, series sessions will complement sessions scheduled for the 2014 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, which will take place September 20 through 23 …

Swiss Re Risk Officer Says Uninsured Disaster Losses Are Growing

Natural catastrophes are growing more costly and uninsured losses are increasing, according to David Cole, chief risk officer of Swiss Re Ltd. “When they happen, they are more severe,” he said today at a presentation in Zurich. More losses occur …

Survey Reveals Directors’ Top Risk Management Concerns

The threat of regulatory investigations and inquiries, criminal penalties, along with anti-corruption legislation, are among the top concerns for directors and officers according to a new survey conducted by Willis Group Holdings, the global risk adviser and insurance broker, and …

Sentry Insurance Launches Mobile Claims Risk Management Application

Sentry Insurance, a national mutual insurance company, released a mobile version of its risk management solution at the 2013 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles. Sentry Insight Mobile provides an improved, customer-focused way for businesses to receive claims …

Kaplan University Announces New Insurance BA Degree

Kaplan University announced that its School of Business has added three new specialty areas within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program—risk management & insurance, real estate, and wealth management. Kaplan University seeks to prepare students to meet …

In2vate Named Roger Duffield President

On November 6, 2012, in2vate, a risk management company, named Roger Duffield CPCU, ARM, president. Prior to joining the company, Duffield was the director of claims and risk services at Christian Brothers Services, a long-time in2vate client that has administered …