Satisfaction rate hits 4.48 out of 5 among Colorado Spanish-speaking injured workers
DENVER – June 27, 2023 – Pinnacol Assurance, the state’s public-private workers’ compensation provider of last resort, is pleased to announce that according to state data, the company has achieved an “injured worker” satisfaction rate among Spanish-speaking workers of 4.48 out of 5. Pinnacol prioritizes inclusive services for Spanish-language workers and has added various specialized support services for Spanish speakers in recent years, including a bilingual support claims support team for Spanish-speaking claims, as well as safety representatives and training.
“At Pinnacol our first priority is always the employees and employers we serve, and that means ensuring we are serving all Colorado workers,” said John O’Donnell, Pinnacol’s president and CEO. “We also value diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our business, extending from our award-winning employee programs to our external services for injured workers and customers. Spanish-speaking workers and their families are not just part of our communities but also essential to the success of our small businesses and Colorado’s economy as a whole. We are committed to continuing to find new ways to be inclusive in our claims services to serve all Coloradans and earn an even higher satisfaction rate.”
O’Donnell continued, “Communication with the Spanish-speaking community is an essential part of our operations. Using this inclusive approach, not only are we able to fully understand details about the workers’ injuries and any medical treatment, but also we are able to better sense emotions and improve engagement with them in their preferred language.”
For more than 107 years, Pinnacol Assurance has been the state’s partner and an ally for Colorado employers and injured workers. In addition to an injured worker satisfaction rate of 4.48 for Spanish-speaking workers, Pinnacol leads the top 5 other national workers’ compensation providers with an overall injured worker satisfaction rate of 4.2, setting a record.
In recently released survey results from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation, Pinnacol Assurance is again the highest-performing workers’ compensation carrier in the state, among major carriers. This is the eighth consecutive year Pinnacol took the top spot. You can learn more about Pinnacol Assurance’s commitment to excellent customer service; dedication to Colorado communities, workers and employers; and diversity, equity and inclusion work here.