Risk management is an essential function of DC government. It’s designed to systematically preserve the physical, human, and financial resources of the government. This is accomplished by implementing decisions and procedures to minimize the adverse effects of accidental losses on an organization.
The Risk Prevention and Safety division (RPS) works to ensure all District employees have a safe and healthy work environment. ORM not only helps to enforce the Occupational Safety and Health standards for the work environments of District employees, but, also coordinates the Agency Risk Manager Representative (ARMR) program, registers employee drivers, and ensure that all agencies have an approved Emergency Response Plan.