Risk Management strives to serve county government through the reduction of liability risks, as well as ensure a safe working environment for county employees. Risk Management accomplishes this objective through the provision of risk assessment, safety awareness, and internal analysis services.
The Risk Management Director for Henry County administers the County's property and casualty insurance program, administers various liability matters relating to the County and its employees, and provides loss control services.
The Risk Management Director for Henry County also coordinates administration of the Workmen's Compensation Program as the Safety Officer.
Primary Roles & Responsibilities
The County Safety Officer's primary duties and responsibilities are to:
Investigate Workman's Compensation injuries and vehicle accidents
Coordinate day-to-day administration of pending insurance claims
Identify risks and unsafe working conditions
Coordinate with departments to eliminate workplace risks and associated liability risks to visiting customers
Conduct safety inspections of county workplaces, buildings and facilities
Performs safety training (safe driving skills, CPR, Highway flagging, etc.) to county departments
Perform county vehicle safety inspections and follow-up recommendations