5 Ways to Identify & Prepare for Emerging Risks

In the last twenty years, the unexpected has become commonplace in risk management. So how do we plan for what’s next? This session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition examined strategies to identify and plan for emerging risks. Speakers included: Chris Mandel, Senior Vice President & Director, Sedgwick Institute Jeff Mycroft, Vice President […]

Assessing Wearables: Considerations Beyond Technology

Wearable technology can be an effective way to train employees and reduce workplace accidents, but they can also create privacy concerns. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, panelists discussed the different types of wearables and how utilization of data intersects with labor, employment and human resources regulations. Speakers included: Brad Waldron, […]

Addressing PTSD in the Workplace

The occurrence of school shootings, store robberies and job-related fatalities have all contributed to the increase in cases of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) in the workplace. This session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition discussed the need to address the issue on a broader basis. Speakers included: Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Vice President, […]

The ABCs of Cyber Risk Management

This session at the PARMA 2019 Annual Risk Management Conference highlighted best practices for prevention, management and handling of cyber-related claims. Speakers included James P. Wagoner at McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth Graham Van Leuven at Clyde & Co. Lejf E. Knutson at McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth Assessing Cyber Vulnerabilities The following […]

Teddy Award-Winning Employers Showcase Their Successful Strategies

This session at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference featured workers’ compensation program concepts from Risk & Insurance’s 2017 Teddy Award winners. The Valley Health System Barbara Schultz, Director, Employee Health and Wellness Establishing Active Shooter Training Valley Health is a regional healthcare system with over 5,000 employees. One of their largest exposures […]

Risk Manager Perspectives on Insurance Disruptors

At the 2017 Advisen Casualty Insights Conference, a panel of risk managers discussed the disruptors they are seeing in their business and disruptors they would like to see in the insurance marketplace. The panel included: Stephen Kempsey – U.S. Casualty Practice Leader, Marsh (moderator) Jennifer De La Torre – AVP Risk Management, AT&T Roger Hammer […]

Teddy Award-Winning Employers Showcase Their Successful Strategies

This roundtable session at the 2016 National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference provided key strategies and tangible practices from this year’s Teddy Award Winners. Panelists included: Danielle Hill, Human Resources Compliance Manager, Hampton Roads Transit Jennifer Massey, Corporate Director of Safety and Health and Claims Management, Harder Mechanical Contractors Laurie English, Senior VP, Chief Human […]

Creating a World-Class Risk & Safety Culture

In this session at the 2016 California Workers’ Compensation & Risk Conference, three seasoned risk management professionals shared their experiences around changing the mindset, and ultimately the culture, of organizations to become safety focused. Speakers included: Dan Holden, Manager, Corporate Risk & Insurance, Daimler Trucks North America Heidi Bastien, Director of Risk Management, Rubio’s Restaurants, […]

“Comp Talks” – Three Powerful Sessions in One Hour

“Comp Talks 2016” featured three women in risk management who discussed their formulas for success in developing and maintaining winning risk management programs. The speakers for this 2016 WCI session included: Moderator: Joe Picone, CPCU, AIC, Claim Consulting Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson, Glen Allen, VA Panel: Michele Adams, Vice President, Risk Management Services, Walt […]

Developing an Effective Safety Training Program

The speaker for this 2016 WCI session was Normagene Dmytriw, CPSI, CPLP, Senior Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Broward County Government, Risk Management Safety and Occupational Health Section. This presentation discussed the five critical steps needed for an effective safety training program. Safety training is an investment that when done well, improves the overall safety of […]

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