Press Releases

“Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark” Series Promises Cutting-Edge Workers’ Compensation-Related Content

Kimberly George and Mark Walls announced today that they will join forces to host a regular, complimentary webinar series and interactive forum called “Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark.” The series – sponsored by Sedgwick and Safety National – will be dedicated to covering important workers’ compensation-related topics that…

Safety National Expands Field Presence, Promotes Steve Cotnoir to Large Casualty Management Team

Safety National announced today that its Large Casualty group appointed Steve Cotnoir to the position of Vice President – Large Casualty. In his new role, Cotnoir will be responsible for leading Large Casualty field underwriting operations for several strategic regional office territories, including those handled out of the Atlanta, Chicago…

Safety National Expands Field Presence, Promotes Dennis Zervos to Large Casualty Team

Safety National announced today that its Large Casualty group appointed Dennis Zervos to the position of Vice President – Large Casualty. In his new role, Zervos will be responsible for leading Large Casualty field underwriting operations for the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Zervos joined Safety National…

Safety National Recognizes 2014 Safety First Grant Winner

Safety National awarded Russell Del’Re, Safety & Risk Manager at Dressbarn (a brand operating under the Ascena Retail Group), with 2014’s Safety First Grant for presenting the most creative risk control solution related to an identifiable and quantified loss source. The Problem At Dressbarn, the Safety Team had a dream…

Safety National Surpasses $1.25 Billion in Surplus to Achieve A.M. Best Financial Size Category XIII

Safety National announced today that the Company’s A.M. Best Financial Size Category (FSC) has increased to XIII. 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.” A FSC of XIII designates…

Safety National’s CEO Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Safety National’s CEO, Mark Wilhelm, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday at an all-company assembly to raise money for The ALS Association. As part of the challenge, Safety National’s executive team doused Wilhelm with ice water as employees made donations to the charity, which will be matched by Safety…

Safety National Introduces Distracted Driving Course to Help Prevent Work-Related Vehicle Accidents

In an effort to help policyholders prevent work-related vehicle accidents, Safety National has added a Distracted Driving Course to MAP Client Services, the Company’s suite of value-added risk control offerings. Using online simulation, Safety National’s Distracted Driving Course provides targeted, immediate training that addresses distracted driving awareness and safe driving…

Safety National Opens Dallas Regional Office, Expands Field Underwriting Presence

Safety National has opened a regional office in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas office is the sixth regional office opened by Safety National in the past five years. In correlation with the regional office opening, Jason Tamblyn, CPCU, ARM, has been promoted to Regional Underwriting Manager and will be based out…

Mark Walls Joins Safety National as Vice President Communications and Strategic Analysis

Safety National announced today that Mark Walls has joined the company as Vice President Communications and Strategic Analysis. In his new capacity with Safety National, Walls will lead all thought-leadership activities by combining industry perspective and market intelligence to develop expert content for materials like whitepapers, print and social media,…

Amy Beck Joins Safety National As Regional Account Executive

Safety National announced today that Amy Beck has joined the company as Regional Account Executive. With over 20 years of industry-related account management experience, Beck brings a strong background to Safety National. Beck previously served as the Vice President of Client Services at York Risk Services Group, where she was…

Safety National Introduces Safety First Grant Program

Today Safety National introduced the Safety First Grant Program. This dollar-for-dollar matching grant will reimburse one policyholder up to $10,000 for a creative solution designed to reduce the risk of employee injury and illness. “As a safety advocate, we are very pleased to offer the Safety First Grant Program,” said…

Safety National Introduces Safety National Crisis Protection

Today Safety National introduced Safety National Crisis Protection – a crisis management and extraction benefit provided exclusively for Safety National’s excess and large deductible workers’ compensation policyholders. This complimentary benefit is accessible to policyholders immediately when a crisis event occurs to help minimize post-crisis risk to the organization, its stakeholders…

Safety National Introduces Oklahoma Elect Excess Workers’ Compensation Indemnity Policy

Safety National introduced Oklahoma Elect today to meet the needs of Oklahoma employers who choose to participate in the state’s new Oklahoma Option. Oklahoma Elect is an employers’ excess indemnity policy that provides excess coverage over an occupational injury benefit plan as well as excess employers’ liability coverage to Oklahoma…

Safety National Announces Management Promotions

Safety National Casualty Corporation announced the following management appointments to Vice President today, scheduled to take effect on March 1, 2014:   Tom Grove, Assistant Vice President – Business Development, will assume the role as Vice President – Business Development. Stan Simek, Director of Excess Workers’ Compensation, will assume the…

Safety National Announces Retirement of Jerry Scott and Management Succession Plan

Safety National announced today that Jerry Scott, President, will retire after a successful thirty-year career with Safety National. Starting with the company in 1983, Jerry has held several positions at Safety National and was most recently appointed President in 2010. During Jerry’s tenure as President, the company experienced a 91%…

Safety National Performs First Annual Day of Service

2013 marked Safety National’s first official Day of Service, where the Company offered time off to employees to volunteer in the community. In unison with the United Way, 207 employees donated 621 hours of total service at local agencies, including Crisis Nursery, St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louis Area Food…

Safety National Wins 2013 Fast Track Award

Safety National was honored by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a 2013 Missouri Fast Track award winner during the Missouri Chamber Annual Meeting on November 14, 2013, at Union Station in Kansas City, MO. The award recognizes the impressive growth of the fastest growing companies in Missouri….

Safety National Named Best Place to Work in Insurance

Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market leader in excess workers’ compensation and significant provider of treaty reinsurance and large casualty offerings, has been named a Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine. Safety National, along with the other winners, was recognized in a special report on October 21, 2013. This…

Insurance Data Services Launches CompMark Benchmarking Tool

Insurance Data Services (IDS) announced the launch of CompMark today. CompMark is the first database devoted exclusively to aggregating self-funded workers’ compensation claim data from multiple Third Party Administrators (TPAs) to provide relevant benchmarking reports. IDS is a data analytic company owned by Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market…

Safety National Team Takes on The TriRock Philadelphia

A team of Safety National employees joined nearly 5,000 athletes and their fans as participants in The TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon’s Sprint Race on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Rich Gilmore, Assistant Vice President – Business Development, and Tom Fitzgerald, Regional Business Development Manager, participated as a relay team under the name…

David Duvall Joins Safety National’s Large Casualty Unit

David Duvall Joins Safety National’s Large Casualty Unit, Expands Local Underwriting Presence in Southern California Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market leader in Excess Workers’ Compensation and a significant writer of multi-line Large Casualty business, announced today that David Duvall has joined the company as Regional Underwriting Manager in…

Safety National Receives United Way’s Regional Award for Outstanding Volunteer Efforts

Safety National was awarded United Way’s Regional Award for recognition of the company’s outstanding volunteer service in the St. Louis metro area. The award was presented to Safety National at the United Way Volunteer Center Honors at America’s Center on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, where nearly 900 people gathered to…

Tom Hebson Joins Safety National’s Business Development Unit

Safety National Casualty Corporation, the U.S. market leader in excess workers’ compensation, announced today that Tom Hebson has joined the company as Vice President – Product Development and Government Relations. With over 25 years of industry experience, Hebson brings a strong insurance background to Safety National. Hebson previously served as…

Safety National Receives Certificate of Authority for US Virgin Islands

Effective October 4, 2012, Safety National received a Certificate of Authority for the US Virgin Islands. The company is now licensed to provide workers’ compensation insurance in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and Canada.