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|Location: ||West Covina City Hall |
|Address: ||1444 West Garvey Avenue |
| ||Room 313 |
| ||West Covina, California 91790 |
|Office Hours: ||Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm |
City Hall is closed on Fridays
|Phone: ||(626) 939-8480 |
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Department Budget Information
The Risk Management Department encompasses two staff positions. The Department's purpose is to identify and minimize exposures that could result in financial loss to the City. Risk Management is responsible for the administration of comprehensive loss prevention programs that incorporate current practices and philosophies that are most effective in preventing injuries, vehicular collisions, liabilities, and damage to equipment and materials. The Department provides consultation and management services in the areas of workers' compensation; general and auto liability; insurance procurement; employee insurance benefits, including life, long term disability, and State Disability; employee safety; uninsured losses; and public loss prevention.
SIGNIFICANT WORK PROJECTS
Staff will oversee the processing of all workers' compensation and general liability claims. The Department will identify and arrange for training programs to assist employees in the performance of their job duties to minimize exposure to injury. Staff will be implementing a claims review process/program among departments.
The General Liability Fund (361-2830) covers insurance premiums for Independent Cities Risk Management Association (ICRMA) premiums, fire, vandalism, etc.
Costs related to general liability claims and litigation are tracked in 361-2830. Future costs are subject to variation from year to year and are not shown as a budget estimate. Expenditures are covered by a transfer from reserves. The $30,470 is the fee for Third-Party Administrator services.
Costs related to workers' compensation claims and litigation are tracked in 363-2830. Future costs are subject to variation from year to year and are not shown as a budget estimate. Expenditures are covered by a transfer from reserves. The $119,450 is the fee for Third Party Administrator services.