News | 08 Dec 2017

Trust Connections 4th Quarter 2017

Delaware Valley Trusts Member Newsletter   Delaware Valley Trusts New Website Launch and Rebranding We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website – www.dvtrusts.com – in addition to the rebranding of Delaware Valley Trusts and each of our trusts! All viable business entities must update their strategy, understanding of customer needs …

News | 30 Nov 2017

DVT Online University Expands to over 250 Topics!

On November 29, 2017 the Delaware Valley Trusts expanded its Online University from 30 courses to over 250 courses! This free online training tool empowers our  Workers’ Compensation Trust and Property & Liability Trust members to increase their knowledge, protect their employees, and reduce the frequency and severity of accidents and injuries. The Online University is …

News | 10 Nov 2017

Trust members benefit from “invaluable” leadership training

More than 100 members of the Delaware Valley Trusts have earned their Penn State Municipal Leadership Certificate (MLC) in the last two years while hundreds more are working to complete the program.  What makes the MLC so important to Trust members? Its unique blend of management courses are designed to support the training and development …

News | 10 Nov 2017

Don’t let ransomware hold your computer hostage

In March 2017, sixteen senators of the Pa. Democratic Caucas arrived at their Harrisburg offices to find that they could not access their computer network.  In a second high profile incident occurring in early May, thousands of users around the globe came face-to-face with a cyber-worm named, “Wannacry”. Exploiting a vulnerability in obsolete software, Wannacry …

News | 10 Nov 2017

Fentanyl – Extreme exposure hazard for law enforcement

In the course of performing their duties, law enforcement professionals can come into contact with drug substances in various formulations and potencies.  Most traditional drugs of abuse such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine pose minimal danger if handled with basic precautions (e.g., wear impermeable gloves such as nitrile and avoid inhaling any powder).  In contrast, …

News | 20 Oct 2017

3 Blind Spots in Municipal Insurance Coverage

Why It’s Important to Keep a 360° Perspective When customizing insurance coverage for a public entity, it can be difficult to know what you need and what you don’t. Healthcare and workers’ compensation coverage are on everyone’s “must have” lists, but other coverage needs can easily fall into dangerous insurance blind spots. Don’t wait until …