TAC RMP Regional Workshops - Risk Control

October 5 - November 2, 2021

​Various Locations

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For more information contact Amy Lawson or Megan West at (800) 456-5974.


 

TAC Risk Management Pool's Regional Workshops are scheduled around the state and are designed to be a small, intense and topic driven. These one-day sessions will cover the latest in risk control.

Who Should Attend?

Elected and appointed officials, decision-makers for the Pool, risk control and risk managers, safety coordinators, fleet managers, and facilities managers.

Registration Fees

This workshop is provided free to TAC RMP member county officials and staff.

Date Location
October 5 Denton County
Southwest Courthouse
6200 Canyon Falls Dr.
Argyle, TX 76226
October 19 Hale County
Ollie Liner Center
2000 S. Columbia
Plainview, TX 79072
October 21 Ward County
Ward County Event Center
1525 E. Monahans Pkwy
Monahans, TX 79756
November 2 Bee County
Bee County Expo Center
214 W. FM 351
Beeville, TX 78102

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8-9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9-9:15 a.m.     Welcome and Introductions
9:15-10:15 a.m.   Fire Loss Control
Speaker: Mr. Joe Szewczyk, Risk Control Consultant, TAC
Fire is a one of the most preventable types of losses, yet there are more than 100,000 workplace fires resulting in more than 100 deaths each year. This session will discuss the most common fire risks and exposures counties face. Attendees will learn about various fire prevention equipment and other preventative measures that can be taken to reduce or eliminate the hazards.
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:30 a.m.        Hail, Wind & Fire: Claim Trends and Best Practices for Protecting Your Property            
Speakers: Mr. Brett Anderson, Property Claims Supervisor, TAC
Mr. Isaac Garcia, TAC Risk Control Consultant, TAC
There are various perils that our facilities face throughout the year like fires, wind, hail, thunderstorms, and winter weather resulting in claims and losses when they strike. In this session, you will hear about claim trends that have impacted Texas counties in the past few years. The speakers will discuss best practices for before, during and after an event that can mitigate both short-term as well as long-term effects to your facilities.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30-1:30 p.m. Protecting Vehicles and Mobile Equipment from Losses
Speaker: Mr. Jack Coffey, Risk Control Consultant, TAC         
Bad weather and other perils don’t just affect buildings and facilities. Vehicles and mobile equipment are assets that are critical to county operations. The loss of use or even worse, total loss of vehicles and equipment can set back your county operationally and financially. In this session, attendees will learn about key perils facing vehicles and mobile equipment as well as strategies that can reduce or eliminate their risk of losses.
1:30-1:45 p.m. Break
1:45-2:45 p.m. Got Roofs: What You Do Can Make a Difference
Speaker: Mr. Larry Boccaccio, Risk Control Consultant, TAC
Roofs are often one of the most overlooked building features for our facilities, yet they can lead to huge costs and headaches for facilities and maintenance staff. In this session, attendees will get an overview of roofing systems and general care and maintenance. Attendees will also learn about the importance of preventative maintenance for roofs including yearly assessments, roof entry logs, and conducting checks for damage after major wind and weather events. 
2:45-3 p.m. Closing

These one-day meetings are scheduled at locations near your county to allow travel to and from the meeting on the same day. No special arrangements are made for overnight accommodations.

If you do require an overnight stay, we suggest you call a hotel of your choice and ask for the state government rate. The rate is subject to hotel availability.

The V.G. Young Institute of County Government at Texas A&M University is the education co-sponsor of the 2021 TAC RMP Regional Workshops.

Please check back for approval updates.

Continuing Education Type  
CPA/Auditors 4 hours
Commissioners 4 hours
County and District Clerks Not approved by County and District Clerks Association of Texas
Human Resources 4 hours
Tax Assessor-Collectors 4 hours
Treasurers Pending
If you need to cancel your registration, please email Megan West in the TAC Education Department.
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