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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 [...]

GSRMA Announces Dividend in the GL Program

At their May board meeting the  GSRMA Board analyzed GSRMA’s 22/23 Actuarial studies for both the Liability and WC programs. They then applied the current funding levels of the pool against the Capitol Target Reserve policy to determine if there were funds available for a dividend. Based on the Board policy [...]

By |May 26th, 2022|GSRMA Board, Trending|

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|

Meet GSRMA’s Newest Staff: Ryan

Hi, I’m Ryan Brannon, and I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself as Golden State Risk Management Authority’s newest Risk Control Advisor. Just like GSRMA, I’m from rural Glenn County, about 100 miles north of Sacramento. I graduated from Corning High School and went straight into the Marines where [...]

By |May 23rd, 2022|Trending|

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 [...]

CAPC Updates and Awards

California Association of Public Cemeteries (CAPC) was an event to remember this year! Hosted in Seaside, CA, it was obvious that managers, trustees, and staff were excited to get together and mingle again in between some great training sessions. GSRMA Staff, myself included, were all very happy to get back [...]

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 [...]

GSRMA RMAP in the news

Recently, GSRMA's Risk Management Accreditation Program (RMAP) was featured in the Del Norte Triplicate, a local newspaper serving Del Norte and surrounding counties. The article talked about how the City of Crescent City was using funding received from participating in the RMAP to cut down 22 trees that are posing [...]

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