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We are pleased to invite you to Golden State Risk Management Authority’s 14th Annual Training Conference.

This year, we will again be presenting a two day conference, which will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Friday October 19, 2018, at Rolling Hills Resort in Corning, CA.  Please click...Read More

Jun 2018 14 | Posted by liz.smith

Heat Illness Prevention and Information

Sadly, outdoor workers die every summer due to being inadequately prepared for the high temperatures. Prolonged sun exposure and physical exertion put outdoor workers at a special risk, especially for those who are not yet acclimated to the heat or at risk due to personal reasons such as...Read More

May 2018 31 | Posted by liz.smith

IMPORTANT REMINDER: OSHA Form 300A Due Soon

It’s that time of year again -- February 1st marks the deadline to tabulate your annual OSHA Log Summary (OSHA Form 300A) and post it in a common area wherever notices to employees are usually posted. This is the summary only (300A), not the OSHA 300 Form.

The OSHA Form 300A summary must list the...Read More

Jan 2018 02 | Posted by liz.smith

‘Tis The Season…for Slips, Trips and Falls

With wet weather upon us, we here at GSRMA would like to urge you to take extra precautions while walking on floors that could potentially be wet or slippery. The best way to prevent falls is with engineering controls such as rough surfaces, minimizing transitions in flooring and designing walkways...Read More

Nov 2017 09 | Posted by liz.smith

13th Annual GSRMA Conference a Success!

The 13th Annual Conference of GSRMA was a success. The theme “Breakthrough to excellence…your safety program!”  was the backdrop for networking and mingling as members were made aware of the importance of safety to our risk pool. 

For the second year, the two day format was the best attended...Read More

Nov 2017 06 | Posted by liz.smith

June is National Safety Month

Summer begins June 21st, but the season and all the opportunities for fun—and heat related hazards—are officially upon us.  We hope you are all in the safety mindset and heat and water safety have been topics both in your homes and workplaces.

If not, it’s not too late!  June is National Safety...Read More

Jun 2017 07 | Posted by liz.smith

Labor Law Posters

The 2017 labor law posters have been shipped! Depending on the address of your district, they will arrive either via FedEx or USPS. If you do not receive your poster in the next week, please contact our Member Services Department at memberservices@gsrma.org or call us at 530-934-5633.

To assist...Read More

Jan 2017 04 | Posted by liz.smith

Important Reminder - OSHA Form 300A Due

It’s that time of year: February 1st marks the deadline for you to tabulate your annual OSHA Log Summary (OSHA Form 300A) and post it in a common area wherever notices to employees are usually posted. This is the summary only (300A), not the OSHA 300 Form.

The OSHA Form 300A summary must list the...Read More

Dec 2016 29 | Posted by liz.smith

Loss Prevention Services

Allocating staff time and valuable, limited resources to safety programs and training can be difficult for small districts to justify. That is, until the inevitable day when OSHA comes knocking. When OSHA sits down to discuss safety with staff at your district, the value of your efforts is readily...Read More

Aug 2016 24 | Posted by liz.smith

GSRMA’s 12th Annual Training Conference

GSRMA’s 12th Annual Training Conference

We are holding our 12th annual training conference on October 20th - 21st at Rolling Hills Resort in Corning. Like our previous conferences, great speakers will present relevant subject matter in an entertaining manner. And this year we are expanding the...Read More

Aug 2016 10 | Posted by liz.smith

LPIP Applicants and GSRMA General Membership - Take Note

During the 2015-2016 year, GSRMA was no stranger to change--including adding staff to Member Services and Loss Prevention to continue to provide the best possible service to our ever-growing membership.  As the newest member to the GSRMA Loss Prevention team, I am pleased to announce that the...Read More

Aug 2016 08 | Posted by liz.smith

Dividends Announced for Golden State Risk Management Authority Members

On May 11, 2016 the Golden State Risk Management Authority Board of Directors approved a $250,000 dividend for its members.

The availability of funds for a dividend can be directly attributed to lower than anticipated claims costs and the overall positive performance of the pool over the last 10...Read More

May 2016 16 | Posted by liz.smith

Important Reminder: OSHA 300A Form Due

It’s that time of year: February 1st marks the deadline for you to tabulate your annual OSHA Log Summary (OSHA Form 300A) and post it in a common area wherever notices to employees are usually posted. This is the summary only (300A), not the OSHA 300 Form.


The OSHA Form 300A summary must list the...Read More

Jan 2016 15 | Posted by liz.smith

Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Volunteers

The California labor code defines who is considered an “employee”, and who must be covered by a Workers’ Compensation policy. Under most circumstances, volunteers to public agencies are not considered employees, and are therefore excluded from Workers’ Compensation coverage. An exception to this is...Read More

Sep 2014 18 | Posted by naomi.whatley