Summary: One of the leading causes of distracted driving is passengers. The goal of the webcast is to assist participants in identifying liability exposures from drivers distracted by passengers.
Elements of a Successful Vehicle Safety Program ANSI - Z15.1 Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations
Summary: Most companies that own and operate vehicles are not covered by the Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. A company should recognize whether or not it is required to follow the DOT standards based upon the type of equipment it possesses. This webcast provides guidance on how to develop a Vehicle Safety program for those companies that need not follow DOT standards.
Cool Tools for Driver Supervision: Explore the New Technologies
Summary: What are the most effective ways to manage driver safety? This has always been a challenge. Learn how to go beyond road tests and checking MVR's to more proactive options with the new monitoring devices available. These tools can help understand how well drivers practice defensive driving! Join us to explore these new tools to help reduce accidents.
Negligent Entrustment and Your Fleet Risk Management Program
Summary: This webcast defines in layman's terms negligent entrustment of a vehicle and the associated risks to an organization's assets. Failure to apply due diligence in driver hiring and training policies and programs can lead to catastrophic losses. This webcast reviews the essential risk management controls and best practices that will help organizations avoid these losses. A proactive Fleet Safety Program can help steer clear of the pitfalls and perils of negligent entrustment.
Power Quality Issues - Electrical Surge Protection
Summary: This webcast covers and explores the topic of power quality as it relates to electrical risk management.
Keeping the Lights On - Electrical Equipment
Summary: A review and discussion on what can be done to keep an electrical distribution system in a safe and reliable condition.
Liquor Liability: Management Survival Guide
Summary: This webcast will identify some of the more significant liquor liability exposures by reviewing typical case histories and focusing on the contributing factors that led to these events. The focus will be on bar and restaurant service and special events service such as weddings, meetings, private parties and conventions.
Care, Custody and Control: Who's Liable?
Summary: From cars to dentures, from laptops to purses and golf clubs, many organizations find themselves assuming custody of property that belongs to others. This webcast will walk through the process of identifying exposures and providing strategies to develop programs and training to minimize loss and liability.
Volunteer Risk Management
Summary: How does protecting a volunteer differ from protecting an employee? Are there laws that provide special protection for volunteers? Are volunteers immunized from liability under federal and state volunteer protection statutes? Is a nonprofit protected or exposed when a volunteer makes a mistake or causes harm to persons or property? What can nonprofits do to protect their mission? This webcast will explore the answers to these questions and more.
Risk Management Best Practices for Businesses with Child Care Exposures
Summary: This webcast identifies some of the more significant child care exposures and steps that can be taken by management to identify and address these exposures. It also discusses specific policy and procedural best practices that businesses can implement to help reduce or eliminate them. These best practices involve employee selection and training, sanitation and infection control, playroom and nursery equipment and inspection best practices, among others.
Habitational Exposure Risk Management Liability Exposures - A Threat to an Organization's Assets
Summary: This webcast discusses habitational exposure; the definitions of liability and negligence; case studies; risk management issues and controls; common errors in liability risk management; and components to help create a proactive solution to identify and control these exposures.
Human Services - Bullying - Effective Training and Preventative Measures
Summary: In recent months there have been numerous examples in the press of bullying in schools or the workplace, with the unfortunate results sometimes being fatal. How can schools and employers become more aware of these situations? How can they take steps to help prevent them from happening? How can these events be more effectively handled when they do happen? This webcast explores bullying behaviors and what administrators should know about the latest risks and trends of these behaviors.
The Next Wave - Excess Casualty Markets Brace for 2010
Summary: A carefully crafted and appropriately high tower of excess liability coverage remains the most effective way for companies to shield their assets and their shareholders against the potentially catastrophic financial impact of U.S. civil liability lawsuits. Obtaining catastrophic liability insurance can be especially challenging in volatile economic times. Learn more about what companies need to do to protect their assets and new innovative excess casualty coverage and service solutions to help them address this risk.
Public Private Partnership Series #4: Risk Management
Summary: A discussion about the various risks associated with construction and components of a well-structured project-specific P3 Insurance Program.
Public Private Partnership Series #3: Implementation and Experience
Summary: A discussion on engineering procurement construction projects (EPC), water projects, waste water renewal and replacement projects, and public private partnerships (PPP) in the global infrastructure sector.
Public Private Partnership Series #2: 2009 Stimulus Package
Summary: A discussion on the impact of the 2009 Stimulus package released by the Obama administration on the US Infrastructure.
Public Private Partnership Series #1: Legislative and Funding Framework
Summary: There is a general consensus that America's infrastructure is in peril. Many of the nation's roadways are in significant disrepair, bridges and tunnels are crumbling, airports are aging, and many of the country's utility, water and power supply system's are inadequate for today's consumption needs. This podcast discusses the legislative funding and framework for repairing the nation's infrastructure.
Building Bridges: Supporting the Nation's Infrastructure
Summary: Please join us to learn about new developments in privatization and transportation in the U.S., as well as the condition of our transportation network and its relationship to economic activity.
New Era of Global Product Warnings
Summary: A warning label is a notice attached to a product or found in the accompanying instruction booklet that informs the user of the potential dangers associated with normal usage of the product.
Product Safety and Product Liability Prevention
Summary: When a product liability claim is made against a company the company quickly becomes aware of the many areas where they are vulnerable to a plaintiff succeeding in obtaining a judgment against them. Protecting a company from potential lawsuits should be a priority for all levels and departments, from design and engineering to sales and marketing.
Strengthening the Supply Chain's Weakest Link
Summary: With the ever-increasing reliance on outsourced and overseas suppliers, contaminated raw materials and defective components can have serious consequences when incorporated into finished goods. This webcast examines available strategies such as: hazard analysis, contractual agreements, purchasing controls, and insurance to safeguard product integrity and strengthen the international supply chain.
The Key Role of the Company Representative in Litigation
Summary: A company involved in product liability litigation may be subject to detailed and provocative questions by the plaintiff's attorney at deposition and in trial. This webcast provides an important overview on how to select the right company representative in litigation and how to prepare the representative for deposition and trial.
Assessing Risk and Ensuring Compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
Summary: Since the time that it went into effect, The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 has undergone much discussion and interpretation regarding what is required and expected of product manufacturers. This webcast takes a fresh look at the Act.
Nanotechnology: New Technology, New Exposures
Summary: Nanomaterial usage is growing exponentially, creating new products and new manufacturing methods. With new technology comes unknown and unfamiliar loss exposures. Nanotechnology industry experts describe ways LexNanoShieldSM insureds can help avoid or mitigate exposures associated with using nanomaterials in product manufacturing.
Recall-Ready? Post Sale Duties to Warn and Initiating Recalls
Summary: The precautions have been taken to ensure the product is safe, but is the company prepared in the sudden event of a product recall? Is it in a position to alert end-users of new hazards or initiate a recall? Product recalls can be a devastating event for a manufacturer or distributor, not only from a financial standpoint, but a public relations perspective as well. But not initiating a recall when it should be done could not only result in fines and lawsuits, but it is also the leading cause of punitive damage awards in product liability lawsuits. This webcast will help viewers learn what companies can do to become Recall Ready.
Product Liability - The Legal Environment in Canada
Summary: Companies that manufacture and distribute products in Canada may not be fully aware of the product liability legal environment in which they operate. While it shares some similarities, it is different from the system in the United States in many ways. This webcast will provide an overview of the product liability regulations and laws in Canada.
Where is the Weakest Link? Emerging Risks in Global Supply Chains
Summary: With manufacturers seeking to lower their cost of production, supply chains have gone global within the past few years. Parts and services for a single item are often sourced from multiple countries. With the decrease in costs this brings about, come increasing risks to the supply chain.
2013 Wildfires Update - Living Among Nature's Hottest Catastrophe
Summary: In the midst of a difficult wildfire season, the country was shocked by the tragic loss of 19 firefighters in central Arizona at the end of June. On a more positive note, more homeowners, businesses, and communities are learning how to reduce their exposure to wildfires.
2013 Hurricane Preparedness Update
Summary: The Atlantic Hurricane Season, which lasts from June 1 through November 30 each year, is underway. Last year was an active one with 19 tropical storms, eight hurricanes, and one major "Superstorm" developing throughout the season. The signature event of 2012 was "Superstorm" Sandy, making landfall along the New Jersey coastline and creating significant storm surge flooding in northern New Jersey, metro New York and southern Long Island.
2012 Preparing For Winter
Summary: It may come as a surprise to some that the greatest exposure to the risk of building or equipment damage, process equipment malfunction or the malfunction of fire protection equipment due to cold weather is found in areas where extremely cold temperatures occur infrequently. This webcast discusses steps to take to help prepare a facility for winter weather.
Summary: Flooding can occur throughout the year and in any part of the world. Last year was a very active year for flooding, with significant events occurring in the United States, Australia, and Thailand. Being prepared for these events can help reduce damage and downtime so that business operations can be quickly restored.
Fire Protection Impairments
Summary: Fire protection systems are among the most important building subsystems. Removing these systems from service dramatically increases the chance of a facility suffering a severe fire loss.
Summary: One of the leading causes of property loss are fires relating to hot work operations. This webcast gives viewers new insight to help them better understand the risk, control the hazard, and properly manage hot work operations.
NFPA 96: Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations
Summary: The goal of the webcast is to assist participants in identifying and prioritizing liability exposures from commercial cooking equipment and its surroundings at a restaurant.
Homeland Security Series #4: Evolving Terrorism
Summary: This podcast addresses the increase in the number of disrupted terrorist attacks, the rise of home grown terrorism, and the continued threat of large scale attacks - and how terrorism continues to evolve and the political and economic impact for the foreseeable future.
Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage: NFPA 30
Summary: This webcast discusses the risks and dangers of dealing with flammable and combustible liquids and simple steps companies can take to significantly lessen the risks associated with them.
NFPA 25 - Sprinkler Testing and Maintenance
Summary: Perhaps the single most important defense against the ravages of a loss by fire is the automatic sprinkler system. In the few instances where a sprinkler system has failed, it is often revealed that the reason for failure can be explained by the lack of proper care and maintenance of the system. This webcast details some of the maintenance and care requirements covered in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 25, the standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.
Winds Of Change - The Shifting Landscape of Catastrophic Risk
Summary: Over the past 25 years, continued aggregation of coastal property values and the ongoing assimilation of physical assets in highly vulnerable areas around the country have created increasing levels of volatility for the property and casualty industry. Normalizing the impact of historic U.S. wind and quake events in terms of population growth and wealth accumulation demonstrates the vulnerability of the industry's balance sheet to major catastrophic events. This webcast explores this topic in greater detail.
Homeland Security Series #3: Risks Associated with Catastrophic WMD Terrorism Incidents
Summary: Almost a decade after the tragedy of 9-11, terrorist activity in the United States and abroad continues to warrant a high level of concern for national security experts. From disrupted terrorist plots to the attempt to blow up an aircraft bound for the United States on Christmas Day 2009, the terrorist threat remains an issue.
Homeland Security Series #2: Al-Qaeda and the Threat of Terrorism in the United States.
Summary: Homeland Security Series - Installment II: Brian Jenkins, one of the world's leading authorities on terrorism and sophisticated crime, discusses terrorist groups.
Homeland Security Series #1: Government Resources and the WMD Scorecard
Summary: Brian Finlay shares the Weapons of Mass Destruction Scorecard and his perspective on how the US Government is aligning resources to ensure safety at home and abroad.
Social Media in the Workplace: Issues and Exposures
Summary: Social Media; i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkdIn, YouTube. Social Media is rapidly becoming a part of everyday work and social life. This webcast explores the benefits and risks associated with the use of social media in the workplace.
New ADA Regulations and the Effective Interactive Process
Summary: This webcast reviews how the ADA Amendments (ADAAA) has heightened the need for an organization to establish, document and follow an effective interactive process.
2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Regulations
Summary: In 2010, the U.S. Government released more rigorous ADA regulations building on the 1991 standards. This webcast provides an overview of the changes in the 2010 regulations, compliance deadlines, and the penalties for failure to comply by the deadlines.
Developing Effective Organizational Support Structures for Providers after Events
Summary: Significant medical errors and adverse medical events not only impact the patient, but can have a significant emotional impact on physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patient. This presentation discusses the importance of having a program to support clinicians in these circumstances.
Safe Injection Practices: Don't Make Assumptions
Summary: Reports in recent industry literature and outbreak investigations by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reveal a failure to comply with safe injection practices, which have led to transmission of bloodborne infections.
Assessing Your Infection Prevention Program with the Healthcare-Associated Infections Best Practices Assessment
Summary: Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and their prevention are an increasing
concern to risk managers as a professional liability exposure. Global Loss Prevention (GLP) has developed a comprehensive assessment tool based upon best practices (BPA) to help hospitals assess their infection prevention and control efforts. Join GLP on this webcast to learn more about HAI risk, assessment, and best practices for prevention.
Specialty Professional Liability Claims
Summary: Lexington's vast underwriting reach and knowledge coupled with the expertise and service provided by its in-house Specialty Professional Liability Claims group establishes it as a market leader in specialty professional liability insurance.