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PLEASE NOTE: Items underlined below indicate a resource that will be shared with your organization’s risk management committee to facilitate implementation of the goal.
WHYIt is important for the leadership of organizations to set up time and resources to address the protection and stewardship of the assets entrusted. The implementation of a safety committee should set the tone that identifying risks and managing them is important to the long-term ministry of our organizations.
WHYPastors serve as key leaders in our churches. Those areas that the pastor values and understands become the priorities of the church. If our churches are going to be more effective in risk management, we must raise our pastors’ awareness and knowledge in this area. This initiative is focused on providing pastors the knowledge and resources to be prepared to lead their church in risk management. The goal is to educate in the following areas:
WHYA safety officer can be a key part of helping a church or school stay focused on mission and avoid unforeseen pitfalls or other calamities that distract from their goals. This key role works with the church leadership team across ministry functions to educate and implement important risk management processes to avoid or control risks. They can develop and implement various risk management plan components such as:
WHYFifteen-passenger vans are dangerous and should not be used to transport our members or children. Do not use 15-passenger vans any longer. In support of NAD working policy S 60 31 Vehicle Insurance - 7. Fifteen-Passenger Van Use—In the interest of safety, denominational organizations are advised against the purchase, lease, rental or use of fifteen-passenger vans for sponsored activities....