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Risk Management, Workers' Compensation & Disability Management Program Evaluation


Risk Management


Risk Management safeguards the assets of the University from loss and destruction by assisting in the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and elimination of loss exposures that arise out of the campus’ academic, research, student, and business activities. Risk Management performs its duties in accordance with the directives and general guidelines of the UC Office of the President Risk Services and administers insurance programs and policies to facilitate recovery when losses occur. The specific responsibilities of the office include:

Certificates of Insurance

Generate UC Self-Insured Certificates of Insurance and review 3rd Party Certificates of Insurance (evidence of insurance coverage) as required by contracts and agreements between UC and 3rd parties. See Certificates of Insurance, Contracts, and Insurance.

Claims Management 

Act as between campus and UC Self-Insured claims administrators (all lines of insurance), UCOP, General Counsel, UCOP Risk Services, and 3rd Parties. See Claims & Complaints.

Commercial Insurance

Administer commercial insurance programs including fine arts, aviation, marine, travel, cyber, crime, boiler & pressure vessel, etc. See Insurance Requirements.

Contract & Agreements Review

Review and assess contracts and agreements for insurance requirements and indemnification language. See Contracts and Insurance.

Risk Analysis

Assist employees in the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and elimination of loss exposures created by their activities. See Contracts, Food & DrinkReporting Incidents, InsuranceStudentsTravel, UAS & Drones, Volunteers, and Waivers

Policies and Procedures

Interpret and apply University risk management and insurance policies and procedures as applicable to campus activities.

Self Insurance Programs

Administer general liability, employment liability, auto liability, professional liability, and property self-insurance programs. See Insurance Page.

Additional EH&S Divisions:
Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation is a state mandated benefit for employees with work-related injuries and illness, awarded without regard to who is at fault. See the Workers' Compensation website for additional information.

Contact Risk Management
Environmental Health & Safety

Phone: (951) 827-5528 | Fax: (951) 827-3202 |

Director of Risk Management

Ingrid Fahr | (951) 827-8224

Risk Management Analyst

Tamara Stewart | (951) 827-3206

Report Injuries, Accidents & Property Losses Immediately

Auto Accidents
Bodily Injury
Employee Injury & Illness
Near Misses
Property Damage
3rd Party