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Driver Selection: A Critical Element in a Safe Driver Program

Many companies hire employees who drive vehicles on company business, which can create significant liability exposure for the company. Mistakes in judgment during the driver selection process can lead to vehicle accidents that cost employers thousands of dollars in physical damage, injuries, and litigation, as well as negative publicity. This LexCast discusses developing and implementing a proactive driver selection process to help identify potential problem drivers before they get the keys to a vehicle.

Cool Tools for Driver Supervision: Explore the New Technologies

What are the most effective ways to manage driver safety? This has always been a challenge. Learn how to go beyond road tests and checking MVR's to more proactive options with the new monitoring devices available. These tools can help understand how well drivers practice defensive driving! Join us to explore these new tools to help reduce accidents.

Special Events

When a business is planning a special event, either alone or in partnership with another entity, there are several considerations that should be considered.

Dealing with Sick, Injured and Disabled Employees: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of the ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation Laws

 The laws of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Workers' Compensation are often confusing and intersect when dealing with sick, injured, and disabled employees. This webcast discusses these laws and how to approach personnel decision making in their context, as well as strategies employers can take to minimize potential discrimination and retaliation claims.

Social Media in the Workplace: Issues and Exposures

Social Media; i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkdIn, YouTube. Social Media is rapidly becoming a part of everyday work and social life. This webcast explores the benefits and risks associated with the use of social media in the workplace.

Developments in Applicant and Employee Background Checking: Potential Pitfalls and Recommended Practices

With the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) scrutiny on the use of background check information, employers face a quandary of how to protect their business and provide a safe work environment for their employees. In addition, many State laws regarding background checks are changing and employers are trying to respond with appropriate procedures.

New ADA Regulations and the Effective Interactive Process

This webcast reviews how the ADA Amendments (ADAAA) has heightened the need for an organization to establish, document and follow an effective interactive process.

Dealing with Suspected Wrong-Doing on the Job: Elements of an Effective and Lawful Investigation

The webcast will cover the 'dos and don'ts' of responding to an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment; how to conduct a legally compliant and thorough workplace discrimination investigation; and how to manage privacy issues while conducting a workplace investigation.

Recall-Ready? Post Sale Duties to Warn and Initiating Recalls

The precautions have been taken to ensure the product is safe, but is the company prepared in the sudden event of a product recall? Is it in a position to alert end-users of new hazards or initiate a recall? Product recalls can be a devastating event for a manufacturer or distributor, not only from a financial standpoint, but a public relations perspective as well. But not initiating a recall when it should be done could not only result in fines and lawsuits, but it is also the leading cause of punitive damage awards in product liability lawsuits. This webcast will help viewers learn what companies can do to become Recall Ready.

Homeland Security Series #4: Evolving Terrorism (For Brokers)

This podcast addresses the increase in the number of disrupted terrorist attacks, the rise of home grown terrorism, and the continued threat of large scale attacks - and how terrorism continues to evolve and the political and economic impact for the foreseeable future.

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Homeland Security Series #3: Risks Associated with Catastrophic WMD Terrorism Incidents (For Brokers)

Almost a decade after the tragedy of 9-11, terrorist activity in the United States and abroad continues to warrant a high level of concern for national security experts. From disrupted terrorist plots to the attempt to blow up an aircraft bound for the United States on Christmas Day 2009, the terrorist threat remains an issue.

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Homeland Security Series #2: Al-Qaeda and the Threat of Terrorism in the United States. (For Brokers)

Homeland Security Series - Installment II: Brian Jenkins, one of the world's leading authorities on terrorism and sophisticated crime, discusses terrorist groups.

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Homeland Security Series #1: Government Resources and the WMD Scorecard (For Brokers)

Brian Finlay shares the Weapons of Mass Destruction Scorecard and his perspective on how the US Government is aligning resources to ensure safety at home and abroad.

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Law and Ordinance Upgrade (For Brokers)

Law and Ordinance Upgrade is Lexington's latest endorsement applicable to the Lexington property policy. It allows Insureds to rebuild covered damaged property to the latest International Building Code even if that code has not yet been adopted by the regulating jurisdiction.

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Homeland Security Series #5: Global Risk of Terrorism (For Brokers)

 Ten years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the threat of terrorism continues to evolve both in the United States and abroad. This podcast addresses the increased focus on commercial targets by terrorist groups. It also provides a global survey of the growing number of terrorist events directed both at the U.S. homeland as well as key economic centers around the globe such as Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Latin America.

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Spoliation Torts (For Brokers)

Lexington Insurance has developed an innovative new coverage enhancement designed to provide a solution for legal liability arising out of spoliation, defined as the unintentional destruction, alteration, or loss of property that serves as material evidence in a legal proceeding.

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LexArchaeology (For Brokers)

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 requires Federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on archeological and historic properties. This LexCast discusses the requirements of the Section 106 process, loss exposures faced by project owners, and prudent risk management techniques for project owners during the planning process and at the time of an unexpected discovery.

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Preparing For Winter (For Brokers)

Even though we have already experienced winter-like weather conditions, the official winter season is from December 22nd through March 20th each year.

Many cold weather losses occur in climates where below freezing conditions rarely take place. Damage to process equipment, buildings and fire protection systems are possible from severe winter conditions. Even in areas where cold weather conditions are taken into account for building and equipment design, precautions need to be made to ensure operations are maintained.

Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) (For Brokers)

The Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Program is one of the most important incentives for creating affordable rental housing in the United States today. In this webcast, Jeffrey S. Lesk shares his expertise on the LIHTC program, the affordability commitment, and the risks and exposures involved.

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2015 Flood Planning and Mitigation (For Brokers)

This webcast presentation discusses preparations that should be taken before, during, and after a flood event.

2015 Hurricane Preparedness (For Brokers)

This webcast focuses on the elements of a good hurricane emergency plan and the precautions to take before, during, and after a major windstorm event.

Prevention through Policies for Safety

Are policies being read by all members of an organization? More importantly, are they being followed? This is the first webcast in an eight part series outlining the development, implementation, and review process of effective policies to help ensure the safety of those involved in an organization.

Train to Protect: Empowering Staff to Keep an Organization Safe

Why is training an essential function of risk management? Who needs to be trained? What do they need to know and why? This webcast addresses these questions and explains how to implement an effective training program to help keep clients, staff, and the organization safe from abuse.

How Did He End Up Working Here?

An organization's first line of defense against abuse is appropriately screening and selecting individuals. This webcast identifies the fundamental ways to reduce the risk of offenders harming those within an organization, based on research and case review.

Supervision to Prevent Abuse

Why supervise those who work or interact with an organization? Supervision is one of the most important functions in preventing sexual abuse in the workplace. Tune in to this discussion - which concentrates on the necessity and challenge of monitoring clients and staff - for helpful tools and best practices designed for management.

How Leadership Can Create And Maintain A Culture of Safety

This webcast examines the last operation in Praesidium's Safety Equation: administrative practices. Richard Dangel, President and CEO of Praesidium discusses the seven steps to creating a culture of safety. This webcast is primarily focused towards program managers and senior officers.

The Role of Responses

This webcast addresses the task of responding to an abuse incident after an incident occurs as a key part of preventing abuse. This webcast analyzes the entire response system and the types of reports that require action.

Consumer Participation in Risk Management

This webcast breaks down the undervalued role of consumer participation in risk management. It clarifies who the consumer is, as well as demonstrates how they are just as important as the members of an organization. Through various case studies, it also explains how the process of monitoring and receiving feedback from the consumer may prevent abuse.

Play it Safe: Protecting Young Athletes and Their Coaches

Potential predators are attracted to activities involving children, and sports is no exception. Community-based, non-profit, and elite sports programs face the threat that someone could infiltrate their organization to prey on children or that an innocent coach could be falsely accused of harming a child. This webcast presents five essential practices that can help youth and coaches play it safe in their coaching activities.