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Public Risk Management Association – PRIMA

Access to risk management society in USA added to PM World Library

9 April 2016 – Zagreb - A new resource has been added to the PM World Library on the subject of Risk Management. The new resource is titled “Public Risk Management Association - PRIMA.”

160408 - Crnkovic - PRIMA logoPublic Risk Management Association (PRIMA) has been the resource for educational programming, risk resources and networking opportunities for public sector risk managers for the last three decades. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, PRIMA is the largest risk management association dedicated solely to the practice of risk management in the public sector. It has 54 chapters around USA and its membership is made up of more than 2 000 entities in over 1 800 jurisdictions.

Members coordinate risk management, purchase insurance, manage human resources, administrate safety and environmental programs, manage labor issues, handle parks and recreation programs, and much more. They adhere to a strict code of ethics, a standard of professional conduct as it applies to member work-related activities. PRIMA offers educational and training programs, such as Prima Institute, a comprehensive risk management education program designed for those new to public sector risk management or for seasoned risk managers who want to sharpen their skills and gain insight into current and future management techniques. This year, it takes place in Pittsburgh. PRIMA publishes Prima Cybrary, Community and Public Risk Magazine.

To access this new resource, go to, click on “Risk Management”, scroll down and click on PRIMA. Free access, but must be registered and logged in to access.

Posted by Dena Crnkovic