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    6 Methods to Increase Risk Control’s Reach and Policyholder Engagement

    Does your loss control team struggle to reach all the customers they would like to?

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    June 26, 2019Warren Woermke Blog

    Reflecting on the 2019 Loss Control Summit

    The 2019 Loss Control Summit, presented by Risk Control Technologies, took place from March 18th to 20th at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa in San...

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    April 01, 2019Warren Woermke Blog

    The Hidden Costs of Custom Software Systems

    Customization in the general sense has a very positive connotation.  Whether it be a tailored suit, or that new motorcycle you have been building in your...

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    September 18, 2018David Pittman Blog

    Key Leadership Qualities and Focus Areas for Effective Loss Control Management

    A special thank you to Michael Eckert, CSP, CSHM, CAWC of Accident Fund Insurance Company of America for providing valuable insights into loss control...

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    July 25, 2018Warren Woermke Blog

    Do Small Teams Need Loss Control Software?

    At Risk Control Technologies (RCT), we are fortunate to work with a broad range of carriers who vary greatly in the lines of business they write, as well as...

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    July 06, 2018Warren Woermke Blog

    The Trivialization of Safety in the Workplace

    A special thank you to Chuck Easterly of SAIF for allowing us to reference SAIF’s approach to safety culture and the Ansbro Safety Culture Spectrum. SAIF is...

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    June 15, 2018Warren Woermke Blog

    Highlights from the 2018 Loss Control Summit

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    April 06, 2018Warren Woermke Blog

    Conservatism: Can an Industry’s Core Value be an Impediment?

    The insurance industry has globally stood the test of time.  In the United States, ever since Benjamin Franklin founded The Philadelphia Contributionship...

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    January 25, 2018David Pittman Blog

    The Evolution of the Loss Control System

    Loss Control Systems can be key to unlocking the hidden value of your loss control team. A successful system can:

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    May 18, 2017Warren Woermke Blog

    Highlights from The 2017 Loss Control Summit

    In late February, RCT hosted the first annual Loss Control Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. This event was designed to bring together leaders in loss control,...

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    March 31, 2017Warren Woermke Blog

    Zen and the Art of IT-Business Harmony

    I’m not sure how many of my insurance industry peers read Fast Company Magazine (perhaps more these days with the focus on reinventing the industry and...

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    February 06, 2017David Hanley Blog

    Innovation, Collaboration, Education - Loss Control Summit 2017

    We are thrilled to be hosting our first annual Loss Control Summit, taking place February 20th-22nd in Phoenix, Arizona. This event will bring together an...

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    December 12, 2016Warren Woermke Blog

    Loss Control – The Next Generation

    Recap from the Alexander & Schmidt Loss Control Forum 2016

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    October 07, 2016David Hanley Blog

    Loss Control Best Practices: Managing a Remote Team

    Over recent years, the number of companies utilizing a remote or distributed workforce has ballooned to an all-time high, largely due to the advent of...

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    September 06, 2016David Pittman Blog

    Will my policy administration system support my loss control needs?

    Most insurance carriers I speak with recently are undergoing an upgrade or replacement of their policy administration platform and other core systems.  This...

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    August 19, 2016David Da Costa Blog

    New Insurance Products Show the Future... it's about Loss Prevention

    I have been thinking and talking a lot lately about the future of the insurance industry and the dramatic shift that's not just on the's...

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    August 09, 2016David Pittman Blog

    Outsourced! Qualities of an Elite Loss Control Field Services Provider

    When it comes to loss control, there are many different questions up for discussion; What criteria do we use for account selection? What level of detail...

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    June 17, 2016David Da Costa Blog

    How to Attract and Retain New Talent in Loss Control: Part 2

    After receiving extremely positive feedback in the form of compound agreeance industry-wide to Part 1 of this posting (How to Attract and Retain New Talent...

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    May 16, 2016David Pittman Blog

    Overcoming Scarce IT Resources: A Loss Control Perspective


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    May 02, 2016David Pittman Blog

    Unlocking the Hidden Value of Your Loss Control Data

    With the insurance loss control landscape inevitably embracing newer technology, data mining for the purposes of business intelligence is becoming more...

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    April 15, 2016David Pittman Blog

    How to Attract and Retain New Talent in Loss Control

    There is no doubt that Loss Control is an aging segment within most insurance companies in major markets around the world.  As the baby boomers and...

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    March 11, 2016David Pittman Blog

    Mobile Technology in Loss Control: Ensuring Successful Deployment

    There is no doubt that mobile technology has opened up new ways of doing business for insurance organizations.  Not only has it enabled new channels of...

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    February 17, 2016David Hanley Blog

    6 Things that Keep Loss Control Managers Up at Night

    Throughout the insurance industry, quite often the loss control department is the last segment of the company to obtain contemporary technology.  Millions...

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    February 01, 2016David Hanley

    Disrupting Insurance Loss Control

    By David Hanley, Risk Control Technologies Inc.

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    November 24, 2015David Hanley

    From Inspection to Consultation - An Evolution (Part 2): Tracking the Truth In Loss Control Consulting

    David Hanley – Risk Control Technologies with Guest Contributor: Rick Fineman, Vice President of Risk Management – ICW Group

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    November 05, 2015admin

    From Loss Control Inspection to Consultation - An Evolution (Part I)

    David Hanley – Risk Control Technologies with Guest Contributor: Rick Fineman, Vice President of Risk Management – ICW Group

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    March 31, 2015admin Blog

    Loss Control Consulting: Measuring Your Worth

    When speaking with our fellow insurance loss control and safety professionals, one of the biggest challenges we consistently face is effectively...

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    February 03, 2015admin Blog

    Less is More: Loss Control Reporting by Exception

    As we all know, in today’s data-rich world we are constantly inundated with information in bite-sized chunks – whether it is on the internet, social media...

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    February 03, 2015admin Blog

    [News Feature] "Survey Says!" Loss Control Management System Benefits

    Risk Control Technologies was recently featured in the PropertyCasualty360 Tech Digest. This article, entitled 'Survey Says!' provides an overview of how ...

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    October 14, 2012admin News

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