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Save the Date: HEMIC’s Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament!

Be sure to mark your calendar for HEMIC's 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament: Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club. We hope to see you there! The HEMIC `Ohana... Read More

HEMIC Rated A (Excellent) with Stable Outlook by A.M. Best

HEMIC Has Maintained “A” Rating since First Rated in 2007 NEWS RELEASE — A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” (Stable) for Hawai`i Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. (HEMIC), the largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Hawai`i, serving over 6,700 businesses with over 75,000 workers. HEMIC has maintained an A rating from A.M Best every year since they were first rated in 2007. “As a mutual insurance company, our primary obligation is to our policyholder members,” said Marty Welch, Chief Executive Officer of HEMIC. “Our mission is... Read More

OSHA Releases Annual Top 10 Most Cited Violations

Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) identifies their top ten most frequently cited violations. Employers can use this list to identify recognized hazards in their workplaces and make sure they are in compliance. This will increase the safety of their workplace and avoid OSHA citations. HEMIC has a team of Safety and Risk Management consultants who are available to help our policyholders with risk assessments and compliance. OSHA’s 2019 Top 10 Most Cited Violations Fall protection – General requirements Hazard communication Scaffolding Lockout/tagout Respiratory protection Ladders Powered industrial trucks Fall protection – Training requirements Machine Guarding Personal... Read More

Congratulations to 2019’s Scholars: The Robert L. Dove, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Insurance Excellence

Congratulations to the 2019 recipients of The Robert L. Dove, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Insurance Excellence! HEMIC endowed this four-year, renewable scholarship for the Shidler College of Business in honor of our founding CEO, Bob Dove. The scholarship is intended to help grow the future business leaders of Hawai’i by encouraging outstanding Hawai‘i high school graduates to remain in the islands to pursue their education. The scholarship is merit-based and awarded to an incoming college freshman who has graduated from a Hawai‘i high school and is pursuing a business degree. Preference is given to students with an interest in finance... Read More