Loss Prevention & Claims


Loss control starts with loss prevention

As one of the nation’s few insurance brokers with an experienced in-house Loss Prevention team, Ward Insurance keeps you ahead of the risks and challenges your business faces each day.


Property Loss Prevention Specialists

We’ll conduct routine inspections of your operations and assist you in identifying ways to:

  • Improve safety

  • Maintain regulatory compliance

  • Reduce losses

  • Lower the cost of insurance for your business

In 2018, Ward’s Loss Prevention Team travelled over 90,000 miles to visit over 100 clients to help them maintain an experience rating below their peers and receive safety driven dividends exceeding $1.3 million.

Risk management and safety

“Ward’s loss prevention team is second to none. They have done an outstanding job helping us maintain a positive safety culture while significantly reducing our overall exposure to risk.”

Rob Freres
Freres Lumber Co., Inc


Wardʼs services include:

  • Safety Program Audit

  • OSHA Compliance Audit

  • Safety Committee Meeting Effectiveness

  • Hot Work Programs

  • Hazardous Energy Controls

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Fleet Safety

  • Machine Safeguarding

  • Industrial Hygiene Consultation & Oversight

  • Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Fire Sprinkler and Pump Inspection Review

  • Loss Control Response Support

  • Property Loss Prevention Training

  • Incident Investigation

  • Safety Inspection and Recommendation Report

Claim Services Division

Rebecca Wright is Ward’s in-house claims manager working full time to help you process and settle worker’s compensation claims at no cost to you. With over 14 years’ experience as a claims adjuster, she knows how to help move claims along and she’s available to all Ward Insurance clients.