The University of Texas-Pan American
 
Environmental Health and Safety
April 17, 2014

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Risk Management and Insurance

 

Introduction

Even with the utmost care, some risks are inherent in the operation of the University of Texas - Pan American. UTPA's health, safety, and security programs are essential for reducing the risks of accidental injury to people and damage to property. The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and carrying out programs to control the risks to which departments and, ultimately, The University are exposed. Departments may identify a new program, activity or an existing program with potential risks which could decrease their department's (and, hence, UTPA's) resources as a result of loss or injury. DEHS will assist departments in developing programs to handle those risks. When insurance becomes necessary, DEHS secures all commercial insurance coverage through the University of Texas - System. If necessary, accounting documents are processed and charged to the appropriate budget.


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 Equipment Floater Policy

This policy provides coverage for equipment/property owned by UTPA or loaned to UTPA while in the care, custody and control of an UTPA representative for UTPA business. Each item of equipment has to be added individually and specifically described. Coverage in certain high-risk countries is excluded. Amount of coverage is based on replacement value and $1,500.00 deductible applies. Exclusions include: wear and tear, fraudulent acts, mysterious disappearance, war, nuclear reaction, and government action. In water or underground equipment is not covered.

Equipment Insurance Policy

Fine Arts Policy

This policy covers owned and loaned fine art at a limit of $500,000 for UTHSC-Houston scheduled locations and $250,000 at any other location/in transit i.e.: exhibitions). There is a vandalism exclusion on the outdoor sculptures. There is no coverageprovidedfor loss or damage to outdoor sculptures resulting from vandalism or malicious mischiefwhether owned or borrowed. There is a deductible of $500 that applies to owned art and a $5,000 deductible for outdoor sculptures.

Fine Arts Insurance Policy

Camp Insurance

Camp Insurance Program

Special Event Insurance

Special Event

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Comprehensive Property Insurance Policies

Fire and AOP Insurance
Wind and Flood Insurance
Boiler and Machinery Insurance

UT Liability Insurance Policy
Workers Compensation Insurance

For more information, contact DEHS at 381-3690

 



 
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