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5 Reasons Why Organizations Should Stop Using Excel

Practically everyone in an office environment has some understanding of Excel and similar spreadsheet programs. They revolutionized computing for finance and accounting firms and can be incredibly useful for a number of purposes.

However, as organizations become increasingly complex, spreadsheets can create more problems than they solve. For risk management in particular, organizations should consider moving to a more modern approach, such as a Risk Management Information System (RMIS). Here are some of the reasons why:

10 Signs It's Time to Change How You Manage Claims and Risk Data [Infographic]


Even though risk management is a relatively new area for organizations, dating back a few decades at the most, the systems and processes that risk managers use are often outdated and ineffective. This could be the reason your risk management team is having trouble producing actionable information and delivering on results: the system is damaging their efforts. If you have experienced any of the following 10 signs, it may be time to change how you manage risk.

Topics: Manage Risk

Slips, Trips, and Falls: Proactively Manage the Hazards [Infographic]

Slips, Trips, and Falls: Proactively Manage the Hazards

If your organization has a physical area where employees work or customers visit, you need to proactively manage the risk of slips, trips, and falls. If you’re not convinced of the severity of these incidents, check out these concerning statistics:

  • Over 1,000,000 people annually need emergency medical care due to a slip or fall incident
  • 67% of falls are due to slips and trips
  • The average cost to defend a slip or fall claim is $50,000
  • Hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries are most commonly caused by falls
Topics: prevent trip and falls slip and falls trip and falls property liability prevent slip and falls

7 Benefits of Risk and Claims Automation for Municipalities

Municipal risk managers have significant responsibilities. Resident complaints, employee incidents, and a continuous stream of claims are just some of the challenges that are compounded by an inefficient system and the need to juggle priorities. Claims and risk automation allows the public sector to streamline their processes and achieve numerous benefits.

Topics: municipal claims municipal risk claims software municipal risk management risk automation risk management for municipalities claims automation

Reduce Incidents Now by Creating a Safety Culture

Culture, in general, is “the attitudes and behaviour characteristic of a particular social group”. In an organization, it is comprised of employees’ beliefs, values, and mindsets and how these influence their behaviour. It is how they choose to go about their jobs on a daily basis and why they act in this way.

One of the most crucial aspects of an organization is its safety culture. This is particularly true in manual work environments where incidents and injuries can be common. Safety culture involves the general mindset of employees about risks and how to prevent them through reporting unsafe actions, taking proper precautions, and so on.

Topics: occupational health and safety safety culture safety in the workplace safety culture in organizations

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