Press Releases

Safety National Awards Safety First Grants for Creative Risk Control Solutions

Safety National announced the winners of the Company’s annual Safety First Grant Program, awarding three policyholders for their creative risk control solutions. The first-place grant, in the amount of $10,000, was awarded to City of Green Bay to outfit utility vehicles with electric valve operating equipment. This will help to…

Safety National Receives Standard & Poor’s Rating Upgrade to A+

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings increased the financial strength rating of the Delphi companies, including Safety National Casualty Corporation, to A+ with a positive outlook. According to S&P Global Ratings, the upgrade reflects a change in their assessment of Delphi’s group status to core from highly strategically important, reflecting…

Safety First Grant Program – Application Period Now Open

Safety National has opened the 2018 nomination period for the annual Safety First Grant Program. This dollar-for-dollar matching grant will reimburse three policyholders for their creative solutions on how to reduce the risk of employee injury and illness. 1st Place: $10,000 | 2nd Place: $5,000 | 3rd Place: $2,500 Who…

Safety National Surpasses $2 Billion in Surplus to Achieve A.M. Best Financial Size Category XV

Safety National® announced today that the Company’s A.M. Best Financial Size Category (FSC) has advanced, increasing Safety National’s rating to A+, FSC XV. According to A.M. Best, “The FSC is designed to provide a convenient indicator of the size of a company in terms of its statutory surplus and related…

Safety National Announces Reorganization of Management Structure to Support Organizational Growth

Safety National announced organizational changes to executive and upper management roles today. The following realignment of responsibilities will become effective on April 1, 2018. Gene Maier, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, will retire after a successful 33-year career with Safety National. Maier, who has worked in various underwriting…

Business Insurance Recognizes Safety National as a Best Place to Work in Insurance

Safety National has been named a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine. Safety National was recognized as one of 75 honorees in the publication’s November issue. This is the fifth time that Safety National has entered and won, ranking in both the insurers/providers category and the…

Safety National Awards 2017 Safety First Grant for Creative Risk Control Solutions

Safety National awarded the annual Safety First Grant to three policyholders for their creative risk control solutions. The first-place grant, in the amount of $10,000, was awarded to Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs to purchase garbage can assistive lifting devices to alleviate injuries due to heavy lifting while…

Lydia Wilmot and Stephanie Wizner Join Safety National Re Professional Liability Treaty Team

Safety National Re announced the addition of two new hires today with Lydia Wilmot joining the division as Vice President and Stephanie Wizner joining the division as Assistant Vice President. With over 15 years of industry-related insurance and reinsurance experience combined, both Wilmot and Wizner bring an extensive background to…

Safety National Adds Cyber Risk Insurance to Product Offerings

Safety National announced its entrance into the cyber risk insurance marketplace today with a portfolio of coverage designed to help companies address global network security and privacy breach incidents. Safety National’s cyber risk insurance assists clients in effective incident response and protects the balance sheet from cyber security risks. Coverage…

Saint Louis Zoo Receives $500,000 Gift from Safety National

The Saint Louis Zoo has announced a $500,000 gift from Safety National, which is recognized at the Palisades Overlook viewing area of the newly opened Centene Grizzly Ridge. This gift is part of the charitable efforts tied to Safety National’s 75th anniversary in 2017, and is made in honor of…

Spencer Timmel Joins Safety National as National Director of Cyber and Technology

Safety National announced today that Spencer Timmel, CIPP/US, CIPM, has joined the company as National Director of Cyber and Technology. In his new capacity with Safety National, Timmel will be responsible for leading Safety National’s emergence as a provider of cyber liability and other related coverage. With nearly 20 years…

Safety National Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

Safety National is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been appointed to senior management positions: Cyndee Morton has been promoted to Senior Vice President – Operations. Morton is responsible for senior management oversight of the Policy Services Administration and the Information Systems Departments as well as leadership of…

Safety National Adds Large Guaranteed Cost Workers’ Compensation and Captive Services to Product Offerings

Safety National Casualty Corporation has added two new offerings to its suite of products: large guaranteed cost workers’ compensation and captive services. Safety National’s large guaranteed cost workers’ compensation offering caters to the unique business profile of sophisticated large employers in need of a first-dollar program. The program requires a…

Safety National Awards Safety First Grant for Creative Risk Control Solutions

Safety National awarded the annual Safety First Grant to three policyholders for their creative risk control solutions. The first-place $10,000 grant was awarded to Capital Region Educational Service District 113 Workers’ Compensation Trust for implementing an easy set school bus safety brake system to alleviate the risk of soft-tissue injuries…

Two New Complimentary Risk Control Resources Now Available to Public Entity Policyholders

Safety National announced the release of two new complimentary risk control offerings now available exclusively to their Public Entity Multi-Line Program policyholders: Law Enforcement Liability Resources and HR Essentials Online. Law Enforcement Liability Resources is a web portal where clients can download a law enforcement liability self-assessment and sample policies…

A.M. Best Assigns A+ Rating to Safety Specialty Insurance Company™

A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) and an issuer credit rating of “aa-“ to Safety Specialty Insurance Company™. The outlook assigned to each rating is stable. According to A.M. Best, “The ratings reflect the company’s role as a subsidiary of Safety National Casualty Corporation. Factors…

Safety National Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Surplus to Achieve A.M. Best Financial Size Category XIV

Safety National announced today that the Company’s A.M. Best Financial Size Category (FSC) has advanced, increasing Safety National’s rating to A+ XIV. According to A.M. Best, “The FSC is designed to provide a convenient indicator of the size of a company in terms of its statutory surplus and related accounts.”…

Safety National Forms Safety Specialty Insurance Company™

Safety National has acquired an excess and surplus company that will begin operations in March 2016 as Safety Specialty Insurance Company™ (SSIC). Safety Specialty will initially focus on complementing Safety National’s public entity multi-line program, which includes general liability and auto liability coverage. Through SSIC, Safety National will now be…

Safety National Adds Safe Patient Handling Evaluation Resource to Risk Control Offerings

Safety National announced the release of the Safe Patient Handling Evaluation Resource today – a tool that helps evaluate healthcare facilities’ safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) programs. Safety National has partnered with Atlas Lift Tech to add this complimentary resource to MAP Client Services, Safety National’s suite of value-added…

Business Insurance Recognizes Safety National as a Best Place to Work

Safety National has been named a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine. Safety National, along with the other honorees, was recognized in a special report on November 9, 2015. This is the fourth time that Safety National won, ranking in both the insurers/providers category and the…

Safety National Announces Claims Department Reorganization

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced the following management changes and realignment of responsibilities within the company’s claims department. Carl Reynolds, Senior Vice President – Claims, has retired after a successful thirty-year career with Safety National where, as department head, he was responsible for operational management of the entire claims department….

Safety National Promotes Tom Grove to Senior Vice President – Business Development

Safety National Casualty Corporation has appointed Tom Grove to the position of Senior Vice President – Business Development. In his new role, Grove is responsible for leading Safety National’s business development, broker relations and sales functions. Grove began his career with Safety National in 1992 and has held various sales…

Safety National Emphasizes Commitment to Reinsurance Offerings with Creation of Safety National Re

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced today that it has rebranded its reinsurance platform as Safety National Re. Safety National Re will continue to offer its existing products and solid financial security, which includes over $1.25 billion in surplus as well as Safety National Casualty Corporation’s A+ rating from A.M. Best…

Join Safety National at RIMS

Sunday, April 26 2:00 pm  We will be streaming Out Front Ideas with Kimberly & Mark LIVE from RIMS!  Click here to watch the live stream of a Q&A with industry stakeholders’ on the evolution of the workers’ compensation industry.   Monday, April 27 10:00 am The exhibit hall is…