Michael L. Eckert, CSP, CSHM, CAWC
Director, Loss Control Services
Mike is the Director for Accident Fund Loss Control Services. In this role, he oversees a staff of 37 loss control professionals in 19 states and is responsible for all department activities. Mike has more than 25 years of experience as a safety practitioner and holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) and Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC) designations.
Mike’s previous experience includes serving as Vice President of Risk Services for a major Michigan-based insurance agency, a safety and health leader for an engineering and scientific consulting firm, Loss Control Consultant for an insurance third-party administrator and seven years as director of safety/educational services for the Michigan Road Builders Association (MRBA). He was instrumental in the creation, development and provision of MRBA’s Safety and Educational Services program and co-authored the state’s first-ever Partnering Charter with MIOSHA. Recognizing his accomplishments in this role, in 2004, he was named the Michigan Safety Professional of the Year. In 2005, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) named him Safety Professional of the Year for Region VII, a six-state region.
Mike holds an Associate of Applied Science from Macomb Community College and a Bachelor of Science from Madonna University. Mike also proudly serves as an on-call Firefighter/EMT with the Hartland Area Fire Authority, where he holds the position of Deputy Chief.