population continues to move to areas prone to disaster, so there are more people and assets at risk
. "The five fastest-growing states are five wildfire states in the American Northwest," says James C.
Relative to women whose partners used condoms for 5% or fewer instances of intercourse, women whose partners used them 50-99% of the time had a 50% lower risk
of infection (hazard ratio, 0.5) and women whose partners used them 100% of the time had a 70% lower risk
management plan presents the strategy and ground rules, defines the stakeholders, sets the objectives of the program, defines the process and organizational structure, and presents roles and responsibilities.
To measure and maximize their value, firms must be able to measure and manage their total risk
, which includes risks
pertaining to underwriting, reserves, bonds, stocks and receivables, all measured so that they can be compared and combined.
One hint regarding the degree of urgency came over the transom when a certain regulatory agency in Washington called in July to ask about applying structured data collection methods such as eXtensible Business Reporting Language or XBRL to gathering counterparty risk
data a la the suggestions made by the Corrigan Group.
assessment projects are often elaborate paper drills designed to satisfy an outside audience such as an auditor.
Schirick, C.P.C.U., C.I.C., C.R.M., is president of Schirick and Associates Insurance Brokers in Rock Hill, New York, where he specializes in providing risk
management advice and in arranging insurance coverage for camps.
* perform procedures that more clearly link the risk
assessment to the decision of what audit procedures to perform, and when.
As is often the case with risk
reduction efforts, the only certainty is that it is easy to identify the costs and the inconvenience associated with the steps taken to prevent bad outcomes, in this case shifting efforts toward finding explosives and away from finding items such as small tools and scissors.
Targeted testing is intended to prevent progression of TB by identifying persons at risk
for TB infection or disease who would benefit from treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI).
Many companies have minimal awareness of their IT risk
exposure, aren't fully exploiting the breadth of tools to manage these risks
, and haven't begun to systematically build the knowledge and processes to manage IT risks
The latest skirmish began in April, when Katherine Flegal, David Williamson, and others from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and elsewhere analyzed the link between weight and the risk
of dying in a nationally representative survey of roughly 37,000 Americans.