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City of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305.673.7000

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Risk Management

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Sonia T. Walthour

Division Director, Risk Management & Benefits

The Risk Management Division’s mission is to provide a safe and healthy environment for our employees, visitors, and residents by preventing incidents and minimizing the financial impact of losses to the City of Miami Beach.  This is accomplished through risk transfer, risk avoidance, claims management and investigations, and loss prevention/control programs.  The priorities of the Division are to prevent and minimize physical losses to City-owned property, reduce the frequency and severity of personal injures to employees and the public, promote safe work practices among employees, and to ensure the continuity of service to the residents and visitors of the City.  This is accomplished by

Risk Management has several roles:

Health & Safety

  • Drug Free Workplace Program
  • Accident Investigations
  • Facilities Safety Inspections
  • Safety Training for City employees
  • Fitness for Duty evaluations
  • Safety shoe program
  • Workplace hazard investigations, inspections, and recommendations

Contract Review

  • Develop appropriate insurance language for contractual agreements
  • Certificate of Insurance monitoring
  • Procurement of Casualty & Property Insurance

Claim Management

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Automobile Liability
  • General Liability
  • Property Damage

 

Staff Directory

Sonia T. Walthour, Division Director, Risk Management and Benefits,
Email: soniabridges@miamibeachfl.gov,
Phone: 305-673-7000 ext. 26515

Robert Aragon, CLAIMS COORDINATOR
Email: Robertaragon@miamibeachfl.gov
Phone: 305-673-7000 ext. 26652

Jennifer Sanchez, SENIOR HR SPECIALIST
Email:  jennifersanchez@miamibeachfl.gov
Phone: 305-673-7000 ext. 26837

Kevin Irizarry , HR RISK AND BENEFITS ANALYST
Email: kevinIrizarry@miamibeachfl.gov
Phone: 305-673-7000 ext.6723