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 m...[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]
On May 18, 2016, the State Office of Risk Management held a one-day conference that highlighted many of the insurance issues that many Texas state agencies face. Many of the presentations were f...[more]
Feb 26 | Emergency Response Protocols, Media, Risk Management, Videos
In 2011, the State Office of Risk Management produced an Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness video advising office employees on addressing an active shooter event in the workplace. In light of rece...[more]
The State Office of Risk Management provides Continuity of Operations (COOP) guidelines (in accordance with FEMA standards) for Texas state agencies, and also suggests that families develop an emergen...[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."