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Why Should Public Entities Choose Risk Pooling?

Choosing the best way to protect your public entity from legal and financial risks can be daunting. For many non-public businesses, working with commercial insurance brokers provides an adequate level of coverage at a competitive price. However, for public entities, working with these insurance companies isn’t quite as easy. Private [...]

By |September 6th, 2022|Risk Management, Trending|

Property Appraisals Beginning July 2022

Golden State Risk Management Authority is a member of the PRISM Property program.  Every five (5) years, members of this program are required to participate in a property appraisal process. This process ensures the scheduling of accurate replacement costs for your locations. PRISM contracts with Alliant Appraisal Services (AAS) for the appraisal service. There [...]

Important Reminder on Pollution Claims Reporting

Many GSRMA member agencies are afforded pollution coverage through Public Risk Innovation, Solutions, and Management’s (PRISM) Pollution Program. The PRISM Pollution and Remediation Legal Liability policy placed with Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company expires on July 1, 2022. The pollution legal liability policy is written on a claims made and reported basis. Any known [...]

By |May 25th, 2022|Claims, Trending|

2021-22 Coverage Documents Now Available

We wanted to notify you that your agency’s coverage documents for the 2021-22 coverage year have been posted to GSRMA’s Member Portal. These coverage documents include: Memorandum of Coverage (MOC) – Description of coverage provided by GSRMA excess carriers. Certificate of Coverage (COC) – Description of coverage provided by the [...]

By |August 18th, 2021|Risk Management|

Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards – Amended

On June 17, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards. Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order enabling the revisions to take effect without the normal 10-day review period by the Office of Administrative Law. The revised standards took effect [...]

Annual OSHA 300A Reminder

Per OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting requirements, Saturday, February 1, 2020 is the deadline to tabulate your annual OSHA Log Summary (OSHA Form 300A) and post it in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. This is the summary only (300A), not the OSHA 300 [...]

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