September 2012, Volume 23 Number 3 Search All Oracle Editions

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The strong performance of the Liability pool continues to buoy the bottom line so far this year. Overall our profit at June 30th is $7.8 million.


Thirty years ago, the electronic technology in an average school would have consisted of things like a fax machine, an electric typewriter, overhead projectors, a movie projector and a few other basic electronic devices.

A Call for Nominations has gone out to all Member Boards, for any interested parties who might wish to run for a two year term on the OSBIE Board.

This report is an excerpt from an annual provincial analysis of Liability Claims for the period June, 2006 – June, 2012. Losses by Claims Frequency OSBIE’s major loss categories are Slip and Fall – 23%, Third Party Property Damage – 15%, and Sports at 12%.

Be informed about new concussion policies at your school board.

Does the activity suit the intended use of your facility?

In the early morning hours of July 6, 2012, fire engulfed the board offices of District School Board Ontario North East in Timmins, Ontario.

It is 3 am on a cold February night and the phone rings, waking you from a deep sleep. It is your alarm monitoring station telling you that an inside motion sensor has been activated at one of your schools, but the door or glass break sensors have not been triggered, and smoke detectors have not been activated.

School is back in session, and with it comes the need to ensure that your premises are ready!