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  • Safety Solutions to Falls from Ladders Available on Your Phone

    07/01/2015

    Ladders are involved in many serious fall incidents in the workplace and at home. This type of incident almost always results in lifelong injuries with treatment and therapy costs that can reach millions of dollars. In fact, four of Missouri Employers Mutual’s most devastating and costly workers compensation claims have involved falls.

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  • New Hire Injuries Can Happen to You

    05/21/2015

    New hire injuries can happen to you. Take a look at some real examples of how not investing time in new hire safety training and screening practices only resulted in the growth of costs, not profits. Simple strategies can help turn these mistakes into future cost savings.

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  • New Hires Shouldn't Mean New Injuries

    05/05/2015

    You hire new employees with the intention of maintaining or increasing your production and profitability, but definitely not to increase your workplace injuries. Unfortunately, safety in the workplace is often overlooked on the new hire checklist. In fact, 40 percent of injured employees have been on the job less than one year (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). You can reduce your new hire risk and work comp expenses without increasing your business expenses. Let us show you how.

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  • Severe Weather Plans are a Must Have for Every Business

    03/24/2015

    March came into Missouri like a lion with snow and ice and if we’re lucky it will leave like a lamb. Unfortunately, spring weather doesn’t often resemble a lamb. Many people have a severe weather plan for home, but Mother Nature doesn’t schedule severe weather around work hours. Businesses have a responsibility to keep employees safe during severe weather events and that means having a plan. Check out some simple steps for putting a plan together and communicating it with employees.

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  • The Value of a Background Check

    03/11/2015

    When you think about workers compensation insurance you might not think about background checks. Insurance companies utilize background checks to verify a variety of facts. With any claims process accuracy is a key factor in providing the best possible service to injured employees and stopping many types of fraud.

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  • Controversial EPA Standard Blocked by the Supreme Court

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:37:00 +0000

    The Supreme Court on June 29 ruled on Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency, blocking a regulation that sought to reduce mercury and other hazardous pollutants from the nation’s oil- and coal-fired power plants.
    The Supreme Court blocked EPA's initiative aimed at reducing mercury emissions by a vote of 5-to-4 in Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Here Comes the Boom: 10 Tips on Protecting Workers from Fireworks

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:50:00 +0000

    OSHA offers these 10 tips to protect fireworks display operators this holiday season.
    OSHA offers these 10 tips to protect fireworks display operators this holiday season.

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  • Annual Safety Matters Golf Outing Raises Over $50,000 for ASSE Foundation

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:58:00 +0000

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  • Record-Setting Temps Continue in the Northwest: Five Tips to Beat the Heat

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:08:00 +0000

    Record-high temperatures for June have been recorded in at least 16 cities in the northwest, with an temperature of 116 degrees recorded near the Oregon/Idaho border, and Walla Walla, Washington reaching 113 degrees.
    In the coming days, temperatures across the northwest are expected to set records and reach triple digits in some areas. That’s why Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries is urging people working outdoors to take precautions against heat-related illness.

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  • Don’t Let Training Hold Back Your Safety Culture

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000

    Training needs to help people understand how to work safely.

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  • National Safety Council's Defensive Driving

    This seminar is a great way to improve your employees' safe driving knowledge. Course topics include how distractions, anger, fatigue and impairment can affect our ability to  make safe driving decisions. It's a perfect session for anyone that drives on the job. Safety materials will be provided to each participant, including:

    • Fleet safety guidebook;
    • Sample drug-free workplace program;
    • Safety posters and training materials;
    • “Click It” window clings for each vehicle in your fleet; and
    • Course certificates from the National Safety Council.

    Agents will receive four hours of Continuing Education Credits for Missouri, Illinois and Kansas property and casualty licenses.

    All sessions are from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

    July 7    Independence

    July 9    Chesterfield

    July 15  Cape Girardeau

    July 16  Springfield

    July 22  Columbia

    Locations are subject to change due to class size. Lunch is not provided.

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  • Strategies for Reducing Fleet Incidents

    Vehicle accidents are the number one killer of employees in Missouri. During this fleet safety seminar, experts from MEM will provide you with simple and effective methods for reducing vehicle crashes and related injuries. This seminar focuses heavily on steps management can take to improve your safety culture and a review of simple, achievable safety measures your company can put into place today.

    Topics discussed include:

    • The impact of vehicle crashes on Missouri employers;
    • Refinement of the definition of “fleet”, and determination as whether or not your company has employees that do work-related driving;
    • Review of the American National Standards Institute Z-15 standard and the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety ten-step process for reducing fleet incidents; and
    • Policy development that addresses dangerous driving behaviors.

    Safety materials are provided to each participant, including:

    • Fleet safety guidebook;
    • Sample drug-free workplace program;
    • Safety posters and training materials; and
    • “CLICK IT” window clings for each vehicle in your fleet.

    Participating agents will receive two hours of Continuing Education Credits for Missouri, Illinois and Kansas property and casualty licenses.

    All sessions are from 1-3:30 p.m.

    July 7    Independence

    July 9    Chesterfield 

    July 15  Cape Girardeau

    July 16  Springfield

    July 22  Columbia

    Locations are subject to change due to class size. Lunch is not provided.

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  • Slip, Trip and Fall Elimination

    Slips, trips and falls are the number one cause of workplace injuries, with claims costs averaging nearly $48,000 per lost time incident. Understanding and eliminating these incidents protects your employees and your bottom line. Missouri Employers Mutual is offering a slip, trip fall elimination seminar with the safety resources you need, at no additional cost to you. We will review solutions to your current losses and/or future risks. MEM will provide you with the safety resources you need to prevent slips, trips and falls.

    • Slip, Trip and Fall Elimination Guide Book that includes seasonal action plans addressing hazards and steps for tailoring to your workplace.
    • Safety surveys targeting slip, trip and fall hazards.
    • Safety DVD loan program.
    • Safety awareness items including posters, signs and table tents.
    • Training resources including tool box talks, safety meeting presentations and talking points.

    8:30-11:30 a.m. Schools and Healthcare Sessions

    1-4 p.m. Construction and Transportation Sessions

    Oct. 6—Independence
    Oct. 8—Chesterfield
    Oct. 14—Cape Girardeau
    Oct. 15—Springfield
    Oct. 21—Columbia

    No meals provided.

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  • Drug and Alcohol Recognition Training

    Do you know what to do if an employee demonstrates characteristics of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while at work?

    Join Safety Fanatic Mark Woodward from Missouri Employers Mutual and John Throckmorton from Employee Screening Services to learn how you, as a supervisor, can address these problems.

    This engaging and informative seminar is open to the public free of charge (a $75 value per person). Participants who complete the full session will receive a Certificate of Completion indicating compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements, and most state requirements for Supervisor Drug and Alcohol Recognition Training.

    7:30 a.m.  Registration begins. Continental breakfast provided.

    8 a.m.-noon Seminar

    June 16—Kansas City
                   Smithville Performing Arts Center
                   645 S. Commercial Ave.
                   Smithville, MO 64089

    July 8—St. Louis
                Carpenter's District Council of Greater St. Louis
                Hall #1
                1401 Hampton Ave.
                St. Louis, MO 63139

    Oct. 13—Cape Girardeau
                  The Osage Centre
                  Room 3AB
                  1625 N. Kingshighway
                  Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

    Dec. 2—Springfield
                 Meyer Orthopedic Rehabilitation Hospital
                 Ozark Room
                 3535 S. National Ave.
                 Springfield, MO 65807

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