JobOp: Loss Control Rep, NE WI

Loss Prevention Representative
West Bend Mutual Insurance, North Eastern WI

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company currently has an immediate opening for a Loss Prevention Representative serving the North Eastern portion of the state (from Wausau/Stevens Point to Green Bay/Door County. It is preferred that the ideal candidate reside in the Green Bay/Fox Valley area.

Duties & Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include surveying of commercial risks for underwriting staff and risk improvement services for commercial risks. The position will be a home based position.

• Bachelor’s degree in safety and health, risk management or equivalent with 3-5 years of insurance experience preferred.
• At least 3-5 years’ experience in a Loss Prevention role (outside of a retail setting) conducting physical surveys, investigating risk exposures/accidents, analyzing risk experience and making recommendations to assist insureds in maintaining their loss control programs.
• The ability to work in the field with limited managerial direction but also able to work effectively with underwriters to determine risk and acceptability.
• An aptitude for finding the “silver lining” in complex and sensitive situations.
• The willingness to gain additional knowledge and experience.

How to Apply
Interested candidates can go to our website at for a complete job description and application to submit expressing interest.

Dinner Program: WI-AIHA Team Trivia Night, 8/25/16, Sun Prairie

Topic:  WI-AIHA Team Trivia Night.   To mark the start of the new program year, the local section will be hosting the inaugural WI-AIHA team trivia night!  For this event, teams will compete for prizes (and bragging rights) by answering a wide range of IH related trivia questions.  For example, did you know that NSC estimated that 18,000-21,000 workers died from work-related injuries in 1912, compared to less than 5,000 in 2014?  Did you know that the chemical formula for ethylbenzene is C8H10?  Do you know why the symbol for lead is Pb?  Show off your knowledge and learn from others in our initial program of the year.  As this will be a learning event, all members are encouraged to contribute to the discussion that will surely follow each topic.  Contributions to the discussion can range from interesting additional facts to short case studies.  We hope this will be a low key, highly interactive evening which should be fun for all.

Date & Time: Thursday, August 25, 2016

4:00 to 5:30  Board Meeting

5:00 to 6:00  Social Hour/ Networking (Outside on the Patio)

6:00 to 7:00  Dinner

7:00 to 8:30  Trivia, Discussion


Location: Nitty Gritty, Sun Prairie

315 E. Linnerud Dr
Sun Prairie, Wi 53590
Phone: 608-837-4999

Directions: Take I-94 and exit on Hwy. N (Exit 244) to Sun Prairie.  Go 5 miles north on Hwy. N and turn left on Park Street just after the high school.   Follow Park Street (which becomes Market Street) for quarter mile and take a right on Linnerud.   The Nitty Gritty parking is at the corner of Linnerud and Market Street.


Cost: $25.00 (includes Burger and Chicken Pattie Bar, Coleslaw, Pub chips and Caesar Salad, dessert, soft drink, tax and gratuity)


Reservations: Please register online with your credit card OR complete the reservation slip and send it with a check payable to WI Section-AIHA. Payment must be received no later than the end of business on Tuesday August 23, 2016.  If you need to cancel your reservation, please contact Steve Strebel at 608-224-6216 by 8-24-16 or your check will not be returned

2016-17 Local Section Election Results

Thanks to all who voted in this year’s local section election!  Martie Eckstein was elected to the position President-Elect.  Curtis Hedman was elected to the position of Treasurer. Rebecca Ferrell was elected to the position of Director.

The Executive Committee met on June 10, 2016 in Oshkosh to plan the 2016-2017 program schedule and has an excellent line-up of presentation topics for the coming year.

Best wishes to all for a great summer!  Please plan to join us at the next local section meeting – tentatively scheduled for a late August date (TBD) in Madison.