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  • Missouri Vegetable Farm Saves with Simple Actions


    The Missouri Vegetable Farm, comprised of four entities, is the biggest farm of its kind in Missouri. Located in Farmington, MVF picks and ships produce all year. A family owned company, their goal is to provide customers with the finest quality produce possible. MVF realized that they needed to improve their workplace safety to make that happen and they turned it around in just one year.

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  • Workplace Violence: Take a Proactive Approach


    Workplace violence is a safety concern that is frequently overlooked. This type of incident can happen in any workplace and employees must be equipped with proactive and reactive safety training and resources. These can save lives in your organization. Take a look at our training tips, suggestions and resources.

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  • Drug-Free Work Week 2015: “Working Drug Free Works”


    According to the National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance (NDWA), drug-using employees are nearly four times more likely to be involved in workplace accidents and five times more likely to file a workers compensation claim. The U.S. Department of Labor reported drug and alcohol abuse to cost an estimated 81 billion dollars for American businesses in lost productivity in just one year. The NDWA provides employers with many services at no cost including written policy templates, training, newsletters and more to help prevent these costly incidents from occurring.

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  • 2015 Damage Prevention and Excavation Safety Summit: Register Today


    Missouri businesses and employees have the opportunity to receive top-quality safety training at no charge during the Damage Prevention and Excavation Safety Summit Dec. 9 -10 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, MO.

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  • Drive Safely Work Week 2015: Planning Ahead Keeps Your Employees Safe


    According to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), nearly two-thirds of all people killed on U.S. roadways are members of the workforce, creating a significant human and economic toll on employers. Due to this statistic, NETS dedicates themselves to improving the safety of health of employees and their families by working to prevent traffic crashes that occur both on and off the job.

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  • 2016 AVO Course Catalog Download

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 19:32:00 +0000

    Download our 2016 Course Catalog!

  • Four Myths about Fire Resistance Debunked

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:29:00 +0000

    Fire-resistant (FR) clothing is a hot topic in many workplace environments and fire stations around the world. Ensuring full compliance with all FR standards is important to improve employee safety, but with all of the detailed legal and technical information out there, it’s easy to overlook the basics. Find out more.

  • Arc Flash Boundaries: Explained

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:23:00 +0000

    Electric arc flashes can be dangerous, so it is important to take appropriate safety precautions. The National Fire Protection Association 70E standard for electrical safety identifies four approach boundaries for working near energized electrical equipment.

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  • Gravedigger Partially Buried at Long Island Cemetery

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:15:00 +0000

    Worksite nearly became gravesite for gravedigger injured on the job.
    Worksite nearly became gravesite for gravedigger injured on the job.

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  • Roofer Sentenced on Felony Charge for Failing to Provide Workers’ Comp Coverage for Employees

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000

    An unregistered roofing contractor in Washington’s Mason County has pleaded guilty to a felony charge for failing to provide his employees with workers’ compensation insurance.

    Washington roofer Peter Daniel Yeaman, 55, pleaded guilty to unregistered contracting and a felony count of doing business after his workers’ comp coverage was revoked. Kitsap County Superior Court Judge William Houser ordered Yeaman to serve 10 days in jail for both charges as part of a suspended sentence. He’s allowed to serve the time via electronic home monitoring. In addition, Yeaman must repay a roofing customer $4,500.

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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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