Business Insurance - _Risk Management http://businessinsurance.com/section/news06 http://www.businessinsurance.com en-us Sat, 29 Nov 2014 02:17:04 EST 10 Risk management an afterthought for many Brazilian firms: Speakers http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141126/NEWS06/141129885 20141126/NEWS06/141129885 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Despite several major disasters since 2000, many companies in Brazil still aren't practicing smart risk management and don't buy insurance to cover most of their risks. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:15:47 EST Claims severity continues to rise in U.S. health care facilities: Study http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141126/NEWS06/141129888 20141126/NEWS06/141129888 A study released by Zurich North America on Wednesday finds claims severity continuing to rise at U.S. health care facilities, while claim frequency has remained stable. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:34:25 EST Georgia Tsiakki named head of risk management at ArgoGlobal http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141126/NEWS06/141129893 20141126/NEWS06/141129893 Georgia Tsiakki has been appointed head of risk management at ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd's of London arm of Hamilton, Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:19:08 EST Marsh unit sets up U.K. terrorism insurance facility http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141125/NEWS06/141129914 20141125/NEWS06/141129914 Bowring Marsh, the specialist international placement arm of Marsh L.L.C., on Tuesday launched a U.K. terrorism insurance facility. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:59:12 EST Suzanne Cureton named RMIA general manager http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141125/NEWS06/141129916 20141125/NEWS06/141129916 Suzanne Cureton has been appointed general manager of the Risk Management Institution of Australasia, RMIA announced Tuesday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:43:00 EST Honda admits under-reporting serious U.S. accidents since 2003 http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141125/NEWS06/141129917 20141125/NEWS06/141129917 (Reuters) — Honda Motor Co. failed to notify U.S. safety regulators of 1,729 claims of injuries and deaths related to accidents in its vehicles since 2003, the automaker acknowledged on Monday. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:29:49 EST Aramark risk manager Debra Rodgers honored http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141125/NEWS06/141129918 20141125/NEWS06/141129918 Aramark Corp. risk manager Debra Rodgers last week was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:13:50 EST Construction labor shortage raises safety concerns http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141123/NEWS06/311239987 20141123/NEWS06/311239987 NASHVILLE, Tennessee — As a global trend toward urbanization and large infrastructure projects looks to spike demand for services in the coming decades, the construction industry is at a crossroads. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 EST OFF BEAT: Airbnb offers host protection for trashed homes http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141121/NEWS06/141129962 20141121/NEWS06/141129962 The possibility of coming home to “meth pipes” or the aftermath of an “XXX freak fest” might deter some people from renting out their living space through Airbnb, but the apartment-sharing service is hoping to set the minds of U.S. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:12:59 EST This week's Top 10 features on BusinessInsurance.com http://businessinsurance.com/article/20141121/NEWS06/311219999 20141121/NEWS06/311219999 Find out which of this week's features on BusinessInsurance.com were the most popular. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:00:00 EST