September 19, 2018

Cultivating the Seeds of Safety
September 16-22, 2018


America’s farmers provide us with an abundant food supply, but sometimes they are exposed to unique and hazardous workplace environments. Agriculture continues to rank as one of the most dangerous occupations in North America and across the globe.

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September 17, 2018

The calendar may record the first day of summer as June 21, but Mother Nature has a mind of her own. In the Midwest, we have already broken heat records.

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September 7, 2018

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule that increased the civil penalty amounts that may be imposed on employers under various federal laws.

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August 21, 2018

With cyber-attacks posing such a prominent threat to businesses, it is essential to create a plan to deal with the problem. Implementing and adhering to basic preventive and safety procedures will help protect your company from cyber threats.

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August 20, 2018

Did you know that by the time a person is thirsty, he or she is already 2 to 3 percent dehydrated? Once this occurs, it's difficult to make up for the lost hydration. 

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June 19, 2018

Employee training information has been made available to assist in complying with the EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS). 

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May 17, 2018

Workplace injuries are a significant risk for any business, and they can lead to costly medical bills, lost productivity, and increased insurance premiums. There are numerous strategies employers can implement to reduce the number of injuries in their workplace

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January 27, 2017

The State of Missouri has taken the lead on preventing incidents related to the use of dicamba resistant seeds. Kevin Bradley, a weed specialist at the University of Missouri hopes other farmers around the country can learn from the "dicamba debacle" that occurred last year in his state. 

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December 14, 2016

Physical abilities testing (PAT) is a useful tool many employers use for selecting the right person for a particular position. Ms Deborah Lechner of ErgoScience, Inc. has penned a very informative article discussing how a pre-employment PAT can help mitigate risk for both the employer and employee.

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December 9, 2016

A December 1st deadline remains in effect for OSHA's enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions in its injury tracking rule, after the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas denied a motion that challenged the new provisions. Read more...

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