Safety National Casualty Corporation, a top provider of excess workers' compensation insurance in the United States, recently was named the Best Place to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine.
Fifty agents, brokers and insurance companies received the awards, which recognize leadership, planning, corporate culture, communications, work environment, role satisfaction, training, development and relationship with supervisors when determining which companies provided the best workplace experience and culture for employees. The selection process also invovled collecting information on employer-offered benefits, practices and policies.
"We are very honored to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Insurance by such a well-respected industry publication," said Mark Wilhelm, CEO at Safety National. "We take this recognition very seriously because our employees are the most important element of what makes Safety National a great company. We continuously strive to provide the best work culture that rewards each of our employees for their valuable service."
Safety National has won the medium-size property/casualty insurers category for the second year in a row. A versatile alternative market insurance provider offering a wide array of risk funding products through agents and brokers, Safety National has been the leading provider of Excess Workers' Compensation coverage since it was founded in 1942.
"The 50 companies recognized this year are to be celebrated as an elite group of employers that have created high-quality workplaces that encourage employees to thrive in a work environment they can love," Business Insurance said.
There are a number of factors that can contribute to a company establishing itself as an attractive place to work. Employee incentives for safety and travel, health and wellness initiatives, and other variables can all contribute to a high rate of employee retention.
The Best Places to Work in Insurance program recognized companies with 25 to 8,778 employees. The 50 businesses recognized this year are heralded as an elite group that provides a high-quality work atmosphere that motivates their employees through various channels and increases productivity through the increased morale.