AAC announces safety awards at conference
Thirty-two Arkansas counties received Safety Awards.
AAC safety awards announced at conference
LITTLE ROCK– The Association of Arkansas Counties awarded its annual safety awards during the AAC’s 50th annual conference, held Aug. 8-10, 2018, in Rogers/Benton County.
Counties that met three main safety requirements received the annual awards. Counties that were honored scored at least 80 percent on the AAC’s safety survey, had a loss ratio of less than 50 percent and had not been in the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission Rule 32 Hazard Program currently or within the past two years.
Counties receiving 2018 AAC safety awards were:
Arkansas, Baxter, Boone, Bradley, Clark, Clay, Columbia, Conway, Faulkner, Greene, Howard, Izard, Johnson, Lafayette, Miller, Mississippi, Nevada, Perry, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, and White counties.
In addition, two counties received a certificate for no Workers’ Compensation claims in 2017: Calhoun and Monroe counties.
About the Association of Arkansas Counties
The AAC supports and promotes the idea that all elected officials must have the opportunity to act together in order to solve mutual problems as a unified group. To further this goal, the AAC is committed to providing a single source of cooperative support and information for all counties and county and district officials.
The overall purpose of the association is to work for the improvement of county government in the state of Arkansas. The association accomplishes this purpose by providing legislative representation, on-site assistance, general research, training, various publications and conferences to assist county officials in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of their office.
The AAC Board of Directors is comprised of 18 members — two representatives elected by each of nine member associations.