Manufacturing Technology Mutual Insurance Company

Manufacturing Technology Mutual Insurance Company

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  • From the Desk of John Karlen, CPCU, APA, ARe

    The February MTM Finance Committee and Board Meetings are the most important company meetings of the year. Well, with over 80 MTM members present, the October Member’s Meeting is very educational and fun too. However the member dollars are reviewed in February. Last month the Finance Committee and Board reviewed the year-end results including: loss...

  • The MTMIC Advantage

    By Donna Motley, Vice President of Claims There are a lot of advantages to have your Workers’ Compensation insurance with MTMIC, but I want to point out a few that are “hidden” advantages. As mentioned before, our Claims staff has extensive years of experience handling Workers’ Compensation claims. I would like to say we have...

Manufacturing Technology Mutual Insurance Company

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • From the Desk of John Karlen, CPCU, APA, ARe

    Audit Reviews Large audit additional premium due – scary words. Each workers’ compensation policy is written with estimated payrolls for the upcoming year. When the policy expires, an audit is completed to get actual payroll. We then calculate the actual premium from the audit payroll, and subtract member payments during the year. The end result...

  • New OSHA Final Rule Mandates Electronic Submission of Data

    By Chris Demeter, Senior Loss Control Consultant I have been with MTM for over 13 years, and prior to that I was the Safety Director at a prototype sheet metal stamping manufacturer. Every 18-months or so, I would get a visit from MIOSHA. It was not because we had a great deal of injuries, it...

  • The Importance of the Form 100

    By Donna Motley, Vice President of Claims An injury occurs at your facility. The incident is reported through the proper channels – this could be a report to the immediate Supervisor, Plant Manager, Safety Director, or Human Resource Department. If immediate medical attention is required (i.e. blood is involved, a head injury, EMS needs to...

  • From the Desk of John Karlen, CPCU, APA, ARe

    A Tribute to a Legacy The Hancock legacy began with John Hancock Sr. who in 1939 started Crescent Tool and Die and has been with MTMIC for 40 years. That decision 4 decades ago was made by John Hancock Sr. who joined a group of bold shop owners to start and support their own insurance...

  • Upcoming MIOSHA Rules Change

    By Ruth Kiefer, MSc, ARM Loss Control Manager , MSc, ARM, MiOSHA Level 1 Certified  Effective January 1, 2017: Plastic Injection Mold Industry:Die Change Procedures for Horizontal Injection Mold Machines s many of you in the plastic injection mold industry know, there will be a MIOSHA rule change in the standard pertaining to injection mold machines...

  • From the Desk of John Karlen, CPCU, APA, ARe

    Well 2016 just wrapped up. Early indications are that 2016 will be a good loss year for MTM members. As a refresher, 2014 was a good loss year. At the February 2015 Board of Directors meeting the Board reviewed the December 31, 2014 financial results. The Board then declared a member dividend of $2.5 million....

  • Do you have the right air hose clamp?

    By Travis Halsted, Loss Control Consultant I was recently contacted by one of our customers with a concern that I do not believe many of us think of. This company was concerned whether or not they had the right form of clamp at the tool end of their air hose. This particular company had the worm-drive...

  • From the Desk of John Karlen, CPCU, APA, ARe

    In this newsletter you will see pictures of the MTM annual members meeting. This meeting was held October 19th at the Inn of St. John’s in Plymouth. There were over 80 members in attendance. It was the largest MTM meeting ever. At the meeting, attendees had a great meal and two short presentations. One of the...

  • 2016 Annual Meeting Photos
  • Employer Responsibility

    Donna Motley, Vice President of Claims  Owning and operating a business is multi-faceted. Having Workers’ Compensation insurance, required by law, is one of those many facets. Hopefully, most employers rarely have to utilize their Workers’ Compensation insurance. BUT, should an employee be injured in the course of employment, you, as the employer need to be...

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