CIRMA solutions for Connecticut’s cities and towns
When your city or town is protected, so are your plans for it. CIRMA can help.
Tailored training and education
CIRMA provides convenient online training and education to help you stay ahead of the game.
We’re thrilled to offer our members exclusive access to robust eLearning courses that were created for city and town employees and volunteers—delivered through Vector Solutions—an award-winning training management system. Trusted by thousands of public entity leaders, Vector Training delivers high-quality, expert-authored courses on important safety and prevention topics.
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Fair Housing Act Explained
Fair Housing Act-associated liability claims can leave a devastating, long-lasting impact on your municipality and the local community.
Seemingly neutral internal policies and practices may be discriminatory—even if the discrimination was unintentional. And keeping abreast of the latest updates concerning Federal and State Fair Housing requirements can be challenging.
How can you be sure your town or city is compliant?
Download Fair Housing: Know the Facts About the Act, CIRMA’s latest whitepaper.
This comprehensive end-to-end resource draws upon decades of extensive legal and liability claims experience distilled into practical, real-world examples and easy-to-implement best practices.
Turn insights into actions: CIRMA Risk Management Data & Analytics
We share data through comprehensive analytical systems, reports, file reviews, important loss trends, and detailed claim management insights to help you see the big picture and put the right strategies in place to manage the cost of insurance losses, big and small. We know what’s happening, what might happen, and how you can manage both the expected and the unexpected. For example, CIRMA’s stewardship reports help you:
- Analyze past and current loss trends
- Unveil the cause and cost drivers of losses by accident, injury, and department
- Review and assess the efficacy of existing risk management initiatives
- Identify and develop risk management action plans and initiatives to prevent accidents
- Establish benchmarks for sustained success
And those strategies we just mentioned? We help you develop, implement, and monitor them, too.
CIRMA’s analytical systems provide our members a far richer, more detailed, yet easy-to-understand view of their operations and exposures. In addition, CIRMA’s sophisticated analytical systems provide real-time tracking, analysis, and reporting capabilities for our members, enabling them to monitor, measure, and thereby better manage risk.
Contact your CIRMA Risk Management professional for more information.
Enterprise Risk Assessments for Cities and Towns
CIRMA Risk Management self-assessments help members identify loss exposures and risk drivers in specific municipal operations and track recommendations from a CIRMA Comprehensive Enterprise Risk Assessment. CIRMA’s Risk Management professionals will work closely with you to review self-assessments and examine alternative risk management techniques for managing your identified risk exposures.
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Tailored Municipal Insurance Solutions
Cyber threats: Are you secure?
Municipal cyber exposures can be complex, and resolving cyberattacks is time-consuming and costly. CIRMA can help. We work with A-rated carrier partners to provide sophisticated and relevant protections that address the latest cyber exposures, from costly ransomware attacks to widespread data breaches.
Visit CIRMA’s Cyber Center for a selection of helpful tools and resources.
Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Helpline
Under CIRMA’s Employment Practices Liability Helpline program, our partner attorneys will provide CIRMA Liability-Auto-Property Pool members expert legal advice on all aspects of employment practices law. The EPL Helpline provides exclusive complimentary access to one hour of expert legal advice per month.
Don’t Miss Out: Cyber Assessments for CT Municipalities
New cyber assessment resources are available to help your public entity address evolving cybersecurity threats head-on.
Still Using Weak Passwords? Do This Instead.
Despite being widely known as the first line of defense in avoiding cyber-related incidents, passwords have long been firmly established as the weakest link in…
The Scary Truth: Phishing Cyberattacks
Over 90% of data breaches and hacks result from phishing scams that appear most frequently through emails, where criminals pose as legitimate institutions to obtain…
Whitepaper: Create a Home Work Environment that Works for You
Creating a home workspace does not require extraordinary upgrades to your home or even purchasing fancy office equipment. Setting up a workspace with basic…
Social Engineering: How to Protect Your Municipality
Social engineering cyberattacks are becoming increasingly prevalent, costing municipalities millions annually. According to IBM’s latest Data Breach Report, social engineering attacks cost an average…
Wellness at Work
The adoption of workplace social and emotional health programs skyrocketed over the past two years due to heightened visibility during the pandemic when remote…
Preventing Tick-borne Disease Exposure
In Connecticut, occupational exposure to tick-borne diseases is a recognized hazard. Outdoor workers must protect themselves in the spring, summer, and fall when ticks…
Preventing Sprains & Strains
Sprain and strain injuries are the most common and costly workplace injuries. Employees can injure their knee, shoulder, wrist, or back while performing everyday…
Bee and wasp stings are a common summer nuisance that can turn deadly if the victim develops a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Public Health…