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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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55, pleaded guilty to unregistered contracting and a felony count of doing business after his workers’ comp coverage was revoked.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.
PLEASE NOTE, THE DEC. 2 SEMINAR IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
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
1401 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
Oct. 13—Cape Girardeau
The Osage Centre
1625 N. Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Meyer Orthopedic Rehabilitation Hospital
3535 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
PLEASE NOTE, THE DEC. 2 SEMINAR IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.Read more