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The mission of the Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management is to protect and maintain the financial integrity of the Commonwealth�s assets by effectively applying the risk treatment techniques of:

� Assumption (non-insurance or self-insurance funding)
� Control (active accident and loss prevention activities)
� Elimination (remove the cause of loss)
� Transfer (purchase of blanket insurance and excess loss insurance for catastrophic exposure).

The philosophy of our insurance and risk management program operations is to strive for �continuous improvement� in everything we do.


The vision of Risk and Insurance is to be the leader in providing value added services to our customers, both internal and external, with the highest level of ethics, expertise and customer service available in the private or public sector insurance industry operations.

 � Conduct business at all times with the highest standard of ethics and integrity.
 � Be a little better at our jobs tomorrow than we were today� through �continuous improvement�.
 � Pursue excellence by providing superior customer service at all times.
 � Perform our primary mission and responsibilities in a cost effective and productive manner.
 � Provide a workplace environment that encourages employee development, teamwork and training.
 � Promote and support innovative thinking and two-way communications at all levels.

Business Overview

The Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM) is one of five administrative support organizations within the Department of General Services comprising the Property Management Deputate.

BRIM consists of two (2) divisions with a complement of twenty-five personnel in five (5) locations across the Commonwealth: Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Scranton.