Risk Management


The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Risk Management department facilitates university compliance with environmental and occupational safety programs that meet standards established by federal, state and local agencies. Risk Management also coordinates the university's property and liability programs along with promoting risk minimization activities.  For more information regarding the mission and current goals of the Risk Management office visit the Safety Program page.


Important Information

June is Safety Month

We all face a variety of risks throughout our lives. The fact is, unintentional injuries have recently risen to the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S., but we can work together to reverse this trend. National Safety Month is a time to highlight leading causes of preventable injury and death on a national scale, so we can keep more people safe - Safe for Life!

Week One - Choking and CPR  (Additional Resource:  AED Locations on Campus)

Week Two - Managing Stress at Work

Week Three - Hazard Recognition

Week Four - Sharing the Roads Safely

Week Five - Heat Related Illnesses

Ladder Safety Poster

Active Shooter - How to Respond (13 page Booklet from US Department of Homeland Security) Also, contact Risk Management at x.3344 if you would like to borrow the 20 minute video "Shots Fired on Campus" to share at a department meeting or other venue. Discussion Guide

Surviving an Active Shooter Incident

Work Station Self-Assessment - Workplace environment health assessment of your personal work station.

2016 - 2017 Safety Inspection Schedule

Risk Assessment Matrix - A sample guide that helps identify, discuss, and address potential risks associated with various activities and events.

Help ensure your safety and that of your fellow Falcons by being prepared.  Please take the time to review an online version of the Emergency Response Guide which is available by selecting the link.  It's a valuable resource to assist all faculty and staff in managing several potential emergency situations.  For a printed guide, please call or visit the Risk Management Office.

Contact Us

Risk Management
Email: Connie Smith, MS
Phone: 715-425-3344
Fax: 715-425-4980
25H North Hall

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