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Henry County, GA
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140 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-6418
Fax: (770) 288-6444

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Risk Management

Risk Management strives to serve county government through the reduction of liability risks, as well as ensure a safe working environment for county employees. Risk Management accomplishes this objective through the provision of risk assessment, safety awareness, and internal analysis services.

The Assistant County Manager acts as the Risk Management Director for Henry County. In that capacity, the Assistant to the County Manager administers the County's property and casualty insurance program, administers various liability matters relating to the County and its employees, and provides loss control services.

The Assistant County Manager also coordinates administration of the Workmen's Compensation Program with the Safety Officer. For administrative purposes, the Community Service and Facilities Maintenance departments report through the Assistant to the County Manager.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities

The County Safety Officer's primary duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Investigate Workman's Compensation injuries and vehicle crashes
  • Coordinate day-to-day administration of pending insurance claims
  • Identify risks and unsafe working conditions
  • Coordinate with departments to eliminate workplace risks and associated liability risks to visiting customers
  • Conduct safety inspections of county workplaces, buildings and facilities
  • Performs safety training (safe driving skills, CPR, Highway flagging, etc.) to county departments
  • Perform county vehicle safety inspections and follow-up recommendations


Henry County is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $500,000. These funds must be used to primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons. The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, public facilities, and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low- and moderate-income persons, plans to assist potential displaced persons (if any), and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at Conference Room B, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253 on May 26, 2009, at 4:00 PM. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application and to review progress on the previous CDBG grant (if applicable). Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language shall contact Josi Weeks prior to May 22, 2009. This person can be located at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253 between the hours of 8 am - 5pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays; telephone number (770) 288-6000. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us at our TDD number (770) 288-6819 between the hours of 8am 5pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Henry County is hosting a public hearing regarding Neighborhood Stabilization Program activities. More specific details regarding program activities and the amount of funds programmed for activities to benefit low- and moderate-income persons will be discussed. This public hearing will be held in Conference Room B, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253 on May 26, 2009 at 4:30 PM. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language shall contact Josi Weeks prior to May 22, 2009. This person can be located at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253 between the hours of 8 am - 5pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays; telephone number (770) 288-6000. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us at our TDD number (770) 288-6819 between the hours of 8am 5pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

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Last updated: Friday May 15 2009


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