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Insureds Increase Compliance Training Nearly 40% During 2020

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Lafayette, Colo. – November 19, 2020 – KPA’s EHS software for brokers’ clients, Risk Management Center, saw a 39% increase in the number of compliance training courses employees completed from January to September 2020. As the Coronavirus pandemic altered the way many companies do business, workplace safety and compliance training took the spotlight and saw increased usage in the Risk Management Center.

Insureds Increase Compliance Training in Response to COVID-19

Among the top courses completed was the “COVID-19 – General Awareness” training. Since it was released in April, the course was completed more than 20,000 times. It was among the top five courses completed from May to August. The other most completed training courses include:

  • Anti-Harassment Training
  • Driver Safety
  • Fire Extinguisher Safety
  • Hazard Communication Awareness
  • Personal Protective Equipment Awareness
  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention

A closer look at the Risk Management Center data shows more than 20,000 additional courses were completed in September than in January of 2020. Previously, KPA reported that more than 650,000 sessions took place in the Risk Management Center during the first half of 2020.

EHS Software for Brokers that Supports Insureds’ Safety Program

The Risk Management Center helps brokers provide value-added resources to their insureds which help reduce risk and in turn, reduce claims. Property & casualty resources like incident and claims management, online compliance training, audits and inspections, and behavior-based safety programs available in the Risk Management Center help them manage their liability.

“This year has refocused the spotlight back on businesses to ensure their employees’ safety and protect their liability. Risk Management Center’s training courses are an important piece of a safety and compliance program that can build a strong culture to reduce risk and improve their business operations,” said Kathryn Carlson, Vice President of Product Management at KPA.

KPA’s compliance training program has grown along with its online software capabilities. The catalog of award-winning compliance training courses now spans hundreds of courses, often available in both English and Spanish. The interactive nature and topic range of KPA’s courses are crucial for various industries that must provide employee training to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or state agency requirements.

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About KPA

KPA provides Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), and Workforce Compliance software and services for mid-sized businesses. KPA solutions help clients identify, remedy, and prevent workplace safety and compliance problems across their entire enterprise. The combination of KPA’s Vera Suite platform, EHS consulting services, and award-winning training content helps organizations minimize risk so they can focus on what’s important—their core business. For over 30 years, KPA has helped 10,000 + clients achieve regulatory compliance, protect assets, and retain top talent.

About Risk Management Center

KPA’s Risk Management Center is a value-added software platform for insurance brokers offering risk management, safety, and compliance solutions. The Risk Management Center provides comprehensive tools for insurance clients to protect their reputation by controlling and mitigating operational, regulatory, and compliance risks associated with their businesses.

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