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The (Not So) Surprising Truth about Injuries in Schools and Educational Services
In reviewing injury data compiled by MEMIC's Education Services Team, it was found that faculty and administrative jobs have the highest injury frequency across all departments.
Moments Make the Leader with Patrick Nelson
Leadership is made up of critical decisions and choices. Sometimes they're obviously critical, sometimes not so obvious.
Shouldering the Work: Simple Solutions for a Complex Joint
Work-related shoulder injuries cost over $28 billion a year. Safe shoulder movement is very dependent on muscle strength and a coordinated movement of a complex structure.
OSHA Updates COVID 19 Recommendations
On August 13, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a trade release that provides updated guidance for preventing the spread of COVID 19 in the workplace.
Labor Day in America and how it became a federal holiday
As we celebrate Labor Day, gearing up for family and friends around the pool or the barbecue, have you ever thought about why Labor Day started?
Why Employees Resist Change
One of the most critical aspects of improving an organization’s safety performance is the need to implement change.
Is This Virus Outsmarting Us?
It goes without saying that this virus refers to the sinister coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 that continues to ravage humanity on a global scale.
Sprinkler Heads - In Sight, But Out of Mind
Most of us don’t pay much attention to sprinkler heads, even when we are walking right under them. We may not even notice them; they seem to just be an integral part of the building. But clearly, they do have an important role to play should a fire o...
24/7 Injury Triage and Telehealth
Connecting injured employees with appropriate, quality care as quickly as possible can help prevent a minor injury from becoming complicated, and focuses attention on the wellness of the employee.
Those Summer Days
Ah, yes, roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer where sitting under a shade tree with lemonade and a summer breeze makes you feel fine.
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