Risk Management provides a system of risk and loss exposure identification and analysis designed to protect the City and County of Denver, its capital assets, property and employees by managing the city’s self-insurance and loss control programs and the purchase of insurance, by developing and implementing appropriate risk management policies and procedures, and by educating and training all city employees in workplace safety.
The Risk Management and Worker's Compensation Division includes the following units:
If you were injured at work and would like to initiate a Workers’ Compensation claim, notify your supervisor immediately and call the OUCH Line at 303-436- OUCH (6824). The OUCH Line is a 24 hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week Workers’ Compensation claim reporting service staffed by health professionals who perform initial triage/evaluation. OUCH Line personnel will document your information, initiate a claim and provide designated physician choices for authorized medical care. The OUCH Line will deliver a report of the injury to Risk Management and your claim will be evaluated for benefit eligibility.