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This bill would amend the Charter of the City of New York to create the Office of Risk Management within the Mayor’s Office of Operations. Such office would work with city agencies to improve workplace safety and overall public health and safety; evaluate workplace accident, injury and illness data and make recommendations to agencies to help avoid recurring accidents; and analyze and coordinate agency workplace safety plans.

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History

City Council
Referred to Comm by Council
City Council
Introduced by Council
Int. No. 519

By Council Member Lancman

Title
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the creation of an office of risk management within the mayor's office of operations.
Body

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter one of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 20-e to read as follows:
? 20-e Office of Risk Management. a. The mayor shall establish an office of risk management in the executive office of the mayor or mayor's office of operations. Such office shall be headed by a director who shall be appointed by the mayor.
b. The office of risk management shall have the power and duty to:
1. work with city agencies to improve workplace safety and overall public health and safety;
2. evaluate workplace accident, injury and illness data and make recommendations to agencies to help avoid recurring accidents; and
3. analyze and coordinate agency workplace safety plans that may be required by law.
? 2. This local law shall take effect 180 days after its enactment into law.







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