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Safety and Loss Control


 

The KACo Safety and Loss Control Department is committed to assisting all members of the KACo All Lines Fund (KALF) and the KACo Workers' Compensation Fund to identify, address and correct adverse loss exposures to personal injuries, liability exposures and property losses.


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KACo Contacts



Michael Ray
Safety and Loss Control Manager

Steve Morrison
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Dwayne Litton
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Stephen Clary
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Phil Crumpton
Law Enforcement Liaison

Forms and Resources 


 


Loss Control News


May 16, 2024
Kentucky Office of Homeland Security offers virtual workshops for 2024 cybersecurity grant program
Grant application will likely open in summer, first virtual workshop on May 21
May 10, 2024
Dept. of Justice reiterates guidance on use of medication in jails for opioid use disorder
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects people in recovery
May 10, 2024
Weed eater safety tips
KACo Safety and Loss Control is committed to assisting members of the All Lines Fund (KALF) and the Workers Compensation Fund to identify, address and correct adverse loss exposures to personal injuries, liability exposures and property losses.
April 25, 2024
Hands-free devices and voice command systems are not safer
Hands-free devices and voice command systems create a cognitive distraction as the driver mentally engages with interactive tasks. While labeled hands-free, they may require use of buttons or touchscreens that are also manually and visually distracting.
April 18, 2024
Understanding visual, manual and cognitive driving distractions
Drivers on their cell phones see just a fraction of their driving environment.
April 04, 2024
County governments should be mindful of mower safety this spring
Spring in Kentucky already has gotten off to a chaotic start with lots of rain, high winds and confirmed tornadoes. That rain will soon lead to a busy mowing season, so counties need to prioritize safety during this time.
April 02, 2024
Take safety precautions during the total solar eclipse
Always inspect your eclipse glasses or handheld viewer before use; if torn, scratched, or otherwise damaged, discard the device. Always supervise children using solar viewers.
March 22, 2024
Prioritize playground safety and maintenance in your county
Here are 10 tips for keeping playgrounds in your county safe and enjoyable.