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Mousing with Non-Dominant Hand: Anti-Aging at Your Fingertips

Doing the same things, the same way, every day can be harmful to our mental and physical health. When it comes to mousing, we have a tip to switch things up.

General, Office Ergonomics  •  January 17, 2018
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Looking in the Rearview Mirror at Driver Safety

This year marks MEMIC’s 25th anniversary. Many of the music artists and groups from 1993 were honored with albums or titles that have relevance today regarding an increase concern for over-the-road exposure.

Transportation  •  January 10, 2018
Top Safety Posts of 2017

Top Safety Posts of 2017

Every week we try to provide the most valuable workplace safety tips to our readers. Here are some of our most popular posts of 2017.

General, Slips, Trips & Falls, Outdoor Safety, OSHA  •  January 05, 2018
2018

Make 2018 a Safe Year

Well, it’s happened again. Another year is almost in the books; time sure does fly by doesn’t it? As we review the events of 2017 and look forward to the new year, please be sure that workplace safety is part of the conversation.

General  •  December 28, 2017
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Upon a Tranquil Morn

Santa Claus reflects on another year of MEMIC Safety Net Blogs that served him well over the preceding months.

General, Construction, Transportation, Hospitality, Slips, Trips & Falls, Office Ergonomics, Manual Material Handling  •  December 20, 2017
man slipping on floor

A Science for the Art of Slipping: Take Charge of Your Traction

Consider this all-too-common situation… coffee in hand, Sam hustles across the snow-dusted parking lot in leather sole shoes. His phone rings. Before he can answer “What’s up?” he’s down!

General, Hospitality, Slips, Trips & Falls, Outdoor Safety  •  December 13, 2017
Santa Claus reading MEMIC Safe Gift Guide

MEMIC's Safe Gift Guide

Nothing is better than having a loved one come home safe, that's why we asked some of our Safety Management Consultants to share their top gift choices for the holiday season.

General, Services, Hospitality, Slips, Trips & Falls, Outdoor Safety  •  December 07, 2017
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Ho! Ho! Ho! Gift Wrapping and Lifting Tips for the Busy Elf

Stay safe during the gift giving season. We've packaged up some simple tips on how to avoid back and shoulder strains.

General  •  December 05, 2017
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Vehicle Lift Safety

Vehicle lifts are widely used throughout the automotive service industry and are very effective pieces of equipment when proper safety procedures are followed.

Transportation, General, Inspection  •  November 16, 2017
Rock concert

Office Ergonomics Is Music to My Ears

As a fan of most music genres, especially alternative and classic rock, several song titles come to mind that I believe fit nicely with the topic of office ergonomics.

General, Office Ergonomics  •  November 08, 2017