Accident Fund Presents Safety Award to Missouri Policyholder

Accident Fund recently awarded policyholder VLP Holding Company, Inc. (VLP) with a safety award recognizing their impressive workplace safety practices. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, VLP is a heavy equipment dealer and service provider who has been an Accident Fund policyholder since 2006.

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Front (L to R): Nick Thomas, Service Manager, VLP; Angel Leavey, Human Resource Administrator, VLP; Jim Foreman, Chairman, VLP; Richard Garrett, Senior WorkSafe Consultant, Accident Fund; Sandy McDowell, Business Development Consultant, Accident Fund. Back (L to R): Bill Esterly, Product Support Manager, VLP; Bill Schoenfelder, President, VLP; Brad Thompson, Service Writer, VLP; Bob Foreman, Vice Chairman, VLP; J.R. Reilly, President, The Reilly Company, LLC; David Leavitt, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, VLP

VLP takes a proactive safety approach with their nearly 100 employees, beginning with an extensive employee training program. They also utilize safety surveys, have safety committee representatives at each of their six locations and regularly use Accident Fund’s WorkSafe Toolbox. Because of this, VLP has achieved remarkable results with a five-year loss ratio of 12% and experience modification factor of .86 despite being in a business with considerable risk.

Accident Fund is pleased to present VLP with this award, which recognizes:

  • Proactive best practices in safety and return to work programs
  • Favorable claims experience
  • Long tenure with Accident Fund
  • Consistent usage of Accident Fund’s WorkSafe Toolbox and WorkSafe Consulting Services
  • Strong partnership with independent agent (The Reilly Company) and Accident Fund

We are proud to partner with policyholders and agents who take such great pride in workplace safety. Congratulations VLP Holding Company, Inc. for their safety achievements.