Ottawa Kent Links

910, 2014

Spectrum Occupational Health Business Forum

Randy Boss, one of Ottawa Kent’s Certified Risk Architects, was privileged to speak at the Spectrum Occupational Health Business Forum about the Linda E. Anderson award and importance of having AEDs and training at work.

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and […]

1507, 2014

Know Your E-Mod or Pay More for Workers’ Comp

E-mods on the whole go relatively unaddressed in most industries, but practicing good business should include knowing where this score stands, as it has the single largest impact on your workers’ comp premium.

807, 2014

How to Survive an OSHA Audit

Earlier this year one of our Outsource Risk Managers, Jim Rhoad, had an article published in the Hartford Business Journal on how to survive an OSHA Audit. In the article, dated March 10, Jim takes you through what may happen in an OSHA audit so you can know what to expect and some of your […]

506, 2014

Spring Edition of Beyond Insurance Magazine

The Spring edition of Beyond Insurance Magazine is now available in all of our offices.   You may pick up your free copy at one of our 4 convenient locations: Byron Center, Holland, Jenison or Sparta.

For a helpful article on Employee Handbook Mistakes by Scott Ludema, an Employee Benefits Advisor with Ottawa Kent, just click on this […]

206, 2014

Offices Closed June 3

All the offices of Ottawa Kent will be closed from 11 am to 4 pm on June 3 for a company outing.  This will also include the Beukema Insurance Agency in Byron Center.  Our offices will reopen after the outing from 4 to 5 pm.  You may call our offices and leave a message for your […]

505, 2014

Ottawa Kent Named in the Top 10

Ottawa Kent was named in Auto-Owners top 10 for the Western Michigan Region.  Matt Haverdink is pictured receiving the award from Jeff Harold and Cathy Adcock at a special luncheon in Lansing, MI.

1104, 2014

Preferred Plus Partner with Frankenmuth Insurance

At its recent Executive Round Table regional meeting, Frankenmuth Insurance recognized the Ottawa Kent Insurance Agency of Jenison, Michigan as a “Preferred Plus” partner with the insurance carrier.

The Preferred Plus status the Ottawa Kent Insurance Agency has earned is a result of outstanding performance involving several factors, including insurance volume, partnership, growth, accounting practices, and […]

1103, 2014

Why Risk Management

Tim Hile, a Certified Risk Architect at Ottawa Kent, explains how RM365 helps companies protect against insurable risks. In his article from Beyond Insurance magazine, he states that “Ottawa Kent’s RM365 process brings a whole suite of risk management tools to your firm… Your company may not yet be big enough to hire a CRO, […]

703, 2014

Ottawa Kent Recognized by Michigan Millers

Ottawa Kent Insurance Agency has been recognized as being among the top 10% of all agents representing Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance Company. This honor is based on a number of factors including production, outstanding customer service and business retention.

Russ Clark, Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at Michigan Millers stated, “We’re very pleased to have Ottawa […]

1102, 2014

Employee Health as a Serious Economic Strategy

Ottawa Kent’s next Academy of Risk Seminar “Employee Health as a Serious Economic Strategy” will be taking place on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, MI.

Come Hear from Corporate Health & Wellness Pioneer Dr. Dee Edington. Learn directly from the man behind 20+ years of […]