[Nameplate] Fair ~ 90°F  
Feels like: 97°F
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Efforts to decrease accidents paying off

Friday, April 24, 2009

BENTON -- In fall 2007, Scott County was one of 15 Missouri counties on the Missouri Association of Counties Self-Insured Workers' Compensation Fund's "Watch List" due to its high number of loss ratios. Those ratios led to a higher premium for the county.

Since then, in an effort to drop that ratio and improve safety in the county, commissioners have worked to establish protocol and other measures to decrease the number of workplace accidents.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.