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Welcome to the website for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of RIMS! 

Mission Statement

Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.

Our Events


Announcements

  • Save the Date: Chapter Networking Event

    Join us for What's Keeping You Up at Night? A Virtual Chapter Networking Event, Thursday, September 3rd, 3:00 - 4:00 pm Mountain Time. More information to follow.
  • Save the Date: Virtual (Online) Chapter Meeting

    The next Virtual (Online) Chapter Meeting will be held on August 27th.  More information to follow.

RISK News

  • As businesses reopen and begin having their employees return to work, navigating the impacts of COVID-19 will undoubtedly be a challenge. Not only does keeping employees and customers safe take on new meaning, but sorting through rapidly changing guidelines can Continue reading
  • When Twitter offered permanent work-from-home status to all of its 4,600 employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it did so with a $1,000 stipend per employee to furnish and set up functional home office spaces. For many organizations, such Continue reading
  • Historically, the Fourth of July holiday weekend has presented some of the most dangerous days for drivers in the United States. Indeed, it may be the country’s riskiest holiday of the year. This year, while many may be cancelling their Continue reading
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued two enforcement memos regarding COVID-19. The first of these memos revised OSHA’s requirements for employers as they determine whether individual cases of COVID-19 are work-related. The second revised OSHA’s policy for Continue reading

Legislative Update

California Consumer Privacy Act
On January 1, 2020, California will implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them; (2) with whom it has been shared; (3) how it may be deleted; and (4) how to stop it from being sold. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), is a significant shift in US privacy law and greatly impacts how covered businesses collect, use, store and share the "personal information" of all California residents. Continue reading.

Workers Compensation for Mental Impairment (HB17-1229)

Signed 6/5/17 | Effective 7/1/18
Workers’ Compensation for Mental Impairment will allow a claim for mental impairment benefits in cases with no physical injury even if the source of the trauma is something within the worker’s usual experience in certain situations.  Continue reading.

General Data Protection Regulation
“GDPR”
Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union (EU) adopted the GDPR with the purpose to regulate organization’s management of data with a primary focus on protections of personal information stored and processed by businesses. Continue reading