Safety Grant Winners, Cycle 7

November 21, 2019 • Missouri Employers Mutual

In November 2019, MEM announced its seventh cycle of safety grant recipients, bringing the total amount of safety grant awards to $1.34 million since 2016. The seventh safety grant cycle awarded a total of $202,000 to 28 policyholders in Missouri for the implementation of new safety equipment to promote safer workplaces.

All of MEM’s nearly 18,000 policyholders are eligible for a safety grant, regardless of premium size or claims history. Successful applicants earn one-to-one matching grants up to $10,000 toward approved safety initiatives.

The following businesses were selected to receive safety grants in MEM’s seventh cycle:

Business City, State Safety Initiative
Bridges Community Support Service Maplewood, MO 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan with ADA Manual Folding Ramp to reduce strains when handling patients
Burger’s Smokehouse California, MO Blade Stop Band Saw (T400) alleviates finger/hand amputation
CABKA North America Hazelwood, MO Two working platforms to eliminate exposure to falls
Caliber Cast Stone O’Fallon, MO SawStop Industrial Cabinet Saw alleviates finger/hand amputation
Carved In Stone Jefferson City, MO Indoor Glass Robot (MAVLift 620) reduces strains from handling heavy materials
Cedar Hill Fire Protection District Cedar Hill, MO Two Stabilization Struts (Holmatro V-Strut) reduces risk of struck by or in between injuries
City of Lebanon Lebanon, MO Drone with remote controller (Matrice 210 V2 + D-RTK V2), 30x zoom camera and thermal camera eliminates need for employees to be exposed to fall injuries
City of Montgomery Montgomery, MO Trench Box with adjustable spreaders and latching hooks to reduce risk of caught in between injuries
Community Living, Inc. Saint Peters, MO Patient Lift (Lumex Easy 600) to reduce strains when handling patients
Junior Sinn Auto Parts, LLC Cape Girardeau, MO In-Between Handling Lift Truck (BIG JOE IBH 2018T12) reduces strains from heavy material handling
Kirkwood Stair Company Pacific, MO Automatic Stair Router with conversion kit (Wedgit Model 30) alleviates finger/hand amputations
Kranawetter Transport, LLC Patton, MO Heavy duty safety gliding aluminum pit covers to reduce risk of falls
Lee Atkins Construction Hannibal, MO Telehandler 42’ (2008 JCB 508C) reduces the risk of falls from elevation by eliminating need for scaffolding/ladders
Life Unlimited, Inc. Liberty, MO Two Indee Human Floor Lifts; Two Indee Hoyer lifts; Roll in Buddy with Tilt to reduce strains when handling patients
Mehlville Fire Protection District St. Louis, MO Three Patient Lifts (HFL500E, HFL550E); Two Stair Tread System for Lifts to reduce strains when handling patients
Midway Trailer, Inc. Benton, MO Four Refurbished Sky Jacks (Model 3219) to reduce exposure to falls from elevation
PLZ Aeroscience St. Clair, MO Automatic Valve Inserter to eliminate repetitive motion injuries
Public Water Supply District #2 Waynesville, MO SmartShore portable trench shoring to reduce risk of caught in between injuries
Pulaski County Ambulance District Waynesville, MO Ferrno INX power cot system to reduce risk when handling patients
Questec Constructors, Inc. Columbia, MO Overhead Bridge Crane reduces strains from heavy material handling
Refrigeration Supplies, Inc. St. Louis, MO Forklift (EFG115) with Cascade 48×48 clamp attachment reduces strains from heavy material handling
Salem Memorial District Hospital Salem, MO Hoyer Calibre lift; Hoyer Quickfit Sling; Bariatric Bed (Stryker Bari10A) to reduce strains when handling patients
Shade Tree Service Company Fenton, MO Skylift Mini-Arborist 53’ to reduce falls from elevation
Specialty Lumber Enterprises Kansas City, MO Pallet Dismantling Band Saw (Wood-Mizer PD200) alleviates finger/hand amputation
StraightUp Solar St. Louis, MO Two Solar Panel Lift Systems to reduce risk of falls from elevation
United Cerebral Palsy Heartland St. Louis, MO Four Patient Lifts (MS 100 and MS 110) to reduce strains when handling patients
Weaver Steel construction, LLC St. Peters, MO Five DBI EZ Line Horizontal Lifelines (60’) to reduce falls
Williams Patent Crusher St. Louis, MO 40” Work Platform to reduce slip, trip, and fall exposure

Learn more about our SafetySMARTS Safety Grants program and how to apply.

November 21, 2019
Missouri Employers Mutual
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