Risk Management Automobile Damage Assessment

Mission Statement

Risk Management is responsible for protecting the county’s assets and preserving operational continuity from risks and safety hazards that may arise from activities/events that may affect the county.  Our goal is to minimize compensable exposure through risk identification and analysis, risk avoidance, risk control and risk financing.

FY 2015-2016 Accomplishments

  • Performed over 75 classroom hours in safety training (i.e. defensive driving, heat stress, work zone traffic safety, office safety/ergonomics, etc.)  Total number of participants attending the various classes was 1,096
  • Minimized lost time expenses by placing 72 injured employees in temporary duty positions 
  • Investigated 197 general liability claims and 166 accidents
  • Held one Incident Review Board meeting, and reviewed five incidents
  • Conducted nine fire drills
  • Inspected 147 County facilities and 85 parks
  • Performed three pre-purchase inspections on property acquired by the county
  • Performed nine indoor air quality tests
  • Reviewed 295 certificates of insurance and 89 agreements/contracts
  • Processed 99 general liability claims and 299 workers’ compensation claims
  • Recovered $65,812.35 in funds due to the county as a result of damage to county property
  • Employee Hearing Conservation Program – 244 employees tested
  • Drafted and submitted for approval in Escambia County Small Unmanned Aerial system Program Policy and Guidelines
  • Implemented a daily Foreign Object Damage program for the Heliport at the Perdido Key Fire station and assisted with the application for Heliport approval by FDOT


Hours of classroom training performed


County facilities inspected


General liability claims investigated