Proactive Winter Loss Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist As I write this month’s article it is a balmy 94 degrees. Don’t get too comfortable in your shorts and sandals though, the 10-day forecast has the highs down to 65° by the same time next week. With October here it...

Officer Involved Shootings

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist When you accept the responsibilities of becoming a law enforcement officer, there are many tragic events you will experience throughout your career, but I would think the most traumatic event you could ever...

Road Department Winter Preparedness

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Winter weather and snow is right around the corner. NIRMA receives numerous claims including worker’s compensation, property damage, etc. from accidents related to snow and ice storms. Road department employees...

New Online Driver Training Available

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist I am very excited to announce that NIRMA has added an additional online driver training option for our members. Through our relationship with County Reinsurance Limited (CRL) and Safety National our members can now...

Emergency Vehicle Operations

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist I can still remember the first time I drove a patrol car back in 1978, to me it was exciting and I remember feeling empowered, driving a super powerful 1977 Plymouth Fury with operating top lights and siren, all...

Low Water Crossings

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Low Water Crossings can be a huge benefit in reducing expense when replacing drainage structures on minimum maintenance and local roads, but they can also be a huge liability to the county if they are not...
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