Safety Program

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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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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Free Safety & HR Toolkit

By  Heather Hughes | 6/3/2021 1:00 pm

At Public Entity Partners, we prioritize the safety and well-being of your entity’s employees. We offer extensive resources, including training, to help you keep employees safe, reduce liability and safeguard public resources. In fact, some of our most-requested training resources are centered on human resource and safety issues.

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Preventing Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards

By  Halie Gallik | 1/6/2021 8:00 am

Are you looking for safety-related tips and roll call-style training to share with your team? All PE Partners members have access to EHS Hero, powered by Simplify Compliance, which allows you to easily tap into information on hundreds of safety topics. One top safety topic is the prevention of slips, trips and falls, which are some of the most consistent causes of workers’ compensation claims. There are numerous potential slip, trip and fall hazards in every workplace, and each year thousands of disabling injuries occur as a result of these hazards.

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Safety Partners Grant

7/30/2020 4:00 pm

Public Entity Partners’ grant and scholarship programs provide financial assistance to members, enabling them to purchase safety and loss prevention items, and to seek training opportunities for increasing their knowledge of risk management and loss control techniques.

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Safety Partners Grant

6/25/2020 4:00 pm

Public Entity Partners’ grant and scholarship programs provide financial assistance to members, enabling them to purchase safety and loss prevention items, and to seek training opportunities for increasing their knowledge of risk management and loss control techniques.

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