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Notices from the State Fire Marshal's Office

Texas Labor Code, Title 5, Subtitle A, Chapter 412 requires the State Office of Risk Management (SORM) to assist state agencies in implementing effective risk management programs and identifying expos...[more]

Be Aware of Power Strip Recalls

The State Office of Risk Management identified that a few state agencies may be using defective or potentially dangerous surge protectors around the office. Specifically, be on the look out for Sch...[more]

Preventing Heat Related Illness

Hot days bring on a new set of risks for outdoor workers.  To prevent the high temperatures from getting employees injured, everyone must remember these three special words:  Water, Rest, Shade....[more]

Summertime Brings Bug Bites and Allergic Reactions

With more time spent outdoors during the summer season, our exposure to bugs and the annoyances they bring increases. Beyond just itchy bumps, insect bites can cause severe allergic reactions that ...[more]

Notice from Fire Marshal to State Agencies, Universities

Occasionally, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) issues compliance notices in order to clarify code language, emphasize certain aspects of a code, or alert agencies to new aspects of a cod...[more]
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SORM Announces New Director of Workers’ Compensation and Supervisor

The State Office of Risk Management has named Lydia Scranton the Director of Claims Operations in the Strategic Programs Division, and Jessica Stone as Claims Supervisor in Claims Operations. Both Ms...[more]

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