Monterey Educational Risk Management Authority (MERMA) - Loss Control Services is committed to helping fulfill the MERMA mission:

"to protect the human resources and financial assets of our member districts
in order to support the future of public education."

MERMA provides loss control consultation services to all members. In order to develop an effective service plan, there are several elements that have been developed to assist member districts:

Safety Program Consultation Services:

A workplace survey, including discussions with management, and, where appropriate, non-management personnel with permission of the member; review of injury records with appropriate personnel; and development of a plan to improve the member's health and safety loss control experience, that shall include, where appropriate, recommendations to modify the member's Title 8 Section 3203 Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).

Additional services provided to MERMA members include:

Ergonomic Evaluations:

Workstation evaluations may be conducted as part of the administration of a claim or as part of a District injury prevention plan.

Sample Policies and Training Topics:

Loss Control Services assists members by providing policy templates that contain the necessary elements to comply with specific Cal-OSHA standards.

Click here to obtain a list of 5-Minute Safety Training Topics,
Facilitator Safety Training Topics, and
Policy and Procedure Safety Program Templates

MERMA In-Service Training Services:

In-service training by MERMA Loss Control Services may be offered on safety related topics. Referral to qualified training resources can be provided where training is not available from MERMA.

Safety Improvement Program:

MERMA Loss Control Services provides a matching funds allocation to each member district on dollar for dollar basis to improve safety conditions or provide safety equipment.

Member districts are encouraged to contact Loss Control Services regarding any of the information listed here or for assistance with any injury prevention or safety topic.


Loss Control: