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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The worker had 21 years of mining experience.
A May 2 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Sphera
A quarter of U.S. workers experience a history of noise exposure on the job.
As automation increasingly takes the place of human work, we need to remember that the ultimate responsibility for the robots lies with us.
An April 26 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Avetta
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.Read more
9th Annual Midwest Construction Safety Conference and Expo
Adams Pointe Conference Center
1400 NE Coronado Drive
Blue Springs, MO 64014
Learn more here about 2018 presenters, sessions and registration options.