Risk Management Division

The Risk Management and Safety Division of the Finance Department administers the City’s Risk Management and Safety Program, which includes:
  • Property casualty insurance program
  • Occupational safety and OSHA compliance
  • Claims investigation
  • Aggressive claims management
Program Goals
The Risk Management Program aims to:
  • Provide a safe environment for employees and the public it serves.
  • Prevent and minimize the financial impact of loses to the City of Durham.
  • Prevent and minimize the physical losses to City owned property where possible.
  • Reduce the severity and frequency of personal injures to employees and the public.
  • Promote safe work practices among employees.
  • Ensure the continuity of service to the residents and visitors of the City of Durham.
Our success will ensure:
  • Safe and healthy employees
  • Grateful citizens
  • Lower cost of Risks
  • Procurement of Property/Casualty Insurance
  • Safety
  • Contract Review
  • Claim Management