placed 4 years of Annual Reports and 5 years of Audited Statements in our
Library. All are in a downloadable
FY98-01 Risk Management Accomplishments
Risk Management successfully negotiated settlements with insurance
companies providing liability coverage to Maricopa County during the
period FY72-73 through FY84-85 regarding the County’s environmental
liability exposures. During FY98-99, $1,079,854 was recovered from
various insurance companies.
to modify County contracts’ indemnification and insurance language
bringing County into compliance with SB1207’s requirements.
to establish quarterly meetings with Maricopa County departments to
review claims and lawsuits and improve communications.
Workers’ Compensation file reviews with third party administrator,
Case Management, and Risk Management.
and implemented the auto physical damage deductible program and raised
the property deductible from $500 to $1,000 per occurrence.
new claim forms and policies on reporting of claims and continue to
provide training to departments.
internal environmental consulting services to departments, including
Phase I, limited Phase II assessments, and technical review of environmental
environmental and OSHA safety assessments of County facilities to
identify and remedy potential liabilities for regulation compliance.
the National Safety Council’s “Supervisor Development Program” for
MCDOT and Flood Control.
an Executive Safety Committee.
a Countywide Employee Safety Handbook.
by County Administration for superior fiscal performance by being awarded
a Strategic Fitness Award (2001-02) and a Fiscal Fitness Award (2000-01).