Three Ways Workers Compensation Leaders Can Use Data Today and Tomorrow07/10/2018
In the insurance industry, we have no shortage of data. In fact, most providers have the opposite problem: we have so much data, we don’t know what to do with it. Providers of workers compensation and other lines have long recognized the value of data, and are more recently identifying practical opportunities to use it.Read more
Be Proactive to Reduce Common Workplace Risks07/02/2018
The construction industry faces several daily safety risks, such as working at great heights, operating heavy machinery, or even cleaning certain pieces of machinery. In 2017, the top three standards most frequently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for any industry consisted of fall protection, hazard communication, and scaffolding.Read more
MEM Safety Grants Help Ambulance Districts Prevent Injuries06/14/2018
Missouri Employers Mutual’s SafetySMARTS programs continue to positively impact our policyholders and the lives of their employees. Both the Safety Grant and Safety Dividend programs are designed to reward and incentivize safe workplaces.Read more
The Opioid Problem in America: How it Affects Work Comp, Employers and Employees05/02/2018
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.Read more
MEM and Missouri One Call System Reach Thousands with Excavation Safety Messages04/23/2018
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.Read more
How to Ensure a Successful Wellness Program with Wearable TechnologyFri, 29 Jun 2018 20:31 -0400
Mobile devices and apps let employees wear the condition of their hearts—and other vital organs—on their sleeves.
OSHA Proposes Rule on Crane Operator CertificationFri, 29 Jun 2018 14:00 -0400
After eight years in development, the new rule would remove certification-by-capacity restrictions.
Safe at Any Speed: Getting Workers to Use Their Protective GearThu, 28 Jun 2018 20:49 -0400
Small changes in training can lead to big results.
MSHA Seeks to Improve Safety through TechnologyThu, 28 Jun 2018 14:19 -0400
The request for information is available on the Federal Register.
Healthcare Alternative Options Expand for EmployersThu, 28 Jun 2018 13:52 -0400
Labor Department final rules on association health plans allow businesses to band together to buy insurance.