What We Do

Risk Management and Workers’ Compensation is part of the Legal Affairs Department in the president’s division. Centralized university services provided by the department include:

  • Risk identification
  • Insurance negotiations and purchase
  • Workers’ compensation program administration
  • Contract review
  • Certificates of Insurance
  • Claims administration
  • Risk management consultations
  • Loss control and loss prevention assessments
  • Facilities and site surveys

The department is also charged with compliance responsibilities with regard to regulatory agencies which govern workers’ compensation, insurance and other risk management programs. Additionally, the department is the University’s liaison to, and a member of the board of directors of, the Michigan Universities Self-Insurance Corporation (M.U.S.I.C.), a separate entity which was co-founded by 12 of the 13 public Universities in the state of Michigan, including EMU.