Risk Academy

Continuing Education seminars from experts

The purpose of the Risk Academy series is to equip insurance buyers with the strategies, tips, and intel necessary to mitigate risk while securing the most favorable insurance terms and conditions. Each installment in this series will take a “deep dive” into a particular aspect of mitigating risk and understanding insurance needs. Participants will leave feeling more informed and better prepared to make wise decisions regarding their risk management processes and constructing their insurance portfolios.

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David Macpherson Divisional Director Crisis Management at CJ Coleman David has 18 years’ experience in the London Market during which time he has developed an expertise in the field of Terrorism and Political Violence, working with some of the world’s largest organizations to design and implement their global programs. He has inherited a deep understanding […]
Navigate the evolving legal landscape surrounding recreational cannabis in Maryland. Includes topics: drug testing and screening policies, marijuana related convictions and hiring, DOT employers & federal contractors, workplace safety, and lessons learned from other states
Learn about multi-factor authentication and other risk management controls that businesses can implement to protect their organizations. Discover what coverages are available and which are the best cyber insurance options.
Employee sign off can be very important during the early stages of work. If the employee understands that when they signed off on an agreement, that they agreed to this before anyone was injured. Bert Randall mentions that “what if the person refuses to sign”, it can be much easier to have someone sign before anybody is even injured.
Proper documentation is a critical component of a Workers’ Compensation program, as it helps to ensure that all parties involved in the claim process understand their roles and responsibilities. Establishing clear roles and responsibilities in the documentation process can help to minimize confusion and delays, and ensure that all necessary information is collected and recorded in a timely and accurate manner. Proper documentation is critical, Bert Randall explains, as if you must stand in front of a judge you have a trail of documentation to keep you protected.
Post-accident drug testing is a common component of a workplace safety program, particularly in industries where drug use could pose a significant risk to the health and safety of employees, such as construction, transportation, and manufacturing. The purpose of post-accident drug testing is to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the cause of the accident. Bert Randall goes over why this can be industry specific, industries with high regulations such as DOT drivers and or safety sensitive roles.