Loss Control

Entry-Level CDL New Requirements

By  Halie Gallik | 1/4/2022 7:00 am

Because municipal entities employ drivers who operate motor vehicles requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), PE Partners is sharing a new requirement for entry-level driver training from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).


March Member Workshops

By  Callie Westerfield | 1/4/2022 7:00 am

The 2022 Member Workshop Series will cover "Understanding the Basics of Underwriting and Risk Management." Register today for the workshop coming to an area near you in March.


Winter Driving Preparedness

1/4/2022 7:00 am

Be sure your employees are well-prepared for driving in wintry weather, particularly if they operate vehicles that are owned by your entity. Preparing in advance for challenging weather reduces risk for your entity and employees, as well as other drivers on the road.


Importance of Certificates of Insurance

By  Jim Bell Hatchel | 12/9/2021 7:00 am

Since PE Partners’ underwriting team consistently receives inquiries from members pertaining to certificates of insurance, we prepared a list of the most frequently asked questions and their answers.


Mitchell Honored at TnPRIMA

By  Heather Hughes | 12/9/2021 7:00 am

At the TnPRIMA Conference in November, Public Entity Partner’s (PEP) very own Tahtia Mitchell, Loss Control Specialist was awarded the 2021 Risk Management Associate of the Year award. “This award is designed to recognize an individual in risk management whose performance was and is exceptional,” according to the TnPRIMA nomination form.


Police Scholarship

By  Tahtia Mitchell | 12/9/2021 7:00 am

Public Entity Partners is committed to helping members provide the cutting-edge, high-quality education and training your police officers deserve as they navigate the challenges of serving and protecting our home communities.


Spring Member Workshops

By  Callie Westerfield | 12/9/2021 7:00 am

Public Entity Partners has scheduled several upcoming member workshops during the month of March. These workshops are designed to help members gain a greater understanding of the basics of underwriting and risk management.


Liability Exposure with Holiday Parades

By  Halie Gallik | 11/2/2021 8:00 am

‘Tis the season for parades! Has your entity considered the risk exposures associated with parades and how you will address them? Some simple risk management steps can help ensure that both those participating and watching parades can have a fun and safe experience.


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.


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.