Safe Workplaces Keep Workforces and Bottom Lines Healthy

Workplace Safety

Providing a safe workplace is not only required by law; it’s the right thing to do and makes good business sense, too. Still, accidents happen. Workplace injuries hurt both employees and employers, in different ways. Physical well-being is the...

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Workplace Violence: Most Active Shooter Incidents Occur at Work

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Last Friday morning, on May 31, 2019, DeWayne Craddock informed his bosses via email he was resigning from his career as an engineer for Virginia Beach’s municipal government, where he tended the water and sewer system for the past 15 years. But...

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Tornado Preparedness in the Workplace: Keeping Employees Safe

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The past few weeks, the weather in the Midwest has been dominated by severe storms, including heavy downpours, flooding, large hail, strong winds, and damaging tornadoes. And what’s worse, it appears to just keep coming. Last week alone, dozens...

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Ask the Expert: What OSHA’s Big Budget Increase Means for Businesses

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After years of a relatively level budget and a gradual decline in compliance and safety and health officers, news broke earlier this month about a significant budget increase for OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

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MLB Opening Day 2019: Stadium Safety Tips

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It’s that time of year again —  who’s ready for some baseball? MLB Opening Day is tomorrow, Thursday, March 28, with 30 MLB teams playing, including our beloved boys in blue, the Kansas City Royals. If you’re heading to the K to see the Royals...

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Working in Extreme Cold Conditions: Tips to Prevent Hypothermia

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From blizzards to snow and ice, we can’t seem to catch much of a break from extreme winter weather conditions in Kansas City this year. And now we can add dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills to the growing list of winter weather woes. A...

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Ask the Expert: Medical Marijuana and Workplace Safety

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Missouri Amendment 2 passed on Election Day 2018, legalizing the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients, and making Missouri one of 33 states having passed legislation permitting its use. It’s likely employers won’t see their first...

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'Tis the Season for Safe Holiday Lighting Tips

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Some say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and most of us would probably agree. It’s the time of year we hang our stockings by the chimney with care and string twinkling lights on our trees. Christmas music lifts our spirits and wonderful...

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Ask the Expert: Halloween Safety Tips

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Who doesn’t love Halloween? Brisk fall air, trees ablaze with beautiful autumn colors, scary movies galore, tons of candy and quite possibly the only chance you may get all year long to dress up as something else. There’s something in the holiday...

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Tips for a Safe and Happy Fourth of July Holiday

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Nothing says summer and Independence Day like American flags, fireworks, boating and some tasty Kansas City barbecue! While the holiday week can be a fun time spent with friends and family, it is considered one of the most dangerous holidays in...

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