Texas Approves 13 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Comp

December 2, 2009

The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved the renewal of the Certificates of Authority for 13 companies to self-insure for workers’ compensation claims for a one-year period under the TDI-DWC Self-Insurance Regulation program.

These 13 companies collectively employ approximately 21,657 employees in Texas. To qualify to self-insure, a company must have a minimum workers’ compensation insurance unmodified manual premium of $500,000 and meet other requirements subject to annual review.

The following 13 companies received renewals of existing self-insurance certificates:

  • AAA Cooper Transportation, Dothan, Ala.
  • American Electric Power Co., Heath, Ohio
  • Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Decatur, Ill.
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, Kan.
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, Del.
  • Emerson Electric, St. Louis, Mo.
  • FedEx Freight, Harrison, Ark.
  • Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.
  • International Paper Co., Memphis, Tenn.
  • Sam Kane Beef Processors, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • The Sherwin-Williams Co., Cleveland, Ohio
  • Unique Staff Leasing I, Ltd., Corpus Christi, Texas
  • VF Corp., Greensboro, N.C.

Source: Texas Department of Insurance, www.tdi.state.tx.us/

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