www.charlescountymd.gov

Charles County, Maryland

Safety Office

Safety Office

Joane Gulvas
Safety Officer

The safety function is a disciplined process to identify and analyze exposures; and to take actions to prevent, reduce, retain or transfer various levels of risk.

There are three basic steps in the safety process:

  • Identify Risks
  • Correct and Control risks
  • Evaluate the safety program and revise as necessary

The Safety Division seeks to minimize and control the chance of loss by actively identifying and treating exposures and risks. Functions of the Safety Division are:

  • Protect Charles County assets
  • Provide a safe environment for employees and citizens
  • Minimize the interruption of vital public services
  • Reduce the cost of accidents and
  • Reduce financial losses by Charles County Government