Occupational Health & Safety
Newfront’s OH&S team offers a multidisciplinary consultative approach bringing together resources that promote workplace safety, property conservation, fleet and general liability controls, claims advocacy and employee well-being.
Workplace safety has improved in recent decades but risk remains high. Newfront offers a suite of integrated services designed to help clients mitigate their exposures and reduce claim frequency and costs.
Using tech-enabled expert analysis, the OH&S team evaluates risk profiles, including property, environmental, employee health and safety, auto, and emergency preparedness to develop insightful and targeted strategies to design and implement risk improvement plans.
Our risk consultants offers a suite of integrated services designed to help clients evaluate and control their exposures and reduce claim frequency and severity.
Our team establishes key pre-loss mitigation programs before losses occur, provides responsive guidance throughout the claim process, and delivers day-to-day client support and consultation.
Circle of care
We create a roadmap focused on injury and illness prevention, best-in-class claims management, and creating a pathway to injury recovery, health, and well-being.
Occupational Health & Safety offers key technology-based resources.
- On-line safety and HR learning management system
- Safety, HR, and wellness resource library
- OSHA recordkeeping and reporting tool
- HR Hotline
Subject matter expertise
- Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
- Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Robin Hendrickson is the OH&S Practice Lead at Newfront. Robin leads a professional team specializing in risk control, workers’ compensation claims advocacy, analytics and wellness initiatives. Robin and her team collaborate with employers to create strategies to reduce occupational risk exposures and implement best practices to control claim costs. Robin is a Risk & Insurance Workers' Compensation Power Broker winner.
Scott Rhymes is the Risk Control Leader at Newfront. Scott has over 27 years of experience in the risk management field, including directing employer-side risk management programs, public infrastructure projects, construction, manufacturing, and logistics. Scott leads Newfront’s team of risk control consultants to help clients lower their total cost of risk through assessment, education, and development of comprehensive risk control action plans designed to reduce risk exposure and enhance our client's overall risk management systems.
- Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM)
- Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM)
- Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration (WCCA)
- Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS)
- Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS)
- Accredited Professional in Risk and Insurance (APRI)
- Self-Insured Claims Administrator (SIP)
- Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation (CPWC)
- Total Worker Health Workplace Facilitator (CPH-NEW)
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