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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|

RMAP Changes for 22/23

The Risk Management Accreditation Program (RMAP) is a voluntary program we have developed at GSRMA to assist our member agencies with best practice and regulatory compliance. GSRMA members that participate in the program historically have experienced reduced frequency and severity of losses. Additionally, with participation in the RMAP, member agencies are [...]

CDPH Updates K-12 COVID-19 Guidelines for 22-23 School Year

The CDPH recently updated their COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K–12 Schools to Support Safe In-Person Learning, 2022–2023 School Year. See below for some of their general reccomendations: The guidance is effective July 1, 2022, unless otherwise stated, and will continue to be reviewed regularly by the California Department of Public [...]

Applications for CA Fire Grant due June 17th

CLICK HERE TO APPLY California Fire Foundation currently has grant funding opportunities available up to $15,000. Any CA-based fire department, firefighter association, fire safe councils, and community-based organizations (CERT/NERT or safety focused organizations) are welcome to apply. Funding can be used for: Personal Protective Equipment Specialized Firefighting Equipment Mitigation & Fuels [...]

Cal/OSHA Updates ETS

On April 21st, Cal/OSHA approved their third revision to the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The changes outlined in this revision will be in effect from May 6, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Some notable changes to the ETS include: Updates to Isolation and Quarantine requirements, including a helpful, "What Employers [...]

CDPH Updates General Public Masking Requirements

CDPH has recently updated their masking requirements. Starting March 1st, 2022, the requirement that unvaccinated individuals mask in indoor public settings will move to a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking. Their are several high-risk areas where masking will continue to be required, regardless of [...]

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