CAS Knowledge Check: Part 2

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CAM’s Role and Responsibilities

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  • Property

  • People

  • Community Goodwill



  • Identify potential risks in operations

  • Analyze the frequency and severity of past/ potential losses

  • Eliminate or reduce risks

  • Build financial protection to cover non-eliminated risks

  • Create risk management policies and procedures


Minimize Risk to Physical Property


  • Fraud

  • Theft

  • Embezzlement


Finance the risk



  • Income, Fees, and Cash

  • Physical Property

  • Records and Screening



  • Property Hazards

  • Environmental Hazards

  • Crime Deterrence



  • Repair and maintenance to reduce safety hazards

  • Maintaining required housing habitability


Anti-entrapment devices


Minimize Risk for Residence


  • During the lease signing meeting

  • With notice letters when serious incidents occur

  • During resident meetings

  • In the community newsletter



  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)


Minimize Risk to Employees


  • Hazard Communication Standard

  • Lockout/Tagout Standard

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Electrical Safety-Related Work-Practice

  • OSHA Record Keeping


Empty and clean the container


A document that describes the health and physical hazards associated with a particular chemical or material


The standard does not require a written program, but does require a written assessment and documentation of exposures


To comply with regulations when an OSHA inspection is performed and help you avoid any fines or possible injury claims


Emergency Plans

To minimize impact to residents, staff and business operations



  • People

  • Property

  • Business


To ensure that all aspects of the evacuation can be fully executed



  • Prevention

  • Detection

  • Communication

  • Evacuation

  • Containment/Mitigation

  • Recovery

  • Public Relations



  • Equipment

  • Supplies

  • Infrastructure


Prevent and Control Loss

Doing everything you can to mitigate the impact of the loss once it occurs


Loss prevention is being proactive in preventing losses



  • The policyholder

  • The insurance company

  • Third party to the insurance contract, the claimant against the policyholder


An incident includes all accidents, crimes, reported losses and resident losses at a property



  • Bodily injury

  • Property damage

  • Personal injuries