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Risk Management

The primary goal of The MEARIE Group's Risk Assessment program is to improve the overall safety of our client's organization. We provide tools that will assist in the recognition and evaluation of risks that may impact operations. We work to reduce the financial impact by minimizing the number and/or impact of incidents and thereby collectively reduce the losses of the Subscribers of the Reciprocal. The following are some of the Risk Management Services The MEARIE Group offers:

Reciprocal Newsletter:

Check out MEARIE's newsletter, The Reciprocal for the latest on pertinent risk management and insurance topics. This communication delivers valuable information on insurance coverages, policy and claims issues, as well as risk management topics.

MEARIE ClearRisk Manager:

MEARIE ClearRisk Manager is an easy-to-use, online application that allows you to create customized Risk Management Plans and manage the risks facing your organization. Click here to learn more about this complimentary, value-added service from MEARIE.

Directors & Officers Liability Guide:

The Duty of Diligence, Duty of Loyalty and Duty of Obedience are three main duties Directors and Officers have towards your company and shareholders. As Directors and Officers are charged with directing the ongoing business operations within the law, corporate governance requires directors, officers and executives to balance the often competing interests of corporate operations with the concerns of shareholders. Download Directors & Officers Liability – A MEARIE Guide to Exposures, Best Practices and D&O Insurance today to gain a fuller understanding of this risk and how to protect your individual Directors, as well as your organization.

Business Continuity Planning Guide:

Business continuity planning is a "proactive planning process that ensures critical services or products are delivered during a disruption." MEARIE's Guide to Developing a Business Continuity Plan includes information to help you create, flesh out and maintain your Business Continuity Plan, vital to keeping your operation running during and in the aftermath of a crisis or major incident.

Human Capital Risk Management Guide:

Human Capital is a key emerging risk for many organizations inside and outside of the energy sector. To further assist our customers in risk management practices we've developed the MEARIE Human Capital Risk Management Guide which provides an outline of the step-by-step Risk Management process, and describes how that process can be applied to the management of human capital risk.

Privacy and Cyber Security Risk Management Guide:

MEARIE's Privacy and Cyber Security Risk Management Guide is packed with information and useful resources on managing cyber risk. This guide is a starting point, intended to help you understand and mitigate your company’s privacy and cyber security risks.

Risk Management Resource Library:

Scan through our list of articles specific to Risk Management.

Insurance & Risk Management Seminars:

Stay up-to-date on insurance and risk issues. The two and a half day MEARIE Conference is held each June for The MEARIE Group's customers. The conference provides a diverse selection of risk management/strategy and human resources/leadership  topics.

Vehicle Risk Assessment Program:

The MEARIE Group will assist customers in loss control and fleet safety programs through arrangements with one of Canada's leaders in fleet safety programs, Travelers Canada.

Consultation on Policy & Coverage Issues:

Do you have a coverage question or a "what if" situation? Are you entering into a contract? Does that contract include indemnification, hold harmless agreements and insurance requirements? All contracts should be reviewed by your legal counsel as a standard business practice. The MEARIE Group is available to provide suggested guidance related to insurance coverage, potential conflicts and problems resulting from indemnification or hold harmless agreements.

Risk Assessment Manual:

As part of our continued support and added value we offer to our clients we have designed a comprehensive Risk Assessment Manual which helps LDCs to perform individualized risk assessments and develop an action plan to help mitigate potential liabilities in their company. 

Risk Assessment Audits:

On a fee-for-service basis, The MEARIE Group will conduct on-site audits to identify risk potentials and suggest strategies to minimize exposure to risk. The typical audit takes place over a period of two or three days. Each customer is provided with a comprehensive report for informational purposes and future reference.

Environmental Management Systems:

Be aware of what your Environmental Exposures are! The MEARIE Group will arrange to conduct an audit of your Environmental compliance. Issues include historical site activities, storage or disposal of PCBs, Spill Procedures and Harzardous Material Process.


For more information on The MEARIE Group's Risk Management Services, please contact Gary Durie, Manager, Risk Management & Underwriting Services at 1.800.668.9979 extension 5355.