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Encova Insurance Safety Award Honoree


Pittsburgh, PA (January 19, 2024) – Verland has been named an honoree of the 2023 Encova Insurance Safety Award Recognition Program.

Encova is committed to building safer workplaces and is proud to recognize policyholders who lead the way in workers’ compensation safety improvements. Verland was selected as a 2023 honoree for its dedication to constant improvement in the reduction of loss and accident claims.

 “Congratulations to the entire Safety Committee team on the recognition of their dedication to our employees.”
– Leland Sapp, CEO

Since 2019, the Encova Safety Award Recognition Program has honored policyholders for their work in key safety areas during a measured period. Honorees must show excellent improvement in loss ratio and accident reduction in frequency of indemnity claims.

About Verland

We believe that every person deserves a safe, enriching, and stable environment in which to thrive with dignity and respect. Our mission is to provide individualized, innovative care and ongoing support for people in our community with complex physical and intellectual challenges.

Verland is committed to the belief that our society must provide all human beings with the opportunity to live a life of dignity, to maximize their potential, and to contribute to our society to the full extent of their abilities. We employ the highest ethical standards and leadership principles, designed to promote such honored values as choice, control, safety, stability, success, and relationships.

About Encova Insurance

A super-regional carrier ranked in the top 20 mutual insurance companies in the United States, Encova includes nearly 1,200 associates writing in 28 states and the District of Columbia, premiums in excess of $1.1 billion, a surplus in excess of $1.96 billion and assets in excess of $4.8 billion. The group markets insurance solutions through more than 2,000 independent agencies in the Midwest, Northeast and South.

For more information, contact:
Abigayle Tobia, MNM, CFRA
Vice President of Philanthropy
412.741.2375 x1207

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