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
Four Companies Investing in Safety04/17/2018
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.Read more
Five Simple Steps to Hire Right04/06/2018
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.Read more
Top on the Job Injuries, Resources to the Rescue03/22/2018
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.Read more
Breaking Down Work Comp Premium Can Add Up to Savings01/09/2018
You might be curious about how insurance companies arrive at the number on your bill. It’s also important for you to understand the factors that influence your premium, so you can begin taking steps to control costs. Calculating your work comp premium can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be a mystery. Three main factors determine your premium and understanding them can add up to savings.Read more
ASSE Names Tim Page-Bottorff Safety Professional of the YearTue, 24 Apr 2018 14:12 -0400
In his global travels, Tim Page-Bottorff has assisted major clients such as Honda, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, Land O’Lakes and the city of Los Angeles.
Webinar: Lock Out Tag Out Versus Machine GuardingMon, 23 Apr 2018 15:47 -0400
A May 17 NED, EHS Today and Machine Design-hosted webinar, sponsored by Schmersal
Teamsters Sue Drug Manufacturers Over Opioid CrisisFri, 20 Apr 2018 18:13 -0400
The union sued in Ohio and Virginia where many Teamsters work in manufacturing and are prescribed opioids to treat on-the-job injuries.
Webinar: The Elements of an Effective Dust Hazards Analysis (DHA)Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:21 -0400
A May 15 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Camfil Air Pollution Control
Increase Workplace Wellness to Decrease Workplace ViolenceThu, 19 Apr 2018 17:19 -0400
Employee wellness programs need to include a personalized, ongoing educational component.