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Pencils have erasers - mishaps don't!

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.

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Worker's Compensation and the Coronavirus

Employers and employees with questions regarding workplace safety and health may contact MIOSHA using the new hotline at
855-SAFEC19 (855-723-3219).

Safety is as simple as ABC ... Always Be Careful.

While on a ladder, never step back to admire your work.

Safety doesn't happen by accident.

#FrameofMindFriday - February is American Heart Month

MIOSHA Relaxes COVID Workplace Rules For Non-Health Care Settings

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) filed a new set of coronavirus emergency rules today to align with the federal OSHA rules released earlier this month by the Biden administration. The rules rescind the MIOSHA guidance released on May 24 and remove all requirements for employees, outside of healthcare settings, to wear masks or maintain social distancing. The new rules are effective through December 22 and simply link to the OSHA rules.
With the change, non-healthcare employers are no longer required to keep mask-wearing, daily health screenings, and distancing measures in place. Employers would have the option to use their own judgment, a release from MIOSHA said today.
MIOSHA urged employers to follow existing federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and OSHA recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please contact Alex Morris, Assistant Vice President, Advocacy for questions; amorris@mibankers.com.

Michigan Chamber of Commerce – Lifting of Mandates on June 22 and what this means for business.
Wendy Block, Vice President of Business Advocacy and Member Engagement for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, talks with Steve Gruber on the lifting of mandates on June 22 and what that means for businesses in the latest Michigan Chamber Business Brief.

Michigan Bankers Workers Compensation (MBWCF)

Established in July 1981, the Michigan Bankers Workers Compensation is run by members for members. We always have you and your employee’s safety in mind. Physical safety and mental safety tips are published weekly. Safety toolkits are disbursed to members quarterly.

The Fund makes available to MBA participating banks, their subsidiaries, and qualified MBA associate members Workers’ Compensation coverage as required by law utilizing the pooling of risk with the concept of limited risk retention.

MBWCF is the only self-insured program in the country designed exclusively for banks.

All unused claims dollars are returned to eligible participating banks. Since its creation, the Fund has returned over $30 million in surplus distribution to its members. You will not get this from a traditional insurer.

To see if you are eligible to join the Fund, please view Qualifications for Membership.

If you meet the qualifications, request a proposal today.

Submit comments and questions to:

Natisha Jorae
517-485-3600