Deakin University are the first University to subscribe to LMI Group’s LMI RiskCoach. The subscription allows all 37,000 students access to the data base, hazard index, media library, calculators and other features available on the web-based service.

Already, more than 4,000 insurance broking staff have access to the service in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, with modules built for each country.

Another 35 broker firms signed up at the recent Steadfast conference in Perth, held from 13-16 March 2010.

Several insurers have also committed to come on board, seeing it as an invaluable training tool for their own staff and a way to market to their clients in the areas where they may have un-insured risks.