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Risk Management


Risk Management is a department within the Administration and Finance Division at Cal Maritime. Cal Maritime's Risk Management program provides assistance to campus entities in identification and examination of risks, selection of risk control and risk financing techniques, evaluation of the results and improvement of the management of risk by campus entities.

The Risk Management program focuses on review of operations and ownership of property for risks including injury to persons, damage or loss of property, impact to university programs, liability, loss of financial resources and reputation. A variety of techniques may be recommended as appropriate, increasing safety of the activity, transferring responsibility for safety and/or consequences of participation.

The Workers' Compensation Program is a critical part of managing work related injuries and illnesses of employees and identified university volunteers. Coordination and payment for authorized medical services, disability payments and return to work help the employee and university maintain productive contributions to society.

Risk Management coordinates coverage for general, professional, vehicle, and travel liability as well as real property, equipment and special events. Insurance requirements for agreements, contracts and facilities use are recommended for the University and submittals reviewed for major capital projects and other agreements as requested.