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Chapter 3.54 Loss Control and Prevention

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(Added by Ordinance No. 156028, effective May 31, 1984.)

3.54.010 Definitions.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 158966, effective Oct. 6, 1986.) Unless the context indicates otherwise, words used in this Chapter shall have the following meanings:

A. "Bureau" means any City bureau, office, commission, or committee.

B. "Committee" means the Loss Control Advisory Committee, consisting of the Risk Manager as Chairperson, the Mayor and each Commissioner, the City Auditor, the City Attorney, the Director of the Office of Fiscal Administration, and the Personnel Director, or their designees.

C. "Loss Control Program" and "Program" mean a Citywide program consisting the loss control components of the City’s bureaus. "Loss control component" and "component" mean the written rules, regulations, and plan developed by each bureau and reviewed by the Committee, providing for both procedural and physical risk identification, measurement, and control in the bureau’s activities. Components may address any methods for loss prevention and control, including without limitation, accident reporting, accident review, hearing conservation, eye safety, respiratory protection, vehicular safety, industrial injuries and return to work, personal protective equipment, volunteer coverage, property loss management, and tort early warning.


3.54.020 OMF Risk Management Division Responsibility and Authority.

 

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 158966 and 181483, effective January 18, 2008.)  The OMF Risk Management  Division shall have the following responsibility and authority in the area of City loss control and prevention:

 

A.   Develop guidelines, instructions, and a model plan to assist bureaus in developing loss prevention and control components;

 

B.   On final review by the Committee of components submitted by the bureaus, file the City-wide program with the City Auditor and issue the program for implementation by affected bureaus;

 

C.   Advise and assist affected bureaus in the implementation of components or parts thereof;

 

D.  Monitor the effectiveness of components, and collect, analyze, and report annually to the Committee and City Council data showing the status of the components and the performance of bureaus implementing the components.


3.54.030 Bureau Responsibility and Authority.

 

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 158966 and 181483, effective January 18, 2008.)  Each City bureau shall have the following responsibility and authority:

 

A.   Develop a written loss control component which shall include detailed and specific objectives, methods, and techniques for preventing injuries, illnesses, and other events leading to workers' compensation, liability, and property loss claims;

 

B.  Include in the component specific performance objectives to permit monitoring and reporting on the Bureau's performance in reducing claims;

 

C.   Submit the proposed component to the Committee for review;

 

D.   On completion of review by the Committee and approval by the OMF Risk Management Division, implement the component;

 

E.  Annually review its component, make any appropriate revisions, and submit any revisions of the component to the Committee for its review.


3.54.040 Loss Control and Prevention Advisory Committee - Responsibility and Authority.

 

(Added by Ordinance Nos. 158966 and 181483, effective January 18, 2008.)  The Loss Control and Prevention Advisory Committee shall have the following responsibility and authority:

 

A.  In conjunction with bureau managers, develop and propose for approval by the City Council goals for each bureau or appropriate groups of bureaus for the frequency and severity of workers' compensation and liability losses.

 

B.  Obtain from each bureau its proposed written loss control component;

 

C.  Review each component to ensure that it is appropriate, adequate, thorough, and consistent with components developed by other bureaus;

 

D.  Suggest revisions, if appropriate, and return the component to the bureau for consideration or revisions;

 

E.   Upon final review of components, provide them to the OMF Risk Management Division for approval and implementation by bureaus


Title 3
Chapter 3.02 Council Organization and Procedure
Chapter 3.04 Subpoena Powers
Chapter 3.05 City Auditor's Audit Services Division
Chapter 3.06 Departments, Bureaus and Divisions Generally
Chapter 3.08 Treasurer
Chapter 3.10 Office of City Attorney
Chapter 3.12 Bureau of Transportation
Chapter 3.13 Bureau of Environmental Services
Chapter 3.15 Office of Management and Finance
Chapter 3.16 City Budget Office
Chapter 3.18 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.20 Bureau of Police
Chapter 3.21 City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division
Chapter 3.22 Portland Fire & Rescue
Chapter 3.24 Portland Water Bureau
Chapter 3.26 Bureau of Parks
Chapter 3.27 Portland Parks and Recreation Board
Chapter 3.28 Bureau of Health
Chapter 3.30 Bureau of Development Services
Chapter 3.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.33 Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Chapter 3.34 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.36 Portland Housing Bureau
Chapter 3.38 Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC)
Chapter 3.40 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.46 Bureau of Insect Control
Chapter 3.52 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.53 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.54 Loss Control and Prevention
Chapter 3.57 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.58 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.60 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.62 Boxing Commission
Chapter 3.64 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.66 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.67 Performing Arts Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.68 Formal Japanese Garden Commission
Chapter 3.70 Pittock Mansion Advisory Commission
Chapter 3.71 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.72 Committee on Claims
Chapter 3.74 Oaths of Office
Chapter 3.76 Public Records
Chapter 3.77 Office of the Ombudsman
Chapter 3.78 Acquisition of County Property for Park Purposes
Chapter 3.80 Special Permits
Chapter 3.82 Officer and Employee Bonds
Chapter 3.84 City Owned Motor Vehicle Accident Reports
Chapter 3.86 Golf Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.88 Investment Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.90 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.92 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.94 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.95 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.96 Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Chapter 3.98 Towing Board of Review
Chapter 3.99 Fair Wage Policies
Chapter 3.100 Equal Opportunity
Chapter 3.101 Property Tax Exemption for Low Income Housing Held by Charitable Non-Profit Organizations
Chapter 3.102 Property Tax Exemption for New Construction of Single-Unit Housing in Homebuyer Opportunity Areas
Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
Chapter 3.104 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.105 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.106 Exposition-Recreation Commission
Chapter 3.107 Water Quality Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.110 Bureau of Hydroelectric Power
Chapter 3.111 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.112 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.114 Office for Community Technology
Chapter 3.115 Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Chapter 3.116 Waterways Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.120 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.122 Economic Improvement Districts
Chapter 3.123 Portland Utility Review Board
Chapter 3.124 Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
Chapter 3.125 Disaster Policy Council
Chapter 3.126 Emergency Management Steering Committee
Chapter 3.127 Bureau of Portland Fire and Police Disability and Retirement
Chapter 3.128 Office of Equity and Human Rights
Chapter 3.129 Human Rights Commission