Underwriting & Loss Control

For fish and seafood freezing operations, what are some exposures faced by workers? Why does the US Federal Communications Commission require a delay for radio stations broadcasting live discussions with listeners or studio guests? What are the five most common areas where supervisors of police departments in municipal governments have been exposed to lawsuits? 

If you are an underwriter or risk manager and need concise, in-depth answers to these and other questions, AM Best offers:

Best's Underwriting Reports, which cover hazards for nearly 600 different industries with in-depth and heavily detailed examinations of business operations — including a "heads up" list for specific areas of concern. Be prepared with accurate underwriting research to ensure you know what to look for and the right questions to ask.

Best's Loss Control Reports, which describe the hazards present in a wide variety of industries and municipal services. Each report includes a description of the industry, on-site inspection checklists to identify exposures and loss controls, and a Hazard Index chart that quantifies the degree of liability in relevant lines of insurance.

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Note: The information in these reports has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of each report's publication; however, no responsibility is assumed by AM Best for loss or damage resulting from use of the information contained herein.

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The updated reports on Water Treatment - Point of Use (Retail), Cable Television System Operators, Radio Broadcasting Stations, Printing - Quick Printers, Fish and Seafood Freezing Operations, and Municipal Governments (where exposures and loss controls for police departments can be found) are available in Best's Underwriting Reports and Best's Loss Control Reports. Subscribers can read about these and nearly 600 other businesses, industries, and municipal services.

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