Loss Control

Partnering for Success Webinar Series Launches

By  Heather Hughes | 10/1/2021 9:00 am

The Partnering for Success Webinar Series will be launching this month, and is designed to increase your knowledge on current risk management exposures and topics for public entities. All webinars are free for Public Entity (PE) Partners members. To register or learn more about the webinars, please CLICK HERE.

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Award Winner-Leland Blackwood, City of Maryville

By  Halie Gallik | 9/3/2021 4:00 pm

The City of Maryville provides water, sewer, electric, codes, planning, economic development, fire, police, parks and recreation, and sanitation services to approximately 30,000 citizens. In his role as risk manager for the city, Leland Blackwood has worked diligently for more than 19 years to make safety a priority across the city and among the entity’s more than 300 employees, and to safeguard public resources, including buildings valued at nearly $220 million.

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Award Winner-Upper Cumberland HRA

By  Halie Gallik | 9/3/2021 4:00 pm

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) strives to improve the quality of life for citizens in 14 counties throughout the Cumberland region. They offer a diverse array of community services, including weatherization assistance, community corrections, Head Start, youth programs and public transit.

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Award Winner-Louise Horton, City of Bartlett

By  Halie Gallik | 9/3/2021 4:00 pm

The City of Bartlett in Shelby County has a population of approximately 60,000 citizens. The city provides EMS, fire, parks and recreation, water and sewer services, and also administers the Bartlett Performing Arts & Conference Center, Bartlett Senior Center, community and rec centers, and municipal school district. Bartlett is branded as a “Great place to live, work, raise a family and retire,” and was named one of Tennessee’s safest cities in 2016 and 2018.

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Webinar Series Launches for Fall 2021

By  Halie Gallik | 9/3/2021 4:00 pm

Join us for the Partnering for Success webinar series to increase your knowledge on current risk management exposures and topics for public entities. All webinars are free for PE Partners members.

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BWC Announces Free Employer Training

By  Heather Hughes | 8/2/2021 2:00 pm

Although sound risk management practices can reduce the number and severity of work-related injuries, it is not possible to eliminate every accident or injury. When injuries and accidents do occur, a foundational goal of the workers’ compensation system is to provide prompt medical care to injured employees, and provide a pathway to recovery and returning to the workforce.

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Evaluating Your Facilities for Flood Coverage

By  Aliyah Turner | 8/2/2021 2:00 pm

Almost every property is vulnerable to flooding from lakes, rivers or significant rain events. Regardless of where the water comes from, damage to your facilities can impact your ability to serve the public.

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Free EHS Hero & HR Hero Introductory Training

By  Heather Hughes | 8/2/2021 2:00 pm

We have been encouraging all of our members to take advantage of two free toolkits that we offer as a benefit of membership with Public Entity Partners. These toolkits help you streamline your Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Human Resources (HR) Programs. Both EHS Hero and HR Hero provide time-saving solutions for more efficient and effective employee training, compliance, workflow and productivity.

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Only Three Weeks Until Symposium!

By  Heather Hughes | 8/2/2021 2:00 pm

The 2021 Risk and Insurance Symposium is only three weeks away! We are excited to hold this year’s event at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs on Aug. 25 - 27. There is still time to register for this free event, which is open to all Public Entity Partners members and local agents.

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Reducing Your Exposure to Cyber Attacks

By  Halie Gallik | 8/2/2021 2:00 pm

Your employees can be an asset or weakness in your cyber security program. Cyber criminals will often mimic co-workers as they attempt to trick your employees into clicking on links or giving away protected information by posing as a trusted individual or organization, a practice known as phishing.

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