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Colfax County Receives Risk Awareness Program (RAP) Award

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January 22, 2018 for Immediate Release

Santa Fe, New Mexico – The New Mexico Association of Counties (NMAC) presented Colfax County with a Risk Awareness Program (RAP) Award during the 2018 NMAC Legislative Conference January 16-18, 2018 in Santa Fe, NM. The county completed their second year of RAP decreasing workers’ compensation claims by 27%, multi-line claims by 62%, auto claims by 91%, and law enforcement claims by -50%. This award is offered through NMAC’s Risk Awareness Program (RAP), a workplace risk control educational program that aims to reduce the frequency and severity of county claims through better risk awareness and safety practices.

Colfax County Manager Mary Lou Kern and Commissioner Landon Newton receiving Risk Awareness Program (RAP) Award. Photo courtesy of Desiree Silva.

Colfax County Manager Mary Lou Kern and Commissioner Landon Newton receiving Risk Awareness Program (RAP) Award. Photo courtesy of Desiree Silva.

The New Mexico Association of Counties is a non-profit, nonpartisan association representing and serving New Mexico’s 33 counties. As a professional association of county elected officials and employees. NMAC supports and promotes the idea that all county elected officials and professional county employees should have the opportunity to act together to solve problems and to work for the progress of county governments in New Mexico. NMAC provides numerous programs and services to counties including legislative representation, self-insurance, legal assistance and professional development. For more information and updates on our events, programs and other initiatives, visit www.nmcounties.org

 

 

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