News and Updates

  • The July/August issue of the News and Risk Management Review is available for download!
  • Visit our Events page to view a list of upcoming trainings, meetings, and events. Sign in to register.
  • The 2016 SDAO Membership Appreciation Golf Tournament will take place Friday, September 16 at the Chehalem Glenn Golf Course in Newberg, Oregon. Registration begins July 15.
  • Nominations are accepted year-round for the SDAO Awards Program. Visit our Programs page then click the Awards Program heading to learn more.
  • Beginning August 1, 2016, SDIS program participants will be eligible to apply for the Safety & Security Matching Grant. The focus of this year's grant is mitigating injury exposure related to musculoskeletal injuries.
  • The 2017 SDAO Annual Conference will take place in Portland, Oregon on February 10-12. Pre-conference sessions are available on February 9. 
  • The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, in coordination with the US Fire Administration, has developed an online Vulnerability Assessment Tool that will provide fire departments with a systematic process to evaluate risk and ultimately reduce the threat of firefighter injuries and deaths. Click here for more information.

Free Online Risk Management Training

As part of SDAO's ongoing commitment to safety, compliance with regulatory requirements, and containing healthcare costs, SDAO has partnered with SafePersonnel to provide a series of free online risk management trainings. Click the link above to learn more about how SDAO members enrolled in the SDIS property casualty program can complete online safety and liability trainings. Learn More...

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