239 W Main St, Richmond, KY 40475 1 859 623 1000 Justice, Education, Industry


Our Mission:

To effectively coordinate a holistic risk management approach that optimizes risk and fosters a culture that values and promotes employee and community wide health and safety.



The Safety and Risk Management department plays an integral role in ensuring employee and citizen health and safety as well as the protection of city owned property through the development and implementation of a comprehensive safety and risk management system that strives to optimize operational, financial, hazard, and speculative risks. These activities are achieved through the implementation of a multifaceted risk management approach that encompasses a combination of various risk treatment techniques.  Specific  departmental functions include:

  • Claims Management and Insurance Program Management
        Workers Compensation, Liability, Property, and Vehicle
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Employee Health and Wellness Programs
        Hazardous Duty Employee Health and Wellness
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Employee Education and Training
  • Facility Security and Asset Protection
  • Employee Accident and Property Damage Investigations
  • Contractual Risk Management
  • Facility Inspections and Audits
  • Indoor Air Quality for City owned/operated facilities