Bill King

Are Municipalities Covered by OSHA?

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February 16th, 2011

Recently one of our LWMMI (League of Wisconsin Municipalities) insureds asked this question, “Are municipalities (and related entities) covered by OSHA?” and an issue of The Municipality, confirmed a response we initially provided… “Local governments are not subject to state regulations, which are at least as stringent as OSHA, does not have jurisdiction over the state or» Read Full Article

Equipment Breakdown – What Does it Cover?

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August 6th, 2010

What is Equipment Breakdown? Equipment Breakdown is Property coverage.  It has a different title, but it is an extension to the Property form.  In most Property forms you will find exclusions for losses due to steam boiler explosion, loss due to mechanical breakdown and loss due to electrical arcing (the latter is where I see» Read Full Article

Are Municipalities (and related entities) Covered by OSHA?

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August 4th, 2010

 This question was posed by one of the LWMMI insured utility districts and the timing was perfect as the August 2009 issue of “The Municipality”, a publication of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities confirmed the response we provided. Here’s the response (slightly paraphrased) from “The Municipality”: Local governments are not subject to Occupational Safety and» Read Full Article