Summary: Distracted drivers continue to be one of the most serious threats to vehicle fleet operations. The National Safety Council estimates that 23% of all vehicle accidents can be attributable to cell phone usage and texting while driving.
Driver Selection: A Critical Element in a Safe Driver Program
Summary: Many companies hire employees who drive vehicles on company business, which can create significant liability exposure for the company. Mistakes in judgment during the driver selection process can lead to vehicle accidents that cost employers thousands of dollars in physical damage, injuries, and litigation, as well as negative publicity. This LexCast discusses developing and implementing a proactive driver selection process to help identify potential problem drivers before they get the keys to a vehicle.
Distracted Drivers: Passengers
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.
CSA 2010: The Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010
Summary: In an effort to reduce the commercial vehicle related fatality rate, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is changing the way it evaluates and addresses the safety of motor carriers and drivers. The Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, or CSA 2010, is the FMCSA's most recent initiative to reduce large truck and bus accidents and fatalities across the United States' roads and highways.
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.
Distracted Drivers: The Dangerous Side of Technology
Summary: One of the most serious new threats to vehicle fleet operations is the issue of the distracted driver. These drivers include associates who drive cars, vans, buses and trucks on company business, and those who may be driving their own vehicles on company business. Studies have shown the distracted driver to be a major accident cause in many vehicle accidents, and that the potential problem may get even worse as new technologies increase even further. This webcast reviews these risk factors in greater details and provides ways to better manage and mitigate them.
Event Safety - Planning for Success
Summary: Planning and hosting an event opens the door for countless risk exposures that a company would normally not face in daily operations. When considering an event, planning, training and execution are essential steps in which risk management practices must be employed in order to minimize risk.
Parking Lots and Walkways: Hazards Hiding in Plain Sight
Summary: Parking lots and the risks that they present may often be overlooked by businesses. Slips, trips and falls are a major cause of liability accidents and pose a considerable threat in parking lots.
Summary: When a business is planning a special event, either alone or in partnership with another entity, there are several considerations that should be considered.
Summary: When entering into a contract, it is important that all aspects of the agreement are reviewed and completely understood. Not taking the necessary time to read over and comprehend a contract can lead to contractual risk in the future. Simply put, bad contracts can equal bad outcomes. This webcast reviews how the application of certain contract provisions can minimize or maximize contractual risks.
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.
Navigating the World of Criminal Background Checks
Summary: A discussion of the process of criminal background checks.
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.
Economic Sanctions and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Summary: Economic sanctions are a tool of foreign policy used by the United States and other governments to advance foreign policy and national security objectives. Companies that engage in foreign trade or travel should have an understanding of economic sanctions in order to maximize business success.
Wandering and Elopement: How to Prevent the Occurrence and What to do if it Happens?
Summary: It is one of the worst fears - a routine bed check at 2:00AM reveals a client is gone. The room is empty, he is not in the bathroom and a quick search indicates that he is no longer in the building. What happens next? Who needs to be notified? Was the back door locked? Where is the first place to start looking for the client? All of these thoughts start to run through the mind at the same time and this webcast will help answer some of them.
Negligence! How Can They Say That?: Risk Management Strategies to Protect Insureds.
Summary: Join us to better understand the key elements of negligence and the effective risk management controls to help guard against claims of negligence. In layman's terms, the basic parts of negligence will be explained and mapped to key safety and risk management best practices. We also detail how to prevent the unsafe acts and conditions which can give rise to claims, as well as the documentation that brings joy to a claims adjuster.
Falling through the Cracks: The Costs of Slips and Falls
Summary: Fall related injuries continue to be among the leading causes of severe injuries and liability claims. At the end of this webcast the viewer should have the tools to identify the risks faced by an organization and an understanding of the available methods to enhance existing safety programs.
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.
Aquatic Risk Management: Basic Tools for Success
Summary: This webcast will present basic aquatic risk management tools for successful facility operations. It will address basic issues such as: training, evaluating, establishing a "zone of responsibility", Emergency Action Plans and more. This presentation will also detail a few best practices that can help increase safety awareness.
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.
Getting a Bigger Bang from Safety Training Dollars
Summary: This webcast reviews steps that should be taken by management prior to safety training to help set the stage for more effective training. During this one hour event we will review important safety training best practices that allow organizations to conduct efficient training sessions that focus on eliciting desired employee behaviors.
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.
Risk Transfer Through Effective Contracts: What Needs to be Known
Summary: Transferring risk to another entity is an important risk management strategy that can often be accomplished through a written contract. Attend this webcast to learn the "do's" and "don'ts" of contractual risk transfer, including how to determine whether risk transfer is appropriate, what contract language is key to ensuring that transfer takes places, and an explanation of key concepts in the field of risk transfer including additional insured endorsements, waivers of subrogation, mutual indemnification and more.
Summary: Many contractors and owner/developers, particularly those operating in the residential sector, have to account for future financial risk associated with large self-insured retentions (SIRs) on past policies. Lexington Insurance Company developed Lex FollowUP in February, 2010, as an insurance solution to buy-out or buy-down SIR obligations on legacy policies. Note: This webcast is for brokers only.
Summary: Stalled, partially complete, and complete-but-vacant projects lay across the United States as a result of a weakened economy and tight credit market. The ownership of many of these projects is changing hands, and with that change in ownership, several important insurance issues can arise. Lexington Insurance Company's Lex Idle Asset Liability Protector is a general liability insurance solution to address several of the key exposures a new owner can inherit via the change in ownership. Note: This webcast is for brokers only.
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.
2012 Hurricane Preparedness Update
Summary: To help prepare for this year's hurricane season, this webcast focuses on precautions and preparations to take before, during, and after a major windstorm event and provide a refresher as well as new insights on protecting businesses and properties against hazards associated with hurricane events.
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 Canada Consumer Product Safety Act: Its Impact and the Implications
Summary: The Consumer Product Safety Act was passed by Parliament on December 14, 2010. The Act was introduced to bring Canada's product safety regime up to standard with those of other jurisdictions (such as the U.S.) and in line with Canada's existing legislation regulating certain classes of consumer products.
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.
Don't let CAT Modeling Scare You!
Summary: Secondary modifiers are data points that the predictive models use to further analyze the quality of the construction of buildings and how they will react to a given windstorm or earthquake. With good data quality, a better prediction of how any given building will perform in a catastrophe event is a critical component in understanding risk acceptance and pricing.
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.
2012 Wildfires Update - Living Amidst Nature's Hottest Catastrophe
Summary: After a relatively dry winter and with much of the U.S. experiencing record high temperatures and extreme drought conditions, many federal, state and forest service agencies are suffering from extreme wildfire activity in 2012. More than fifteen states have already experienced wildfires this year.
Construction and Renovation Projects: Risk and Rewards
Summary: As Healthcare organizations expand, merge, consolidate and plan for the future, many are undertaking expansion projects with new construction and major renovations.
Law and Ordinance Upgrade
Summary: Law and Ordinance Upgrade is Lexington's latest endorsement applicable to the Lexington property policy. It allows Insureds to rebuild covered damaged property to the latest International Building Code even if that code has not yet been adopted by the regulating jurisdiction.
Homeland Security Series #5: Global Risk of Terrorism
Summary: Ten years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the threat of terrorism continues to evolve both in the United States and abroad. This podcast addresses the increased focus on commercial targets by terrorist groups. It also provides a global survey of the growing number of terrorist events directed both at the U.S. homeland as well as key economic centers around the globe such as Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Latin America.
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.
Summary: Lexington Insurance has developed an innovative new coverage enhancement designed to provide a solution for legal liability arising out of spoliation, defined as the unintentional destruction, alteration, or loss of property that serves as material evidence in a legal proceeding.
Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
Summary: The Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Program is one of the most important incentives for creating affordable rental housing in the United States today. In this webcast, Jeffrey S. Lesk shares his expertise on the LIHTC program, the affordability commitment, and the risks and exposures involved.
Summary: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 requires Federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on archeological and historic properties. This LexCast discusses the requirements of the Section 106 process, loss exposures faced by project owners, and prudent risk management techniques for project owners during the planning process and at the time of an unexpected discovery.
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.
The ARkStorm Scenario: California's Other "Big One"
Summary: This LexCast explores the impact of an "ARkStorm", a hypothetical, yet plausible, storm scenario developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts over a two-year period and published by the United States Geological Survey, that could cause nearly three times the potential losses estimated for a severe southern California earthquake with roughly the same annual occurrence probability.
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.
lexPILOT - Property, Income Loss & Ocean Transit
Summary: Companies manufacturing, selling and distributing goods internationally are under constant pressure to manage their financial exposure to loss. Separate policies may result in redundancies and or gaps in coverage. In response, Lexington Insurance and the Marine division of Chartis developed LexPILOT, one integrated all risk coverage form for property and marine cargo exposures including stock throughput type coverage. LexPILOT coverage provides insureds access to the superior loss control, claims and loss management expertise of Chartis worldwide. Note: This webcast is for brokers only.
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.
Lessons Learned in Chile and U.S. Earthquake Resiliency
Summary: The lessons from the 2010 Chilean earthquake are immense and directly relevant and transferable to the U.S. and catastrophe risk management preparedness. This webcast discusses Lexington's Senior Science Advisor Laurie Johnson's trip to Chile and the parallels drawn from the area's recent seismic event.
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.
Can a Sexual Offender be Working Here?
Summary: In this informative introductory seminar, viewers learn how sexual abuse can happen in organizations, including schools, social service and youth development programs, churches and in programs serving seniors and adults with disabilities. Viewers also learn how sexual offenders may think - and operate. Additionally, ten important practices are presented to help keep those in an organization's care safe from an offender. Finally, viewers are introduced to common litigation issues and key strategies to effectively manage an incident or allegation.
How Leadership Can Create And Maintain A Culture of Safety
Summary: This webcast examines the last operation in Praesidium's Safety Equation: administrative practices. Richard Dangel, President and CEO of Praesidium discusses the seven steps to creating a culture of safety. This webcast is primarily focused towards program managers and senior officers.
Play it Safe: Protecting Young Athletes and Their Coaches
Summary: Potential predators are attracted to activities involving children, and sports is no exception. Community-based, non-profit, and elite sports programs face the threat that someone could infiltrate their organization to prey on children or that an innocent coach could be falsely accused of harming a child. This webcast presents five essential practices that can help youth and coaches play it safe in their coaching activities.
Staying in the Loop: The Role of Internal Feedback
Summary: Communication to and from management is critical. This webcast defines the feedback loop within an organization, highlighting the purpose, levels and potential problems.
The Role of Responses
Summary: This webcast addresses the task of responding to an abuse incident after an incident occurs as a key part of preventing abuse. This webcast analyzes the entire response system and the types of reports that require action.
Consumer Participation in Risk Management
Summary: This webcast breaks down the undervalued role of consumer participation in risk management. It clarifies who the consumer is, as well as demonstrates how they are just as important as the members of an organization. Through various case studies, it also explains how the process of monitoring and receiving feedback from the consumer may prevent abuse.
Supervision to Prevent Abuse
Summary: Why supervise those who work or interact with an organization? Supervision is one of the most important functions in preventing sexual abuse in the workplace. Tune in to this discussion - which concentrates on the necessity and challenge of monitoring clients and staff - for helpful tools and best practices designed for management.
Train to Protect: Empowering Staff to Keep an Organization Safe
Summary: Why is training an essential function of risk management? Who needs to be trained? What do they need to know and why? This webcast addresses these questions and explains how to implement an effective training program to help keep clients, staff, and the organization safe from abuse.
How Did He End Up Working Here?
Summary: An organization's first line of defense against abuse is appropriately screening and selecting individuals. This webcast identifies the fundamental ways to reduce the risk of offenders harming those within an organization, based on research and case review.
Consumers, Social Media and Sexual Abuse: What Organizations Should Know About the Latest Abuse Risks and Trends
Summary: This webcast explores the latest risks and trends of abuse in organizations. Learn about how offenders use the Internet to abuse consumers and the growing risks of cyber bullying and sexting.
Prevention through Policies for Safety
Summary: Are policies being read by all members of an organization? More importantly, are they being followed? This is the first webcast in an eight part series outlining the development, implementation, and review process of effective policies to help ensure the safety of those involved in an organization.
Managing Employment Practice Liability Risks in 2013 - Understanding the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Enforcement Priorities
Summary: Understanding the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's enforcement policy and new strategic plan can help manage and minimize the risks associated with employment practices that many organizations face.
Current Trends in Employment Practices Law
Summary: In 2012, it is expected that the key developments in employment practices law will include focus on the EEOC and on new areas of geographic focus, novel litigation theories, and the American Disabilities Act (ADA). This webcast touches upon key risk management strategies to employ, address, and anticipate the increased scrutiny of the EEOC focus.
Dealing with Suspected Wrong-Doing on the Job: Elements of an Effective and Lawful Investigation
Summary: The webcast will cover the 'dos and don'ts' of responding to an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment; how to conduct a legally compliant and thorough workplace discrimination investigation; and how to manage privacy issues while conducting a workplace investigation.
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.
Developments in Applicant and Employee Background Checking: Potential Pitfalls and Recommended Practices
Summary: With the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) scrutiny on the use of background check information, employers face a quandary of how to protect their business and provide a safe work environment for their employees. In addition, many State laws regarding background checks are changing and employers are trying to respond with appropriate procedures.
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.
Dealing with Sick, Injured and Disabled Employees: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of the ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation Laws
Summary: The laws of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Workers' Compensation are often confusing and intersect when dealing with sick, injured, and disabled employees. This webcast discusses these laws and how to approach personnel decision making in their context, as well as strategies employers can take to minimize potential discrimination and retaliation claims.
Managing the Risk of Legionnaire's Disease in Healthcare Facilities
Summary: Legionella outbreaks, which frequently occur in healthcare facilities, have had substantial impact on patients, staff, and visitors. This year a new guideline by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE 188) will recommend that healthcare facilities significantly increase their proactive risk management programs to reduce the prevalence of legionella in facility water systems.
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.
Healthcare Litigation Stress
Summary: A discussion of how and why physicians react to an accusation of malpractice, and the range of strategies they use to diminish the emotional disequilibrium that accompanies this experience.
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.
Summary: Lexington's vast underwriting reach, coupled with the expertise and service provided by its in-house Casualty Claims group, establishes it as a market leader in general liability insurance.
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.
Non-Admitted and Reinsurance Reform Act (NRRA)
Summary: This webcast focuses on the informational needs of underwriters and technical personnel from retail and wholesale surplus lines brokers and explores and explains basic issues such as determining an insured's
"home state", and whether an insured is an "Exempt Commercial Purchaser".