Risk Management Programs

Authorized Drivers

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Risk Management Review

Certificates of Insurance from Contractors and Service Vendors Any entity that does business with the Diocese of Arlington is required to have adequate and proper insurance coverage. This requirement includes minimum policy limit amounts and prescribed financial and stability parameters for the insurance carriers providing the policies. These provisions are in place to ensure that the Diocese does not become financially responsible for any liability created by vendors and others with whom we do business.

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Training and Certification Program

The Diocesan Office of Risk Management has put in place a CPR, First Aid, and AED training and certification program as part of the Office's evangelization mission. The Office of Risk Management in partnership with the American Red Cross will provide training to school personnel, parish staff, parents, parishioners and students. Omar Mejia, Risk Specialist for the Office of Risk Management is currently the only certified instructor able to give training and certification classes. Omar is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Classes can be given on weekdays or Saturdays and can be held at the Diocese of Arlington or at your location. The class is an 8-hour course. Please email Omar Mejia if you are interested in becoming certified or in hosting a training class. The cost for a two year certification on all three subjects thru the American Red Cross is $65.00 per individual. The Office of Risk Management provides all the materials needed for the training class.

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Diocesan Facility Use Insurance Policy

The Diocese of Arlington has a facility use insurance policy in place for events held at Diocesan facilities that are hosted or sponsored by the Diocese of Arlington and any of its schools or parishes. A parish or school sponsored event is any gathering that is advertised and promoted by the parish or school, such as a dinner, festival, picnic, bazaar, race, youth car wash, movie night, etc. Gatherings at the church directly following a religious event held at the church, such as baptism or funeral, is covered under the Diocesan policy. Family receptions hosted by non-parish adults for baptisms or funerals not held at the church would not be covered. Non-religious events hosted by independent associations, groups, parents or individuals, such as birthday parties or graduations are not covered. Wedding receptions are specifically excluded and the party hosting the reception must purchase a special event insurance or find another source to provide insurance. Events hosted by the Kights of Columbus or other independent associations such as caterers or third party contractors must provide proof of insurance to use Diocesan property.

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Driving for WorkCamp

Any individual who wishes to drive for WorkCamp must be authorized to drive by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Office of Risk Management. While it is possible that a given driver may drive their personal vehicle, it is highly likely that a driver may be asked while at WorkCamp to operate a Diocesan owned or rented vehicle. For this reason, all adults driving for WorkCamp must be authorized drivers to meet the diocesan insurance requirements. Please consult the Authorized Driver web page for more information. Given that driving an unfamiliar vehicle increases the risk for having an accident; extra effort must to be taken to prevent undesirable outcomes during WorkCamp. It is important to take appropriate steps to reduce potential accidents and incidents for the benefit of all involved.

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