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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
SORM Mission Statement: "The State Office of Risk Management will provide active leadership to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the state's physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost-effective manner."