News

December 3, 2019

Renewal of 2019 Certificates of Insurance

Amy Mehrmann-Dale – Client Service Associate During the year, many Certificates of Insurance are issued – some require renewal and some do not. Each year, the MUSIC team provides a Certificate Renewal List to every Member for their Certificates issued for the current policy term. This list can be found in your ‘Document Library’ in […]

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December 3, 2019

Slip and Fall Prevention in Winter Weather

Alan Schmitt – Area VP – Loss Prevention Yes, it is that time of year again when we see an increase in slips and falls as a result of the weather. So, what can we do to help prevent these potential serious injuries? There are several things we can do. However, the first and probably most important thing […]

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November 26, 2019

Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley/MUSIC Scholarship for 2020 Now Open

Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley/MUSIC Scholarship The Missouri United School Insurance Council (MUSIC) encourages you to apply for the Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley/MUSIC Scholarships. The funding of the scholarships is provided by proceeds from the golf tournament and corporate donations. Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley was MUSIC’s first Executive Director.  As a school business official with the […]

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September 17, 2019

Student Safety and Child Abuse Training

Anita Kiehne – Area Vice President, Claims Management New Procedures – SafeSchools Refresher Course Available Soon MUSIC requires all members to participate in staff training for the prevention, recognition, and reporting of potential or actual child abuse and misconduct. There are many state requirements and we want all staff to be aware of and understand their […]

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September 17, 2019

90-Day Notice

Mark Stockwell MUSIC Executive Director Please recall that MUSIC members are required to provide a 90-day notice (by October 1) if you intend to seek insurance bids for 2020. If you leave the program without providing the notice, there will be a 25% penalty of your 2020 assessment. Unlike some other expenditures, you are not […]

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September 17, 2019

Fall Safety

Alan Schmitt, ARM-P Area Vice-President – Loss Prevention It’s hard to believe that school has been in session almost a month. As we get into the fall athletic schedule, homecoming, and the other activities which blanket our busy school schedule, we also need to take a moment to remind ourselves of some key safety tips. […]

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September 17, 2019

Why Buy an Umbrella

Peggy Wilson Area Vice President – Member Services As a member of MUSIC, you are provided with liability limits up to the statutory state caps that apply when your sovereign immunity defense is waived. Those limits are a little less than $3,000,000. However, in today’s legal environment that isn’t always enough. Plaintiff attorneys will also […]

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September 17, 2019

School Security – Arming Staff

What Are My Expectations and Options? Alan Schmitt, ARM-P – Area Vice President, Loss Control It seems every time you turn on the news, pick up a newspaper, or look online there is a reference to an active shooting event. Unfortunately, school violence and shootings are not going away. Therefore, it is extremely important that we review […]

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June 21, 2019

Please Join Us in Welcoming Jim Akers to the MUSIC Team

We would like to welcome Jim Akers to the MUSIC team! Jim started with MUSIC on April 1st as part of a specialized Loss Control Consultant. The staff recommended to the MUSIC Board the hiring of a new full‐time staff member to focus solely on workers’ compensation cost reduction.  As part of Jim’s responsibilities, he […]

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June 18, 2019

2019 Holley MUSIC Scholarship Winners Announced

MUSIC is proud to announce the 2019 Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley Scholarship winners: The funding of the scholarships is provided by proceeds from the golf tournament and corporate donations.Congratulations to these winners who each will receive a $2,000 scholarship (nonrenewable) for their future education! MUSIC will be presenting the scholarships to the winners in the […]

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