EMPLOYERS® Launches Loss Control Connection SM to Help Small Businesses Build, Sustain Risk Management Programs

EMPLOYERS® Launches Loss Control ConnectionSM to Help Small Businesses Build, Sustain Risk Management Programs

Online risk management portal provides resources and tools that help improve safety, prevent losses; allows independent agents to deliver co-branded services to their clients.

RENO, Nev. – March 8, 2010 – EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®, has successfully launched Loss Control ConnectionSM. EMPLOYERS® Loss Control Connection provides a Web-based loss control platform that combines the information of a searchable library of safety and loss control content with a suite of unique software programs that can help manage risk and reduce losses. Within the easy-to-use software applications, small businesses can easily track training and perform many other safety, risk management and human resources-required tasks.

The following Loss Control Connection resources are available to policyholders:

A brief informational introduction video to Loss Control Connection can be accessed via https://www.employers.com/workers-compensation/loss-control/.

“Launching the Loss Control Connection online portal is a natural extension of the comprehensive, value-added service programs we offer our small business policyholders,” said Martin J. Welch, President and COO, EMPLOYERS. “Taking proactive measures toward continuously improving workplace safety not only reduces the likelihood of workplace injury, it is a proven way to lower workers’ compensation premiums. Although many insurance carriers don’t provide this level of service, we strongly believe that providing our policyholders with resources focused on helping them mitigate risk and contain costs is a model that provides the maximum value for everyone.”

Co-branded Solutions for Independent Agents

EMPLOYERS’ Loss Control Connection also enables independent agents to deliver online services to their clients as co-branded offerings that can be integrated into their agency Web sites. As trusted advisors to small businesses, independent agents play an important role in helping their clients make the best workers’ compensation insurance-related coverage decisions for their businesses. Now, agents can offer their clients a compelling yet easy-to-use online service that provides a practical, real-world solution designed to help them contain costs and achieve operational efficiencies. In an industry where it’s sometimes difficult for small businesses to discern between high-value and lowest-cost carriers, EMPLOYERS’ Loss Control Connection makes it easy not only to see the difference, but also to maximize the value.

Contact Information

Media Contact: Lauren Meckstroth, The Abbi Agency
(775) 446-4678 or lauren@theabbiagency.com

Company Contact: Mike Paquette
(775) 327-2562 or mpaquette@employers.com

Investor Relations Contact: Adam Prior, The Equity Group, Inc.
(212) 836-9606 or aprior@equityny.com

About Employers Holdings, Inc.

EMPLOYERS® and America’s small business insurance specialist® are registered trademarks of EIG Services, Inc. Employers Holdings, Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance and services focused on select, small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries. The Company operates throughout the United States, with the exception of four states that are served exclusively by their state funds. Insurance is offered through Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, Employers Assurance Company and Cerity Insurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company. Not all companies do business in all jurisdictions. See employersstage.wpengine.com and www.cerity.com for coverage availability.