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Loss control staff focus their efforts towards building a risk management environment at each one of our member’s facilities.


Loss Control Services

As consultants to our member school districts, loss control staff focuses their efforts towards building a risk management environment at each one of our member’s facilities. Loss control staff work directly with our member school districts and provide them with risk control services and resources designed to help reduce exposure to potential loss and control loss-related expenses.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive facility surveys focused on safety and liability exposures
  • Standards compliance assessments of required safety programs
  • Review of specific operations and activities
  • Employee safety training, both in-person and web-based
  • Risk management workshops
  • Accident investigation to determine cause and to recommend corrective actions
  • Informational bulletins and newsletters on various risk management issues
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • School Emergency Operations Plan assistance and review
  • Safety Committee consultation
  • Playground inspections by Certified Playground Safety Inspectors
  • Pressure vessel inspections
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Participation with various school-related organizations

In an effort to help reduce losses, ESD 112 Insurance Programs is committed to providing risk management consultation services to member districts.

How Can We Help Your School District?

Our dedicated and experienced loss control staff can provide onsite district visitations and telephone or electronic consultations to help with your risk management questions and concerns. School districts have received assistance on a variety of topics including:

  • Climbing walls
  • Pedestrian concerns
  • Pest management
  • Construction safety issues
  •  Transportation issues
  •  Laboratory safety
  •  Athletics and extracurricular activities
  • Student and staff injury prevention
  • Security
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Field trips
  • Chemical safety
  • School safety patrol
  • Incident Command System for school administrators
  • Student supervision
  • Indoor air quality

Risk Assessment Survey

Risk Assessment Survey


At least 4.5 million students are subject to sexual misconduct at sometime between kindergarten and high school graduation. Across the nation there has been an increase in the frequency and severity of sexual abuse claims. These claims arise out of both student-to-student and staff-to-student contact and continue to be one of the most significant areas of concern in providing safe learning environments. Allegations of sexual abuse can devastate not only the students involved, but also their friends, families, district staff, and the entire school community. They often decimate the public trust that school districts have spent years establishing and can leave school districts facing significant federal sanctions separate from civil claims.

The survey will lead members through a gap analysis of their district’s policies, procedures and protocols for the prevention, recognition, and response to sexual abuse. The RAS starts at the level of policy review and implementation, then focuses on your district’s supervision practices (including high risk activities), identifies vulnerabilities during transition periods giving potential offenders access to students, addresses training practices, and finishes with a focus on meeting critical key federal obligations.

The Risk Cooperative  staff look forward to partnering with you, our members, to reduce and ultimately eliminate sexual misconduct and sexual abuse in our schools. Please know that if you have questions or need guidance, our staff are here to support and work with you.

The materials are a collection of best practices and resources, assembled to provide your district with assistance through the process of developing your district’s own unique policies and procedures. The information provided is not intended to replace professional legal advice.


Sexual Abuse in Schools: Prevention and Protection Risk Assessment Survey (RAS) 2016-2017


Who to Contact

Peggy Sandberg

Director of Insurance Programs


Phone: 360-952-3573

Email: peggy.sandberg@esd112.org

Scott LaBar

Loss Control Supervisor


Phone: 360-952-3574

Email: scott.labar@esd112.org

Christine Poirier

Loss Control Specialist- ESD 123


Phone: 509-544-5720

Email: cpoirier@esd123.org

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Insurance Questions

If you have a question about any of our insurance programs or services, please reach out to:

Peggy Sandberg

Director of Insurance Programs


Phone: 360-952-3573

Email: peggy.sandberg@esd112.org

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