MATSIF is a group self-insurance fund with a 45+ year history of providing a quality workers’ compensation program to the wood products industry.
Michigan Association of Timbermen Self-insurers' Fund
bringing together safety, profitability and sustainability
As a self-insured group program, each member company has ownership in the fund. Our success and profitability are your success and profitability.
Save up to 25% of your premium. Contact us to find out how.
Refunds are returned to MATSIF members every year. To date, refunds have averaged 34% of collected premiums.
MATSIF contracts with Comprehensive Risk Services as our third party administrator to handle claims. All claims receive expert investigation and supervision to assure appropriate settlement and/or effective defense.
Loss Prevention Services
MATSIF has its own Loss Control Representatives on staff who are experienced in all areas of wood products from the harvesting of timber to finished goods. They help you control losses through implementation of safety programs tailored to the wood products industry and YOUR business including training videos, onsite inspections and availability of safety clothing designed specifically for the wood products industry.
Legal defense services are integrated with claims management services and are supervised by the MATSIF administrator.
The Think Safety Program is a unique awards-based safety program developed specifically with the MATSIF membership in mind.
This program provides each member with a complete safety program that meets the MIOSHA standards. Members are provided with monthly training topics that pertain to their type of operation. All employees attending the safety meetings are eligible to win Wal*Mart, Meijer and Cabela gift certificates.
As a result of Think Safety and our members’ commitment to the program, accidents and injuries have been significantly reduced.
why choose matsif?
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help our members save money on premiums.
members' employees to help in reducing injury.
savings for our members.
For 45+ years, members have trusted MATSIF for their workers’ compensation
insurance. Here’s what they’re saying:
Workers compensation insurance through MATSIF is one of the easiest parts of running our business.
MATSIF has been a good fit for my company as I can count on consistent rates, fast and efficient claims processing and service from my MATSIF Loss Control Representative.
I find the assistance from Loss Control to be very helpful. I joined MATSIF 10 years ago and have zero regrets.