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Mission Statement

Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.

Our Events


Announcements

  • Register Now: November Chapter Meeting

    The New Norms for Risk Mitigation
    Thursday, November 19th
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm Mountain Time

    Please join Dara Wheeler, Chief Marketing Officer, and Dr. Scott Cherry, Chief Medical Officer, AxiomMedical, as they address risk/liabilities associated with contagious illness in the workplace, such as COVID-19, and speak to the evolving employer responsibilities for verifying worker wellness and daily fit for duty.

  • Month of Learning

    In lieu of our half-day education forum, join us for four one-hour sessions during the month of October! Here’s the remaining lineup of programs:

    October 29, 11:30a-12:30p (Mountain): Brad Murlick and Jodi Hatherly of BDO USA, LLP, will present a program called Tough Love – Dealing with Difficult Claim Issues. Register Now

RISK News

  • Many are having trouble maintaining the security of their employees’ log-in information, resulting in serious risks to their networks and private information. According to a recent LastPass and VansonBourne survey of 750 IT and security professionals in the United States, Continue reading
  • The early days of COVID-19 saw employees camped at home, using kitchen tables, beds, sofas and whatever else they could use as makeshift workstations. The compounding stress of prolonged sub-optimal work conditions in a residential environment is taking a significant Continue reading
  • The Spanish Influenza epidemic came in three waves, with the first hitting in March 1918, the second in the fall and the third in the winter of 1919. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the second wave Continue reading
  • The active 2020 hurricane season has produced so many named storms that scientists ran out of traditional names and have moved to the Greek alphabet for the first time since 2005. Most recently, Hurricane Sally struck the Gulf Coast, making Continue reading

Legislative Update

California Consumer Privacy Act
On January 1, 2020, California will implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them; (2) with whom it has been shared; (3) how it may be deleted; and (4) how to stop it from being sold. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), is a significant shift in US privacy law and greatly impacts how covered businesses collect, use, store and share the "personal information" of all California residents. Continue reading.

Workers Compensation for Mental Impairment (HB17-1229)

Signed 6/5/17 | Effective 7/1/18
Workers’ Compensation for Mental Impairment will allow a claim for mental impairment benefits in cases with no physical injury even if the source of the trauma is something within the worker’s usual experience in certain situations.  Continue reading.

General Data Protection Regulation
“GDPR”
Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union (EU) adopted the GDPR with the purpose to regulate organization’s management of data with a primary focus on protections of personal information stored and processed by businesses. Continue reading