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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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  • Three Ways Workers Compensation Leaders Can Use Data Today and Tomorrow

    07/10/2018

    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.

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  • Be Proactive to Reduce Common Workplace Risks

    07/02/2018

    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.

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  • Sincerely Stefanie: Scooter Safety

    Fri, 28 Sep 2018 16:15 -0400

    As flocks of electric scooters pop up in cities across the country, scooter rental companies need to rethink the safety issues that come with their service.

  • The Issue with Stress

    Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:30 -0400

    How can companies improve workplace conditions to reduce the issues caused by a stressed workforce?

  • OSHA: Vforge Inc. Fails in Machine Safety

    Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:15 -0400

    A worker suffered fatal injuries after machinery engaged during service.

  • Webinar: How to Identify Combustible Dust Hazards

    Thu, 27 Sep 2018 14:38 -0400

    An October 16 EHS Today-hosted webinar, sponsored by Camfil APC

  • OSHA Launches Program to Address Ammonium Hazards

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 19:16 -0400

    Agency will focus on toxic gases and hazardous chemicals in the farming process.

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  • Full Spectrum Ergonomics: From Prevention to Work Causation Determination

    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.

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    Oct. 23
    8 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
    2601 S. Providence Rd.
    Columbia, MO 65203
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    Oct. 30
    8 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Drury Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
    3351 Percy Dr.
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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    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.

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