Postville schools recognized for commitment to safety

Pictured above (l to r): Nolan Grimm, Jester Insurance; Patti Schroeder, Finance Support Director, IASB; Tim Dugger, Superintendent (shared), Postville and North Winneshiek Community Schools; Dale Anderson, EMC; and Mark Lovelace; Agent, A&J Petersburg Agency. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Postville Schools was recently presented with an award for its commitment to safe working environments. The award further recognizes the district for its collaboration with EMC Insurance Companies (EMC) to prevent employee injuries and to control workers’ compensation expenses.    

Representatives from EMC, the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) and Jester Insurance Services presented the award to district officials. 

“The Postville School employees have done an excellent job with safe work habits. We are proud to have the lowest workers’ compensation loss ratio in the state for the previous 10-year period.  Postville also boasts an experience mod. of .71 which is 5th lowest in the state over the past 3 years.” commented Superintendent Tim Dugger. 

Read mroe in the May 15 edition of the Postville Hearld.