Loss control consultant

Loss control consultant

Loss Control Consultant (also loss control representative) is a person possessing a demonstrated knowledge and / or education in the arts and science of Safety Engineering and Risk Management. A typical Loss Control Consultant will possess a college degree in engineering or business, commercial insurance, industrial safety, industrial hygiene or fire protection. The Insurance Institute of America: http://www.aicpcu.org/ grants degrees in Associate in Risk Management and Loss Control Management which a professional Loss Control Consultant may possess. Another credential is the Certified Safety Professional offered through The Board of Certified Safety Professionals: http://www.bcsp.com/ The consultant will typically be a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers: http://www.asse.org , The National Fire Protection Association: http://www.nfpa.org , or The American Industrial Hygiene Association http: http://www.aiha.org . There are other equally fine schools and associations offering training and credentials also. References a Loss Control Consultant uses will include the Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations http://www.osha.gov , the National Fire Protection Association's fire codes, codes of the American National Standard Institute http://www.ansi.org , local and regional building codes, Federal Regulations referencing commercial drivers and similar regulated trades and National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) http://www.ncci.com for Workers Compensation information.

The Loss Control Consultant will typically work for a property casualty insurance company, a private consultant firm or as an independent consultant. The LCC will survey businesses for Property - Casualty (General Liability, Automobile, Workers Compensation) exposures, identifying exposures to loss and how a business can control these loss exposures. If deficient in protecting for a loss exposure, recommendations for improvement will be offered. Underwriting information concerning an account's operation, size, area served and cooperation with the loss control consultant is developed and submitted in a report to the requesting party.

The Loss Control Consultant serving Workers Compensation clients who practices in the states of Arkansas http://www.awcc.state.ar.us/haz.html Missouri http://www.dolir.mo.gov/wc/ and Texas http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/mr/division.html must have a state certification.

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