The American Equity Underwriters Announces 2019 Safety Award Winners

MOBILE, Ala., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), the leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance for waterfront…

MOBILE, Ala., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), the leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance for waterfront employers, announced winners of the 2019 AEU Safety Awards this week.

AEU, the program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association (ALMA), a group self-insurance fund providing USL&H coverage under the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, presents the awards each year to the best-performing ALMA members nationwide.

«We believe a strong commitment to safety should be a core value of every employer in the maritime industry,» said Michael Lapeyrouse, president and CEO of AEU. «The Safety Award program is one way that we recognize those who make safety a priority in their facilities. They deserve to be recognized among their peers as the best in the industry.»

Eligibility for the awards is based on the frequency and severity of workers’ compensation accidents for the prior calendar year, as well as safety-related metrics determined by AEU’s loss control team.

2019 AEU Safety Award Winners:

About The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.

With headquarters in Mobile, Alabama, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. serves as program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association Ltd., a group self-insurance fund authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor for waterfront employers in all 50 states under the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. AEU provides best-in-class services including claims handling, loss control, longshore consulting and other support. For more information, call (866) 238-8754 or visit amequity.com. Follow AEU on Facebook and LinkedIn

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