ERIC Number: ED107967
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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An Analysis of the Insurance Underwriting Occupation.
Cross, Don; And Others
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the insurance underwriting occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Nine duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page: science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). The duties include: verifying premiums; inspecting and selecting the risk; performing reunderwriting; filing underwriting records; determining reinsurance needs; preparing special forms and endorsements; handling complaints or inquiries; and determining coverage on specific claims. Appended are supplementary materials and a glossary of insurance terms. (BP)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.