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January 23, 2012

TDI-DWC Approves 13 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved thirteen renewals of the Certificates of Authority for companies to self-insure their workers’ compensation claims for a one-year period under the TDI-DWC Self-Insurance Program.

These companies collectively employ approximately 26,500 employees in Texas.
Under Texas law, certain large, private companies can self-insure for workers’ compensation claims, while retaining the protection of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act for the company and for its employees. To qualify, 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 companies received self-insurance certificates:

  • Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Kansas City, KS
  • Bradford Holding Company, Inc., Corpus Christi
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Irving
  • Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, MO
  • FedEx Freight, Inc., Harrison, AR
  • Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, MI
  • International Paper Company, Memphis, TN
  • James Construction Group, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, Portland, OR
  • The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH
  • Textron, Inc., Providence, RI
  • Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, WA

For more information on applying to the Self-Insurance Regulation program, visit the TDI website at http://www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/si/index.html.



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Last updated: 06/25/2012

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