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Register NOW for the 2016 Annual Meeting

Registration is now online for the 2016 VML Insurance Programs' Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, May 13 at 8 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. Topics include: A Neurosurgeon's Viewpoint on Workers' Compensation Injuries; City of Suffolk's Risk Management Program - Engaging All Departments to Reduce the Cost of Risk; Contract Review and VMLIP Resources; and Terminating the Violent Employee.  A detailed agenda can be found here. Register online at the VMLIP Training Calendar.

Spring 2016 Law Enforcement Matters is online now 

The spring Law Enforcement Matters newsletter is online now. Available to VML Insurance Programs' members with law enforcement liability coverage, the latest issue includes the following articles: No qualified immunity for Taser use on man interfering with paramedics; Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Taser Use; New study sparks debate over Tasing, brain function, & Miranda; Distracted driving and updates to the VMLIP Risk Management Guidelines. View the latest edition here. To learn more about purchasing law enforcement liability coverage, contact your VMLIP member services account executive at: (800) 963-6800.

Grant applications open until April 15! 

Funds are still available from the 2015 - 2016 Risk Management Grant program! To ensure all members have the ability to apply for funding to bolster their risk management efforts, the application period is being re-opened until Friday, April 15. Grants are available for members who have not yet reached their grant eligibility cap. Learn more on the Risk Management Grant FAQ document and get the application here.

Recall alert!

APC by Schneider Electric has issued a recall on their 8 and 7 Series Surge Strips. These devices have the potential to overheat and cause fires. One VMLIP member has reported finding many of these devices in their facilities, with several already scorched. APC by Schneider will replace the devices at no cost to you. Please take a moment and inspect for these devices and have them removed immediately. For more information, click here.

VMLIP Online University: EEO Laws and Discrimination Prevention

This month's featured VMLIP Online University course is EEO Laws and Discrimination Prevention. This course introduces and explains the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, covers categories protected by federal, state and local laws, and delves into prohibited employment practices to help keep your organization on the right legal track. Learn more here.


We want to feature you!

Does your entity have an antique, unique, or otherwise interesting insured property with VMLIP? We want to feature it! Send us photos of your unique facilities, autos, or other insured property and we may feature it on our website, Facebook, blog or Twitter pages! We are looking for things like antique fire trucks, historical buildings, or unique pieces of art!