235 Risk Management for the Safety Professional

Management of corporate risk is a critical part of every organization's management process. The safety and health professional needs to understand and apply a wide variety of best practices beyond "simple" accident prevention. This seminar provides a framework for understanding the risk management process, and its implications for corporate financial and operational management. Designed for practicing safety professionals, the seminar emphasizes the complementary financial and contractual controls that can be used to assure the organization’s survival and profitability. Through case studies, you will conduct a thorough analysis of an organization's risks, examine the wide variety of risk management techniques to address real-world financial needs of risk management, and see the impact of insurance and other risk financing programs on the cost of risk.

Learn to
• Prioritize your organization's pre-loss and post-loss objectives
• Identify and analyze loss exposures and their full impact on your organization
• Select appropriate risk control and risk financing methods, including insurance programs, risk retention and contractual risk transfer
• Reduce the cost of Workers’ Compensation and other insurance programs
• Apply the risk management process to tactical and strategic issues

Instructor(s): Philip E. Goldsmith, CSP, ARM, Deputy Chief, Risk Management, National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

Credit: 3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 2.05 Safety CM Points # 09-2805 / 21 CHMM CMPs