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Member Spotlight: GSRMA Board Orientation Manual
Posted by Maria Williams in EAGLE Awards, Member Spotlight

We all know that governance of public entity risk pools is a very complex operation.  One of the best ways to resolve this is by implementing a program/process to educate  "new" members on your Board.  Check out how GSRMA accomplished this goal and in doing so, became one of the 2018 EAGLE Award recipients.

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Member Spotlight: Congratulations WSGLP JPA
Posted by Rick Brush in Member Spotlight

We congratulate West San Gabriel Liability & Property JPA school districts as they continually focus on making their school sites a safe environment for their children, families and employees through the use of these funds.

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Ninth Circuit Ruling re Homeless Camping on Public Property: Martin v City of Boise
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Court Decisions

For member agencies that have city or county ordinances regarding camping on public property, the recent ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Martin v. City of Boise may have implications on how you apply those rules.

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Did You Know...About Indexing?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?, Workers' Compensation

Sometimes referred to as a “claims index” or “index report” the ISO ClaimSearch system allows your claims team to generate a claims history report on a claimant.

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New Resources to Help Your District Understand the Value of Threat Assessment
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education

In June 2018, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) released the new report titled, “A Study of the Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters in the US, between 2000-2013”. The report articulates concrete observable pre-attack behaviors of active shooters to help law enforcement, school officials, and others better identify and manage individuals who may be on a path to violence.

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Member Spotlight: City of Oakland Manages a Catastrophic Claim using Paradigm
Posted by Rick Brush in Member Spotlight

As employers, our employees are our most valued assets.  When an employee is injured on the job, it is in the best interest of our employees, the entity, and the EIA to find the best possible care and get the injured worker the best possible outcome.  Read how the City of Oakland was able to accomplish just this with the assistance from Paradigm Outcomes.

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Did You Know... We Have a Tool to Help You Conduct Hazard Assessments for PPE?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?

Cal/OSHA CCR 3380, Personal Protective Devices, requires that employers assess the workplace to determine if hazards are present, or are likely to be present, which necessitate the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  Agencies must document this process through a written certification.

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Member Spotlight: Congratulations to CSRM
Posted by Rick Brush in Member Spotlight

“This is the fulfillment of a long term strategy for CSRM that the PWC has supported over the years."

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Did You Know...There are Multiple Ways to Track Legislative and Regulatory Changes?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?

Successfully tracking legislation and regulations is a chore, here are 3 free resources to make this task easier.

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Did You Know... You are Required to Electronically File your 2017 Form 300A?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?

On April 30, 2018 Federal OSHA posted a trade release clarifying that regulations pertaining to State Plans require all affected employers to submit injury and illness data in the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) online portal.

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