Newsletter

February 27, 2020

MUSIC Matters – Volume 24 – First Quarter 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIRMAN DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, I’m not going to open this message saying anything about the weather because, it seems any time I do, it backfires. However, as this message is being distributed with the MUSIC newsletter, we are coming out of […]

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February 27, 2020

Online Workers’ Compensation Toolkit

Jackie Turnage-Ferber, Client Training and Technology Coordinator MUSIC is committed to driving down costs associated with workers’ compensation claims. As part of this undertaking, MUSIC developed a Workers’ Compensation Incident Tracker. This tracker is designed for use by members, and it will allow MUSIC members to accommodate work-related injuries and illnesses. The goal of MUSIC is […]

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February 27, 2020

When Your Facilities are in Use

When Your Facilities are in Use By Peggy Wilson, Arthur J. Gallagher   MUSIC members are frequently approached by various groups to use the members’ facilities. These requests can range from using one room for a meeting, to sports events in the gymnasium and social events, such as reunions or chili suppers, in the cafeteria. […]

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February 27, 2020

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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December 9, 2019

MUSIC Matters – Volume 23 – Fourth Quarter

DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, As I write this message, we are entering the first week of December and have just completed the Thanksgiving holiday recess period. Weather conditions have not been too bad yet and, in the St. Louis area, many of us have only missed […]

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December 3, 2019

When Your Facilities Are In Use

Peggy Wilson – Client Services Supervisor MUSIC members are frequently approached by various groups to use the members’ facilities. These requests can range from using one room for a meeting, to sports events in the gymnasium, to social events such as reunions or chili suppers in the cafeteria. The groups and uses can vary widely […]

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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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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 19, 2019

Audit Response Letter

Amy Mehrmann-Dale Client Service Associate Arthur J. Gallagher This is a reminder that MUSIC usually provides you with your insurance coverage information as well as your assessment information in a one-page letter form to provide to your auditors. Because it is that time of year again, I wanted to let you know that this information […]

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