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Safety & Risk Management

Safety and Risk Management Offices are located in the Security Building on the Lake Worth campus.

Vision Statement

The Vision of the Safety and Risk Management Office is to maintain a safe and healthy campus environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors while protecting the College's human, physical and financial assets and resources.

Hurricane Preparedness 2019

Hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. That is the period when climatic conditions are optimum for the formation and sustained movement of hurricane winds. The stages of hurricane announcements given by the National Hurricane Center.

In a campus emergency, how can you stay informed?

Palm Beach State College (PBSC) is now using the Rave Mobile Safety and the Rave Guardian Mobile App to communicate with students and employees in an emergency.



Welcome to Safety and Risk Management at Palm Beach State College! We develop and administer Safety, Risk Management and Environmental Compliance programs at the College.

Please take a moment to read the College's Safety, Health and Environmental Policy.

If you encounter a hazard that needs immediate attention, you should contact the Security Department on your campus. 

Many safety concerns can also be resolved by completing and submitting a Facilities Work Order.

For other issues, you may contact a member of your campus Safety and Security Committee or contact John Garofalo, Safety and Risk Manager, at; 561-868-4015.

Safety and Risk Management also obtains appropriate insurance coverage and/or indemnification, including property damage, injury, liability (including professional and student training) and Workers' Compensation insurance to cover staff, faculty, students and visitors.

If you have a question or concern about the College's risk management program, please contact Ginny Rizzo at; 561-868-4014.

Contact Us

Contact Information
Name Title Email Phone Number
John Garofalo, CPM Safety & Risk Manager 561-868-4015
Ginny Rizzo Safety & Risk Coordinator 561-868-4014
Alex Randolph Student Work Study Assistant    

"Safety: Strive for perfection, accept excellence!"

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