Safety/Risk Management

Mission Statement

To provide a safe and healthful work environment for all employees, contractors and for the general public conducting business or visiting county facilities and property.

Our Goals

  • Develop an accident-free work environment, which is safe, clean and productive for our employees and contractors.
  • Minimize our worker's compensation insurance cost.
    • Provide training to employees and management such that an understanding of hazards and respective safety requirements are established and supported.
  • Develop, implement and manage effective loss prevention programs to assure a safe, healthful and productive workplace, and to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Encourage the responsibility and participation of all employees and management in Pottawattamie County's loss prevention efforts.


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Garfield Coleman
Garfield Coleman
Risk Manager
Jacob Head
Jacob Head
Safety Coordinator
Phone (712) 328-4784
(712) 328-5751
Fax: (712) 328-5769
Hours 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
Location Pottawattamie County Courthouse
Second Floor, Room 208
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501