Loss Control

Risk Management Educational Series

By  Heather Hughes | 3/9/2023 7:05 am

Public Entity Partners is partnering with MTAS (Municipal Technical Advisory Service) to present a special virtual educational series on risk management for our members. Identifying, managing and mitigating risk is everyone’s responsibility. When these are effectively implemented and regularly applied, they can save your organization money.


PEP Hosting Safety Meetings with MTAS

By  Heather Hughes | 2/9/2023 7:30 am

Public Entity Partners is committed to risk management and educating our members on best practices. In February and March, PE Partners will offer “Developing a Culture of Safety” educational workshops on loss prevention strategies.


Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS/Drones) Compliance

By  Heather Hughes | 1/5/2023 7:05 am

The use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS/Drones) by local governments has become commonplace for assistance with law enforcement, fire services, search and rescue, facility inspections and filming special events. While UAS can be of great value due to the various ways they are used, governmental entities should understand the limitations, regulations and laws that must be followed when utilizing UAS.


Collierville Receives PRIMA Scholarship

By  Debbie Yeager, West TN Member Services Representative | 12/9/2022 7:15 am

Jennifer Benjamin, risk management and safety coordinator with the Town of Collierville, was a recipient of the Excellence in Risk Management Scholarship by Public Entity Partners, which allowed her to participate in the National Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, earlier this year.


PEP Launches New Cyber Security Partners Grant

By  Tahtia Mitchell, Loss Control Specialist | 12/9/2022 7:05 am

Because many local governments lack strategies and tools for preventing cyber crimes and are vulnerable to successful cyberattacks, Public Entity Partners is now offering a new Cyber Security Partners Matching Grant Program.


TnPRIMA Scholarships Assist Training Members

By  Callie Westerfield, Director of Member Services | 11/10/2022 12:50 pm

The best loss is the loss that never happens. Proper training is a key step in preventing losses from occurring.


PEP Celebrates 43rd Anniversary

By  Heather Hughes | 11/10/2022 12:50 pm

In October 1979, the City of Hendersonville and the City of Athens entered into an interlocal agreement to cooperatively manage their claims exposures and costs, which created the entity that today is known as Public Entity Partners (PEP). Our organization was one of the first statewide municipal liability pools established in the nation. Forty-three years later, Public Entity Partners works with more than 500 members representing more than 90% of non-self-insured Tennessee municipalities.


Partnering for Success Webinars Continue

11/10/2022 12:40 pm

Public Entity Partners’ annual Partnering for Success Webinar Series is designed to increase knowledge of current risk management exposures and provide helpful information on topics that are important for public entities. These webinars are free for PE Partners members.


Winter Weather Hazards

By  Heather Hughes | 11/10/2022 12:35 pm

If your job responsibilities include snow and ice removal during the winter months, you could face a variety of safety and health hazards.


Property Conservation Grant Applications Available

By  Heather Hughes | 10/6/2022 5:30 am

As stewards of public tax dollars, our members are tasked with protecting and preserving public facilities. While property coverage can protect you in the event of a loss, taking steps to reduce the severity or frequency of a property loss is sound risk management. The Property Conservation Grant provides funding for the purchase of property loss prevention and control items.