December 15, 2017

AGC/SAIF Members Rewarded with 30 Percent Return for Safety Efforts


Salem, OR – The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter (AGC) and SAIF recently announced a $9,870,000 retrospective return for the 642 companies who participated in the AGC/SAIF group workers’ compensation program during 2015–2016. This represents a 30.2 percent return of paid premiums during the policy year…[Continue Reading]

Missouri Employers Mutual Adopts Valen Analytics for Underwriting

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Denver, CO – Valen Analytics®, an Insurity company, recently announced a new customer engagement with Missouri Employers Mutual (MEM), Missouri’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance. The insurer will leverage the Predict application of Valen’s InsureRight® Platform, empowering their underwriters to make quicker and…[Continue Reading]

LWCC Board Declares $90.6 Million Policyholder Dividend


Baton Rouge, LA – LWCC’s board of directors recently declared a 2016 dividend of $90.6 million. The amount was distributed to over 20,000 policyholders in April 2017. This is the 14th consecutive year LWCC has issued a policyholder dividend, bringing the cumulative total returned to more than $576 million. Individual dividend awards are…[Continue Reading]

Ohio Employers Receive $732,000 in Workplace Safety Grants

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Columbus, OH – Twenty-nine Ohio employers will share more than $732,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. “Safety grants prevent accidents and injuries that are costly to workers and employers alike…[Continue Reading]

NCCI Releases June 2017 Quarterly Economics Briefing


Boca Raton, FL – In its latest Quarterly Economics Briefing newsletter, NCCI examines the current state of the economy and implications for workers compensation insurance. This edition also focuses on automation. It provides a historical context for automation and explains why automation in the future has the potential to change…[Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Launches 2018 Experience Modification Estimator


Oakland, CA – The WCIRB has launched the 2018 Experience Modification Estimator (Estimator) for insurers, agents and brokers to help policyholders understand how their payroll and claim experience will be used in the computation of their 2018 experience modification. By entering payroll, classification and claims…[Continue Reading]

CA WCIRB Announces X-Mods and More™ Web Service for Insurers Coming Soon


Oakland, CA – The WCIRB is excited to announce the next generation of customer enabling solutions — a web service that provides insurers with 24/7 real-time access to key risk level data including: Experience Modifications, named insureds, policy addresses and assigned classifications. This is a significant step forward in its efforts to…[Continue Reading]

SAIF: Summer Break Doesn’t Have to Result in a Summer Break


Salem, OR – School is out and its officially summer break. But, as many young workers head out the door for their first job, SAIF wants to make sure they don’t get their first workplace injury. Unfortunately, since 2010 there were nearly 12,000 young worker injury claims (between the ages of 16 and 24) reported to SAIF during the summer…[Continue Reading]

NCCI Releases 2016 Residual Market Management Summary


Boca Raton, FL – NCCI recently announced the release of its Residual Market Management Summary 2016, noting that it is the best source for obtaining facts and figures about the workers compensation residual market plans and reinsurance pools that NCCI services. NCCI declared 2016 another successful year based on all the key…[Continue Reading]

Safety National Webinar: Effectively Establishing & Maintaining a Safety Culture

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St. Louis, MO – Safety National recently announced a new webinar on the essential components of creating a quality safety culture for your organization, and how to get employees to embrace it. Creating a safety culture within your organization is essential to proactively preventing workplace accidents and injuries. This atmosphere…[Continue Reading]

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