According to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), nearly two-thirds of all people killed on U.S. roadways are members of the workforce, creating a significant human and economic toll on employers. Due to this statistic, NETS dedicates themselves to improving the safety of health of employees and their families by working to prevent traffic crashes that occur both on and off the job.Read more
Not having workers compensation insurance, is a lot like having workplace injuries—nobody wins. Workers compensation insurance protects both employers and employees. One workplace injury can change the future for the employee and the business. Need proof? See the impact an unsafe workplace and no workers compensation insurance had for one business.Read more
In 2004, 25-year-old Paul Bailey was traveling on Interstate 95 in North Carolina in route to New York, when his 1994 Honda Accord was t-boned by a pick-up truck. Bailey remembers hitting his head on the drivers’ side window and his body thrusting against the armrest, ultimately breaking the armrest. You’ve heard all the myths about seat belts; add Bailey’s survival story to the list of truths.Read more
Once a year, Missouri Employers Mutual dedicates a week to raise awareness about the importance of workplace safety through statewide activities. This year’s WorkSAFE Week is Aug. 24-28 and the focus is on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace.Read more
Ladders are involved in many serious fall incidents in the workplace and at home. This type of incident almost always results in lifelong injuries with treatment and therapy costs that can reach millions of dollars. In fact, four of Missouri Employers Mutual’s most devastating and costly workers compensation claims have involved falls.Read more
Commander Michael Abrashoff jokes that he's not the smartest guy in the room, but don't let his modesty fool you. Abrashoff was smart enough to figure out how to turn one of the worst ships in the Navy - the USS Benfold – into one of the best. And he did it by talking.
The National Safety Council is hosting its 2015 NSC Congress & Expo in Atlanta Sept. 26 to Oct. 2. This year's event, Building Safer Workplaces, features more than 1,000 exhibitors, more than 100 professional development seminars, 14 keynote speakers and an executive-edge track, giving attendees access to unparalleled resources to improve safety.
Too often, safety success is measured by failure: how many people were hurt or killed.
Todd Conklin, Los Alamos National Lab, offers an alternative.
“We’ve got to live in safe work,” Conklin said during a forum discussion at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Atlanta, Ga.
Slips, trips and falls are the number one cause of workplace injuries, with claims costs averaging nearly $48,000 per lost time claim. Understanding and eliminating slips, trips and falls protects your employees and your bottom line. Missouri Employers Mutual is offering a slip, trip fall elimination seminar with the safety resources you need, at no additional cost to you. We will review solutions to your current losses and/or future risks. MEM will provide you with the safety resources you need to prevent slips, trips and falls.
8:30-11:30 a.m. Schools and Healthcare Sessions
1-4 p.m. Construction and Transportation Sessions
No meals provided.Read more
Do you know what to do if an employee demonstrates characteristics of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while at work?
Join Safety Fanatic Mark Woodward from Missouri Employers Mutual and John Throckmorton from Employee Screening Services to learn how you, as a supervisor, can address these problems.
This engaging and informative seminar is open to the public free of charge (a $75 value per person). Participants who complete the full session will receive a Certificate of Completion indicating compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements, and most state requirements for Supervisor Drug and Alcohol Recognition Training.
7:30 a.m. Registration begins. Continental breakfast provided.
8 a.m.-noon Seminar
June 16—Kansas City
Smithville Performing Arts Center
645 S. Commercial Ave.
Smithville, MO 64089
July 8—St. Louis
Carpenter's District Council of Greater St. Louis
1401 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
Oct. 13—Cape Girardeau
The Osage Centre
1625 N. Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Meyer Orthopedic Rehabilitation Hospital
3535 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
Let 2015 be the year you become a work comp guru. Central Missouri business leaders, medical professionals and insurers have teamed up to help you take your health, safety and workers compensation efforts to the next level! This seminar is provided at no cost and includes a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch. Register now, space is limited.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the session is from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Seminar location: 2610 E. Malone Ave. Sikeston, MO 63801
Questions? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.888.499.SAFE (7233).Read more
Join us as we review basic ergonomic principles, and introduce advanced ergonomic concepts and how to adapt them to office and non-traditional settings.
Discussion will include the latest evidence based research regarding dynamic sitting options, such as using an exercise ball as a chair, as well as the latest research in preventative programs, againg population and obesity epidemic.
A wide variety of office ergonomic equipment will be reviewed and demonstrated including height adjustable work stations. Participants will also learn about office assessment tools, case studies and safety program management.
MEM corporate headquarters
101 N.Keene St.
MEM St. Louis office
663 Trade Cetner Blvd.
Retgistration begins at 8 a.m.
Seession 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $99 per person
Lunch is provided
REGISTER FOR THIS SEMINAR AT WWW.PEAKERGO.COM.Read more