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.Read more
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).
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.Read more
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.Read more
The construction industry faces several daily safety risks, such as working at great heights, operating heavy machinery, or even cleaning certain pieces of machinery. In 2017, the top three standards most frequently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for any industry consisted of fall protection, hazard communication, and scaffolding.Read more
A 38-year-old worker was killed in a March 2018 incident.
The expanded RSL brings additional parabens, phthalates, nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) and formaldehyde donors bringing the total number of restricted chemicals from 8 to 69.
A compliance-only approach to contractor management limits the success of a host employer's health and safety program.
With Hurricane Florence approaching the U.S. East Coast, employers should have an Emergency Action Plan, and if they have one, they should follow it.
During peak hurricane season, this is how you can be prepared.
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.
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
2601 S. Providence Rd.
Columbia, MO 65203
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Drury Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
3351 Percy Dr.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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.Read more