Kentucky Association of Counties

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Kentucky Association of Counties


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Safety and Loss Control


The KACo Safety and Loss Control Department is committed to assisting all members of the KACo All Lines Fund (KALF) and the KACo Workers' Compensation Fund to identify, address and correct adverse loss exposures to personal injuries, liability exposures and property losses.

Services offered

KACo contacts

Michael Ray
Safety and Loss Control Manager

Steve Morrison
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Dwayne Litton
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Stephen Clary
Safety and Loss Control Specialist

Phil Crumpton
Law Enforcement Liaison

Forms and Resources 


Loss Control News

April 18, 2024
Understanding visual, manual and cognitive driving distractions
Drivers on their cell phones see just a fraction of their driving environment.
April 04, 2024
County governments should be mindful of mower safety this spring
Spring in Kentucky already has gotten off to a chaotic start with lots of rain, high winds and confirmed tornadoes. That rain will soon lead to a busy mowing season, so counties need to prioritize safety during this time.
April 02, 2024
Take safety precautions during the total solar eclipse
Always inspect your eclipse glasses or handheld viewer before use; if torn, scratched, or otherwise damaged, discard the device. Always supervise children using solar viewers.
March 22, 2024
Prioritize playground safety and maintenance in your county
Here are 10 tips for keeping playgrounds in your county safe and enjoyable.
March 12, 2024
KACo hosts training on sexual harassment in the workplace
Watch a recording of the class.
March 08, 2024
Seek shelter when thunder or lightning are present
For more information about thunder and lightning or other potentially dangerous weather events, go to
February 15, 2024
Don’t slip up this winter
Each year there are roughly 40,000 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at least one day away from work to recuperate, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
August 05, 2022
Key ransomware terms and what they mean
It is paramount that officials stay informed and prepare before an incident occurs to minimize potential damages and reduce organizational chaos during a crisis.