Risk Control

ICRMA provides risk control services that are tailored to your city’s needs.  We encourage you to utilize the services available to you, which will expand based on our meetings with you, focused reviews of your losses, and emerging loss drivers.

In order to maintain continuity and facilitate delivery of these services, each member should designate a single point of contact for service requests and questions.  All requests and questions should be sent to ICRMA Director of Risk Control Services, Bob May.

  • View template policies and checklists, access general risk control resources
  • Risk Program Audit – examine the effectiveness of various risk management practices across your city’s operations (HR to public works to law enforcement).
  • Safety and Risk Programs – developing written safety programs for Cal/OSHA compliance, procedures for addressing liability loss exposures and more.
  • Job Shadowing of High-Risk Activities – this service provides an in-depth approach to solving worker injuries by examining the leading causes of workers’ compensation losses.
  • Safety Inspections – Facility and playground inspections are designed to identify hazardous conditions and provide a path for correction.
  • Request a Specific Consultation – Industrial hygiene evaluation or risk review of particular practices and activities.
  • Utilize Enviance for online ergonomic self-assessments. (Indicate you are an ICRMA member in the Company Name box by typing  ICRMA: City of [city name])
  • Personalized Office Ergonomic Assessments – This service supplements the self-assessments described above.

ICRMA’s excess and reinsurance carriers offer a wealth of resources and services. More information is located in the Members tab under Training.

  • Workers’ Compensation resources – more than 100 safety training courses, including online driver simulators with curriculum designed for emergency responders and non-emergency staff operating city vehicles.
  • Liability resources, trainings, sample policies and procedures, articles and special topics.  The trainings include employment practices (AB1825), police liability and prevention of child abuse.

Annual Risk Management Plan

Monthly Risk Control Focus

  • June 2023 – Effective use of Safety or Risk Committees
  • May 2023 – Get Ready: Turn on the Heat
  • April 2023 – Workplace Violence Prevention
  • March 2023 – Mandatory Reporting
  • February 2023 – Ladder Safety: A Hidden Hazard
  • January 2023 – Safety First: Library Security
  • December 2022 – Ergonomics and Soft Tissue Injury Prevention
  • November 2022 – Concepts in Avoiding Risk
  • October 2022 – Fire Safety: Change the Battery
  • September 2022 – Guidelines for Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes
  • August 2022 – Sidewalk/Tree Inspections
  • July 2022 – Personal Protective Equipment/Tool Hazards/Hearing Conservation