Use of Force / Chokeholds

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist Use of Force, I know this topic has been addressed over and over but based on what we continue to see nationwide and the growing push from various organizations wanting to provide input on changes to law...

Fuel Storage Tanks

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office – Fuel Storage Division Rules and Regulations You may not remember but in December of 2015 at the Winter Highway Superintendents Association meeting, this topic was...

DOT Clearinghouse

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Recently I have received a couple of questions regarding the DOT Clearinghouse and positive drug test results. Most Designated Employer Representatives (DERs) do not have a lot of experience dealing with positive...

Use of Force Concerns

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist There are many high-risk critical task of law enforcement operations that can impact litigation exposure, but the one task that faces the most controversary and affects law enforcement and community relations is...

Dead End Roads and County Liability

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Dead end roads mean just that! The road ends with no outlet. Unfortunately, many counties do not have their dead-end roads properly signed or barricaded. NIRMA has paid numerous claims over the years due to the...
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