2013 Risk Management Awards
This year the California JPIA recognized eight of its members for
their achievements in risk management. The Authority’s Risk
Management Awards program celebrates the members’ risk management
successes while it highlights an important point: as a risk pooling
organization, the success of each individual member’s risk
management efforts benefits all members. The significant
improvements in risk management that these members made came as a
result of dedicated efforts, sometimes against opposition and under
The winners of the 2013 Risk Management Awards for the
General Liability and Workers’ Compensation Programs were recognized
at the Annual Board of Directors meeting held on July 17, 2013.
Members were divided into groups for which awards were presented.
For the Liability Program the groups were Non-Municipal Members,
Members without Police exposure, and Members with Police exposure.
For the Workers’ Compensation Program the groups were Non-Municipal
Members, Members without Public Safety exposure, and Members with
Public Safety exposure. Public Safety here means Police and/or Fire
Best Overall Performance
Award winners were selected using both quantitative and
qualitative factors that are reflective of a member’s risk
management efforts. Factors included an agency’s five-year average
cost of claims per $100 of payroll, their improvement in normalized
claims severity when comparing two, five-year coverage periods, and
their progress toward completing Loss Control Action Plan items.
Non-Municipal winners: Area B Disaster Management,
Black Gold Cooperative Library System, and the West Cities Police
Members without Police exposure: City of Bellflower
Members with Police exposure: City of Guadalupe
Workers’ Compensation Program
Non-Municipal winner: Southern California
Association of Governments
Members without Public Safety exposure: City of Westlake
Members with Public Safety exposure: City of Belvedere
Congratulations to the 2013 Risk Management Award winners!