Date: October 26, 2016
HSC hosted its first ever, Risk Management Forum. This Forum equipped delegates with information around preventing and reducing insurance claims. Experts in insurance and risk management as well as from your housing sector peers shared insights, approaches and practices that have been successful in mitigating and managing adversity.
Forum topics and materials:
The World Beyond Your Portfolio:
Our UK insurance expert discussed key issues facing the insurance market. Drawing on examples such as the Fort McMurray fires and Florida Hurricanes; our speaker explained how underwriters view risk and how that affects our premium rates.
This session also discussed the HSC group insurance program and how the work providers are doing to mitigate risk fits into the bigger picture (i.e. emergency planning, loss control inspections, tenant insurance and risk seminars)
Risk Management Best Practices:
This session brought housing providers from across Ontario who have launched successful strategies for addressing common issues. Specifically this session addressed:
- Address hoarding
- Implement tenant Insurance
- Establish a risk management plan
Claims Management Part 1: Aim for the Best
No one wants an accident to take place; be it our clients, our staff or our insurer. This session examined common types of loss in the housing sector, as well as, emergency planning you can do to protect your assets.
Claims Management Part 2: Plan For The Worst
Sometimes despite risk management and best laid plans, accidents will still happen. This session aimed to equip attendees with the knowledge to make informed decisions even under unfortunate circumstances. This session discussedt:
- Understanding the fire code
- Triaging liability claims
- Preserving scenes and evidence
SHARE Webinar Series:
Directors’ and Officer’s- How are you Managing Risk?
Due to a technical glitch the introduction of this webinar is not featured in this recording.