May 22, 2017

NCCI State of the Line Highlights Key Indicators of Workers Comp Industry

NCCI Holdings, Inc.

Boca Raton, FL – The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently released its highly anticipated annual State of the Line Guide, the industry’s most extensive workers compensation market analysis. As presented in this year’s State of the Line Report, the workers compensation Calendar Year 2016 combined ratio…[Continue Reading]

RIMS NextGen Forum Offers Learning for New Risk Mgmt Professionals


New York, NY – RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced the agenda for the Society’s second annual NextGen Forum scheduled for June 4 and 5 in Austin, Texas. Designed to support new-to-the-field professionals meet expectations and successfully contribute to organizational success, this year’s agenda features…[Continue Reading]

NYSIF Announces Expanded Pay As You Go Program Eligibility


Albany, NY – NYSIF recently announced expanded eligibility of its pay-as-you-go premium payment plan, NYSIF PAYGO, by eliminating its premium thresholds. Previously available only to policyholders with an annual premium below $250,000, NYSIF PAYGO is now available to the majority of NYSIF policyholders, regardless of premium size…[Continue Reading]

NSC: 58% of Construction Workers Say Safety Takes a Back Seat to Productivity

National Safety Council

Itasca, IL – A National Safety Council survey recently found 58% of Americans working in construction – the industry that sees the most workplace fatalities each year – feel that safety takes a back seat to productivity and completing job tasks. What’s more, 51% say management does only the minimum required by law to keep employees safe…[Continue Reading]

Ohio BWC Announces $44 Million Investment in Workplace Safety and Wellness

Ohio BWC

Columbus, OH – Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison recently announced a $44 million investment in workplace safety, health and wellness. The safety initiative is part of the $1 billion rebate plan proposed by Gov. John Kasich last month and approved by BWC’s board of directors…[Continue Reading]

AMERISAFE Announces 2017 First Quarter Results


DeRidder, LA – AMERISAFE, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMSF), a specialty provider of hazardous workers’ compensation insurance, recently announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. G. Janelle Frost, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased with our financial results this quarter. Reporting a…[Continue Reading]

NCCI Releases March 2017 Quarterly Economics Briefing

NCCI Holdings, Inc.

Boca Raton, FL – In its latest Quarterly Economics Briefing newsletter, NCCI examines the current state of the economy and the implications for workers compensation insurance. This edition also focuses on manufacturing. The report includes a survey of state manufacturing presence and also discusses how the rise of automation…[Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Submits July 1, 2017 Filing


Oakland, CA – The WCIRB recently submitted a July 1, 2017 Pure Premium Rate Filing to the California Department of Insurance (CDI) proposing advisory pure premium rates that average $2.02 per $100 of payroll effective July 1, 2017. The average proposed advisory pure premium rate is 16.5% lower than the corresponding…[Continue Reading]

Hanover Stone Partners Creates Practice to Help Employers Control WC Costs

Hanover Stone Partners

New York, NY – Risk management services firm Hanover Stone Partners recently announced it has established a dedicated, national practice group to help employers manage workers’ compensation costs. Barry E. Thompson, a widely recognized expert with more than 30 years of experience in all areas of workers’ compensation cost…[Continue Reading]

Montana Department of Labor & Industry Launches New Workforce Health Portal

Montana State Seal

Helena, MT – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) recently announced the launch of the Montana Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance (MOHSS) website. This portal will provide the public with information about work-related illnesses and injuries, and workplace safety issues for the state. Information on the website…[Continue Reading]

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