Cass County’s workers’ comp division honored
During the 2018 Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust annual membership meeting Dec. 9 in St. Cloud, Board Chair Felix Schmiesing announced Cass County is the 2019 recipient of MCIT’s award for Outstanding Performance in the Workers’ Compensation Division.
Each year MCIT looks for the county that has demonstrated steady improvement in its risk management and loss control efforts, its claims handling practices and its overall responsiveness to MCIT during the past five years.
Schmiesing presented the workers’ compensation division award to Cass County for consistently improving claims handling in the area of workplace injury and illnesses, being committed to reducing employee injuries and having an overall focus on loss control and risk management.
The award-winning county distinguishes itself in the areas of loss control and risk management. Criteria used to identify the recipient include risk management, loss control, customer service and workers’ compensation claims.
MCIT provides Minnesota county governments and related organizations with property, casualty and workers' compensation coverage, as well as relevant risk management and loss control services tailored to the business of the public sector and its related organizations.