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Risk Management Unit, a part of the CAO

1. exposure to the chance of injury or loss

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1. the act or manner of managing; handling, direction, or control

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Services to County Departments

Risk Management provides integrated loss prevention and control services for the County's operating departments. Program areas include employee wellness, occupational safety and health, ergonomics, workers' compensation, property and liability claims administration, insurance procurement and risk assessment and consulting services to County department. Risk Management also reviews disability retirement applications from County employees to determine whether medical and service requirements are met.

Services to the Community

Risk Management manages general liability claims against the County of Alameda. Claims must be filed with the Clerk of the Board, and will be resolved by the Risk Management Unit.

Members of the public that hold events in County buildings may purchase insurance for those events as part of the space reservation process through programs managed by the Risk Management Unit.