Safety Group

When hospitality operators practice safety in the workplace we all win! The Safety Group Program presented by Colorado Restaurant Association and sponsored by Pinnacol Assurance is designed to reduce workers' compensation costs by promoting safety and claims management practices in the workplace.

CRA Safety Group

Participation Requirements

  • Be a current CRA member
  • Have two full-term policy periods of continuous workers’ compensation experience, excluding the current period
  • Maintain a minimum loss ratio established by the safety group program
  • Comply with the Safety Group Program’s training requirements
  • Maintain effective hiring, safety and claims management programs
  • Demonstrate management commitment to maintaining and enhancing a safe workplace
  • Implement a return to work program
  • Designate and use Pinnacol SelectNet providers. Rural exception for physical locations without a SelectNet provider within 30 miles

For more information on how to qualify, contact the CRA at (303) 830-2972.

WC Training

Three Training Options

All Safety Group members must attend, at a minimum, two Pinnacol-approved risk management training sessions per policy period. Click below for registration information. Get a flyer explaining the requirements here.

Any approved Safety Group Qualified training provided by CRA.
This year - get your annual requirements fulfilled all at once - we've paired 2 classes together each day!

Wed., June 26 @ CRA, 1:30 p.m. Driver Safety & 2:45 p.m. Effective Safety Training

Tues., July 23 @ CRA, 9:30 a.m. Managing Safety w/ Good Hiring & 10:45 a.m. Sleep/Wellness/Safety

Tue., Nov. 5 @ Pinnacol, 1:30 p.m. Violence Risk: Detect It – Avoid It & 2:45 p.m. Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention


Any on-site seminar offered by Pinnacol Assurance. See for available seminars held around the state.

Any Pinnacol / JJ Keller online Interactive Training course that is Safety-Related and at least 45 minutes in length. Access free courses via (303) 361-4700 or online here.

Pinnacol Assurance Resources


Pinnacol Pointers: Blog Articles

May 2019 Getting Injured Employees Back to Work Faster
March 2019 Cultivating Safety Leadership at your Organization
February 2019 Worker Fatigue - Causes and Controls
January 2019 OSHA’s Proposed Rulemaking, Recordkeeping Checklist
December 2018 Winter Vehicle Kits to keep your drivers safe
November 2018 Employee Training Can Reduce Slips, Trips and Falls
October 2018 Identifying Unsafe Lifting at your Worksite
September 2018 Listen Up: The Lowdown on Hearing Conservation Programs
August 2018 Developing a Safety Program for Food Service
July 2018 Eye Safety: Focus on Requirements, Products and Practices
June 2018 Rev up your Driver Safety to Reduce the Risk of Accidents
May 2018 Ready, Set: New Silica Standards are Almost a Go
Apr 2018 Staying Safe in the Sun
Mar 2018 Steps to Improve Sleep and Worker Safety
Feb 2018 Six Steps to Effective, Compliant Hazard Communication

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