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  • Claims Management: Three Steps to Effectively Manage Your Work Comp Claims

    11/06/2018

    When it comes to work comp claims management, having a plan in place before an injury occurs is the most important step a business owner can take. In the state of Missouri, employers have a right to direct medical care for workers compensation claims. Knowing where you will direct initial care will help get the claims management process started.

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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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  • SLC 2018: Safety Leaders Should Be at the Cybersecurity Table

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:17 -0500

    Safety-related security breaches are real, and they must be a part of the IT conversation.

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  • What You Need to Know about California’s New Warning Regulations

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:46 -0500

    If you live in or your products are sold in California, you’ll have to update your hazard signage.

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  • SLC 2018: Workplace Bullying is a Safety Issue

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:35 -0500

    What might start out as harmless banter could lead to workplace harassment.

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  • Webinar: Safeguarding on Robots and Robot Cells

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:53 -0500

    A December 6 New Equipment Digest, EHS Today and Machine Design-hosted webinar, sponsored by Schmersal

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  • Employee Willingness to Go Above and Beyond Hits 3-Year Low

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:12 -0500

    It takes hard work to implement as effective employee engagement program.

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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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