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Use of Domestic Drones

The use of drone technology, also referred to as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), is becoming increasingly popular and affordable. They can provide inexpensive options for research, site inspections, search and rescue operations and even crime scene investigations. Select public entities may operate drones upon receipt of a certificate of waiver or authorization (COA) from the FAA. This Gallagher whitepaper addresses some of the key challenges concerning drone technology particularly in the public sector.

Tag(s): Aviation; Public Sector;

School Talk: Heat Illness

Heat illnesses are preventable but - if left unchecked - can lead to death. At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. Without prevention, heat-related illnesses can occur and may result in serious health problems. The Gallagher School Talk - Heat Illness Prevention newsletter offers insights for public entities to help them avoid heat-related illnesses.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

PEP Talk: Heat Illness Prevention

Heat illnesses are preventable but - if left unchecked - can lead to death. At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. Without prevention, heat-related illnesses can occur and may result in serious health problems. The Gallagher PEP Talk - Heat Illness Prevention newsletter offers insights for public entities to help them avoid heat-related illnesses.

Tag(s): Public Sector; Loss Control;

Employer Premium Reimbursement Notice

IRS Notice 2013-54 has created a hectic environment for previously-acceptable employer reimbursement programs. While issues such as this are still being interpreted and resolved, we encourage you to educate yourself on the topic and how it impacts your institution via a Webinar produced by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. This recorded webinar will be available until December 31st, 2015.

Tag(s): Higher Education;

Humidity Levels in Surgical Settings:

Recently, risk managers around the country have been called into internal discussions regarding “relative humidity" (RH) requirements in a surgical setting or operating room (OR). There have been a number of questions and conflicting interpretations of standards concerning this topic. Many hospitals are following the “categorical waiver” which was granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in March 2012 - allowing for the reduction of RH from at least 35% to 20% with levels adjusted in various procedure and surgical scenarios. What should you be doing?

Tag(s): Healthcare; Health & Welfare;

Common Mistakes Made With Real Estate Errors and Omissions Insurance

Complex real estate transactions gone awry can produce lengthy litigation. Even low value situations can become protracted litigation with significant money spent on what seems like endless defense. Real estate errors and omissions (E & O) liability insurance can help protect the balance sheet of your real estate business on these types of costs. Unfortunately, there are many pitfalls frequently created by insurance brokers who do not specialize in risk transfer products specifically for real estate firms. So what do you need to know?

Tag(s): Real Estate; Hospitality; Management Liability;