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3.54.010 Definitions.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 158966, effective October 6, 1986.) Unless the context indicates otherwise, words used in this Chapter shall have the following meanings:

A. "Bureau" means any City bureau, office, commission, or committee.

B. "Committee" means the Loss Control Advisory Committee, consisting of the Risk Manager as Chairperson, the Mayor and each Commissioner, the City Auditor, the City Attorney, the Director of the Office of Fiscal Administration, and the Personnel Director, or their designees.

C. "Loss Control Program" and "Program" mean a Citywide program consisting the loss control components of the City’s bureaus. "Loss control component" and "component" mean the written rules, regulations, and plan developed by each bureau and reviewed by the Committee, providing for both procedural and physical risk identification, measurement, and control in the bureau’s activities. Components may address any methods for loss prevention and control, including without limitation, accident reporting, accident review, hearing conservation, eye safety, respiratory protection, vehicular safety, industrial injuries and return to work, personal protective equipment, volunteer coverage, property loss management, and tort early warning.