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Pursuing workplace safety is a smart, proven, results-oriented decision. SafetySMARTS is a portfolio of initiatives that reduce both injuries and costs. Learn more

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  • Education and Training Lead to Safety Grant Success

    10/16/2018

    Funding should not stand in the way of saving lives at work, and MEM’s SafetySMARTS Safety Grants program provides a one-to-one match on the purchase of safety equipment, up to $10,000, to help offset common industry related injuries. Even with safety equipment in place, driving down claims costs can be a challenge when a safety culture isn’t in place to reinforce safe behaviors. Take it from our policyholders, employee education and training make the difference between a safe workplace or added claims costs.

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  • Safety Emphasis Drives Down Company Losses

    09/04/2018

    Falls are the leading cause of work-related death and injury among residential construction workers. That’s why it is imperative for residential roofing workers to wear the proper personal protective equipment and use fall protection systems. You can protect your business and your workers by complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) regulations. Make safety a priority by understanding the requirements and putting them into practice.

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  • Return on Safety: Impact of Workplace Safety on Your Business KPIs

    08/21/2018

    As a business owner, you have a vested interest in protecting your people and your bottom line. Keeping employees safe is the right thing to do, but does following safety best practices also have a return on investment?

    Safety programs and procedures are often looked at through a compliance lens to ensure Occupational Health and Safety Administration standards are met. At best, safety is seen as a cost center that keeps employees safe on the job but doesn’t directly contribute to an organization’s profitability. However, when looked at closely it is easy to see the correlation between workplace safety and key performance indicators (KPIs).

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  • How To Onboard, Train and Mentor New Hires

    08/10/2018

    There are many ways to welcome new employees into a culture of safety. For some industries finding the best way to train, educate and keep new employees safe on the job is the hardest part. Builder’s Bloc Contracting Services in St. Louis, MO has tackled new hire safety with a comprehensive program. This MEM policyholder’s commitment to workplace safety offers some valuable advice to businesses looking to build a new hire safety program.

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  • Three Ways Workers Compensation Leaders Can Use Data Today and Tomorrow

    07/10/2018

    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.

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  • Sincerely Stefanie: Scooter Safety

    Fri, 28 Sep 2018 16:15 -0400

    As flocks of electric scooters pop up in cities across the country, scooter rental companies need to rethink the safety issues that come with their service.

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  • The Issue with Stress

    Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:30 -0400

    How can companies improve workplace conditions to reduce the issues caused by a stressed workforce?

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  • OSHA: Vforge Inc. Fails in Machine Safety

    Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:15 -0400

    A worker suffered fatal injuries after machinery engaged during service.

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  • NSC 2018: Senator Ted Cruz Talks About Opioids

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:20 -0400

    Opioid memorial unveiled at the 2018 National Safety Congress in Houston.

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  • SLC 2018: Engaging the Workforce Is a Key to Health & Safety Excellence

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:00 -0400

    Engagement can only be achieved by leaders who demonstrates they truly care about the health and well-being of their employees.

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  • Full Spectrum Ergonomics: From Prevention to Work Causation Determination

    Join Missouri Employers Mutual and Peak Ergonomics for a comprehensive look at ergonomics in the workplace. This seminar provides you with the tools you need to prevent and understand the causes of ergonomic injuries and how to apply ergnomics in your organization.

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    Oct. 23
    8 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
    2601 S. Providence Rd.
    Columbia, MO 65203
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    Oct. 30
    8 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Drury Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
    3351 Percy Dr.
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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    Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.

    5.5 CEUs available

    $149 per person

    Register two weeks in advance and receive the early bird discount price of $129.

    If two or more employees are registering from the same company, use promo code ERGOVIP when registering to receive multiple employee discount of $88 per person.

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  • Damage Prevention and Excavation Safety Summit

    MEM is partnering with Missouri Common Ground Alliance to provide free seminars focusing on the safety precautions critical to excavation and trenching industries Dec. 5-6 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.

    The Summit will also feature the highly competitive Excavator Rodeo and Locate Rodeo. These competitions will test the skills of competitors as they compete for cash prizes and bragging rights.

    This is a completely free event that you cannot afford to miss. Sign up early to ensure your spot at the nation’s largest and most highly regarded event of its kind.

    View courses and register online through Missouri Common Ground Alliance.

    Summit location:

    Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
    3001 N. Grant Ave.
    Springfield, MO

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