The workers’ compensation market in 2006 had its best underwriting result in 30 years, but insurers should be aware of some of the mitigating circumstances and the challenges ahead before celebrating, according to the National Council on Compensation Insurance.

The industry posted a calendar-year combined ratio of 96.5, the first underwriting profit for the line since 1995, noted NCCI during its annual symposium here.

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