BMJ Stone
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
April 5, 2009 12:00 PM CDT

RMMI Rewarded for Safety


Members of the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute’s Workers Compensation program will share in a group dividend of $106,764.

The nonprofit trade association’s Workers Comp group earned the sizeable dividend by having a strong commitment to safety and an active safety committee. Members of the group attend quarterly safety meetings and receive a number of complimentary services from Pinnacol Assurance.

To be eligible for the group dividend plan, companies in the masonry industry must be members in good standing of the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, be insured with Pinnacol Assurance, attend two safety meetings annually and agree to implement steps from Pinnacol Assurance’s six-step safety program. The group had an annual premium of more than $1,243,000 during the July 1, 2007, to July 1, 2008, policy period for which the dividend was issued.

By combining the individual premium of group dividend members, a larger premium is established, allowing Pinnacol Assurance to reduce costs and return dividends to members based on loss histories. The dividend payment will be split among the 28 members of the group, based on individual loss rations for each member company. Each member’s premium is based on his individual loss experience. Members with few claims receive a greater portion of the dividend, while those with a number of claims receive little or no portion of the dividend.

About the Author

Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute is a non-profit organization of more than 100 manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers throughout the states of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. The Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute strives to increase the understanding and use of masonry in homes, schools, and commercial building projects throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. For more information, please visit


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