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  • Top on the Job Injuries, Resources to the Rescue


    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.

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  • Breaking Down Work Comp Premium Can Add Up to Savings


    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.

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  • Five Best Practices to Keep Employees Safe on the Road


    Car crashes are the most common cause of on-the-job fatalities in every business sector, and a growing concern for business owners. What can you do to ensure your employees are driving safely both on and off the job? The most effective way to influence your employees’ driving behaviors is to provide resources and have them sign written policies. Give your employees the “why” and the “how” of safe driving with these five tips.

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  • Simple Ways to Prevent and Recognize Work Comp Claim Fraud


    Most work comp claims involve legitimate accidents and injuries, but the few that are fraudulent can impact everyone. The most common type of work comp fraud is employee claim fraud, which occurs when an employee makes a claim for benefits that they know they are not entitled to. Work comp claim fraud is easier to spot when you know the red flags to look for. 

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  • The Power of a Dollar: Penn's Tow Service Puts Safety in Employees' Wallets


    We’ve all been there. You stop at a roadside station to fill your car with gas. You close the car door and immediately turn around in horror. You've locked your keys inside.

    If you’re in the Kansas City area, you could be rescued by Penn’s Tow Service, a family-owned provider of towing and other emergency vehicle services. As one of the metro area’s largest towing companies, Penn’s can take on any job, big or small. In 2015, business owner Bill Penn noted that on-the-job injuries had been getting worse for several years. He knew it was time to figure out a solution.

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  • Mining Machine Operator Fatally Electrocuted

    Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:38 -0400

    The worker had 21 years of mining experience.

  • Webinar: How Chevron Fuels Its Integrated Risk Management Strategy

    Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:47 -0400

    A May 2 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Sphera

  • CDC: Loud Workplaces Associated with Heart Disease

    Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:57 -0400

    A quarter of U.S. workers experience a history of noise exposure on the job.

  • Can a Robot Feel Remorse?

    Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:30 -0400

    As automation increasingly takes the place of human work, we need to remember that the ultimate responsibility for the robots lies with us.

  • Webinar: What to Do Before & After OSHA Knocks: An Interactive Look at the Legal Aspects of OSHA and Citation Defense

    Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:06 -0400

    An April 26 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Avetta

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  • Missouri One Call Excavator Safety Meetings

    Learn about underground utility damage prevention and safe digging practices and how to use the technology that Missouri One Call System offers to enhance your one-call department.

    Continuing education credits will be offered to DNR licensed operators and DHSS septic installers. Certificates of completion will be provided upon request for any other professional designations that you may hold.

    Find a class in your area and check registration often for additional meeting dates and locations.

    Classes brought to you by the Missouri One Call System.

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  • Midwest Construction Safety Conference and Expo

    9th Annual Midwest Construction Safety Conference and Expo

    March 15-16

    Adams Pointe Conference Center
    1400 NE Coronado Drive
    Blue Springs, MO 64014

    Learn more here about 2018 presenters, sessions and registration options.


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