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  • The Opioid Problem in America: How it Affects Work Comp, Employers and Employees


    What is the most concerning issue in workers compensation? Rising prescription costs? Claims fraud? For many insurance providers and business owners, the answer is much darker: opioid misuse and addiction. Learn more about what this problem costs and what can be done about it.

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  • MEM and Missouri One Call System Reach Thousands with Excavation Safety Messages


    For the ninth year running, Missouri Employers Mutual partnered with Missouri One Call System (also known as Dig Rite) to provide excavation safety trainings across the state. This partnership is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and reached more than 2,000 construction workers and other excavation professionals during the 26 meetings held January-March this year.

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  • Four Companies Investing in Safety


    Missouri Employers Mutual policyholders see improved safety results when utilizing our comprehensive SafetySMARTs programs, including our popular Safety Grants program. MEM’s Safety Grants program is simply a cost-sharing program designed to encourage policyholders to take steps toward improving safety in their workplace. To date, MEM has awarded 55 Safety Grants totaling about $600,000 to ensure funding doesn’t get in the way of improved workplace safety.

    Keep reading to learn about four of our Safety Grants recipients and the technology they purchased to improve workplace safety.

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  • Five Simple Steps to Hire Right


    Hiring a new employee is challenging, but hiring the wrong employee is costly. Once the job description is written and expectations are set, it’s up to you to find the right person for the job. There are five simple steps you can take to ensure you find a new hire that will not only contribute to the productivity of your business, but will work safe and be injury-free.

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  • Top on the Job Injuries, Resources to the Rescue


    The first quarter of a new year gives businesses an opportunity to review the previous year and find ways organizations can be better Safety Fanatics. In 2017, the most common causes of MEM's workplace injury (lost-time only) remained consistent with previous years. Now is a good time to take a look at the most common claims and work toward prevention.

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  • OSHA: C & D Technologies Exposed Workers to Lead

    Fri, 25 May 2018 15:27 -0400

    Company is facing $147,822 in proposed fines for workplace violations.

  • Webinar: Simple Strategies to Improve Your Fall Protection Program

    Thu, 24 May 2018 19:41 -0400

    A June 20 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Safety Products Group

  • NSC Estimates More Than 400 Road Fatalities on Memorial Day Weekend

    Thu, 24 May 2018 16:47 -0400

    NSC releases annual holiday roadway fatality estimates.

  • ASSE Awards Scholarships to Children of Workplace Tragedy

    Thu, 24 May 2018 15:30 -0400

    Fund was spearheaded by John Henshaw, former OSHA assistant secretary of labor.

  • Rooftop Safety Revisited: FAQs on New OSHA Requirements

    Wed, 23 May 2018 16:00 -0400

    Commonly asked questions about OSHA's Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment rules and how they impact your work site

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