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Published on September 27, 2017 in Risk Management

Winter Preparedness for Towns and Cities: What You Can Do

Start your pre-season planning now to avoid winter-related damage. Read More

Published on July 13, 2017 in Risk Management

Preventing Loss by Managing Students with Challenging Behaviors

Violence against teachers results in, lost wages. lost days of work (927,000 days/per year nationwide), training and replacement of teachers leaving the school or profession prematurely, medical and psychological care, student disciplinary proceedings, increased workers’ compensation claims and premiums and incarceration of perpetrators. Learn how to train your way to safety. Read More

Published on May 8, 2017 in Property & Liability, Risk Management

Mitigating Workers’ Comp Costs: Return-to-Work for the Public Sector

Learn how "return-to-work" programs can help manage and reduce workers' comp costs. Read More

Published on February 16, 2017 in Property & Liability, Risk Management

Thermal Imaging Technology & Municipal Facilities

Battling the elements, water leaks (and mold!), preventing heat loss, finding fire, and improving energy efficiency. These are just some of the reasons why thermal imaging is an important tool for municipalities. At MIIA, the cost for damage from a burst pipe averages over $80,000 with the capacity to exceed $500,000 – reason enough to look into thermal imaging as a preventative measure. Read More

Published on February 2, 2017 in General, Risk Management

MIIA presents Loss Control, Wellness awards during Annual Meeting

MIIA presents Loss Control, Wellness awards during Annual Meeting Read More

Published on January 16, 2017 in General, Risk Management

MIIA workshops to cover workplace safety, stress management

MIIA workshops to cover workplace safety, stress management Read More

Published on June 1, 2016 in General, Risk Management

Seasonal employees and summer conditions bring risks

Summertime often brings a need to hire seasonal workers for municipal jobs, such as at summer camps, swimming pools, and with schools and public works departments. These hires, often high school and college students, create safety and liability concerns for municipalities – risks that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Read More