M. Andre' Taylor, Director

The Risk Management Department is comprised of a team of professionals focused on the Chicago Park District's top priority of providing a safe, secure and healthy environment for all patrons and employees of the park district.

The Risk Management Department manages, coordinates and monitors the overall activities within the park district related to issues pertaining to safety and health programs, policies and procedures, insurance related matters, compliance with federal, state and local laws to help maintain a safe environment for patrons and employees.

The Department’s functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Biohazard/Infectious Waste Disposal
  • Health Trainings
  • Incident Management
  • Inspections
  • Insurance & Claims Review
  • Medication Policy
  • Safety Trainings
  • Worker’s Compensation


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National Safety Council Member since December 29, 2005.