Wednesday, 3 April 2013

TXANS Awards Responsible Nonsubscriber™ Certification to the Workplace Injury Benefit Program of Dean Foods

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Austin, Texas – The Texas Association of Responsible Nonsubscribers (TXANS) announced today that it has awarded Responsible Nonsubscriber™ certification to the workplace injury benefit program of Dean Foods.

The term nonsubscriber refers to Texas employers that have elected not to utilize the state’s traditional workers’ compensation system. Many nonsubscribers provide alternative workplace injury benefit programs.

The Responsible Nonsubscriber certification program was established by TXANS to recognize nonsubscribing employers whose workplace injury benefit program employs sound and ethical practices for injury prevention and the provision of quality benefits. Candidates must have operated as a nonsubscriber for five years preceding application and offer a program that meets certain criteria established by TXANS, such as, provision of an employee work-injury plan, benefit funding, regulatory compliance, communications and workplace safety.

“TXANS is honored to recognize Dean Foods’ success. The efforts of Kevin Lutzke, Director of Claims and Workers’ Compensation, and others at Dean Foods clearly demonstrate a strong commitment to the workplace safety and injury benefit needs of the company’s Texas employees” states Steve Bent, Executive Director of TXANS.

Dean Foods Vice President of Risk Management, Jo Harris, comments, “At Dean Foods, we make every effort to assure that our employees have a healthy, safe work environment and are provided good safety instruction. In the unfortunate event that an employee becomes injured, our objective is to assist that employee with prompt, appropriate care and benefits while they are recovering as we look forward to returning one of our most valuable assets to the workplace. We are honored that TXANS has recognized our efforts, commitment and processes to assist our injured workers.”

TXANS strives to promote excellence within the nonsubscriber community by certifying exceptional nonsubscribers like Dean Foods as Responsible Nonsubscribers, which will in turn advance job and economic opportunities for all Texans.
To learn more about TXANS’ Responsible Nonsubscriber™ program, visit www.txans.org.

About TXANS
The Texas Association of Responsible Nonsubscribers promotes the use of sound and ethical practices relating to injury prevention and the provision of quality workplace injury benefits by nonsubscribers to workers’ compensation in Texas. TXANS provides specialized programs and services to help Texas employers succeed as a responsible nonsubscriber while addressing important public policy objectives so that the freedom to choose injury benefit options can continue for both employers and employees in Texas.

Since its inception more than two decades ago, TXANS has grown to represent business with an annual direct impact of nearly $40 billion and total value added impact of $20 billion on the Texas economy.

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