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Risk Management

The Risk Management Division manages programs in the areas of employee safety, loss prevention, property, casualty, and employee benefits and wellness. 

Risk Management attempts to protect the City’s physical and financial assets against loss by maintaining effective insurance programs, minimizing the City’s exposure to risk, providing for appropriate reserve levels, funding incurred liabilities, and providing for the proper cost allocation of incurred losses among City departments.

Risk Management also provides internal investigation services for the City on claims arising out of automobile, general, police, professional, and employment practices liability exposures.  In addition, Risk Management monitors the workers’ compensation and employee health benefit programs being handled by third party administrators.

Property & Casualty includes:

  • Property Insurance
  • Worker’s Compensation Claims
  • General Liability Claims
  • Auto Liability Claims
  • Collision Repair Claims
  • Subrogation (Recovery) Claims
  • Police Liability Claims
  • Employment Practices Liability Claims
  • Review of Contract Insurance and Certificates
  • Safety & Training

If you are the supervisor of a City employee that has sustained a work-related injury, please complete a Notice of Injury Form pdf and forward it to Risk Management. See the Risk Management Form Center for other work-related incident forms.

If you are a neighbor that has suffered a loss for which you believe the City is responsible, you may make a claim by calling 954-828-5177.

If you want to report a safety hazard or other time-sensitive issue requiring an immediate response, such as a broken water line, please call the City’s 24-Hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000.

Employee Benefits includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • COBRA Coverage
  • Section 125/Flexible Spending Account
  • Florida Pre-Paid Tuition
  • Loans-at-Work Program
  • Arag Legal
  • Misc. Trustmark Products including Disability, Accident and Critical Care
  • Medical GAP

See more details on the City of Fort Lauderdale Employee Benefits.