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Parking Lot Safety Matters

Slippery conditions, uneven surfaces, and poor lighting can make parking lots hazardous. A well-maintained and properly lit parking area can help keep everyone safe from potential injuries. Make sure employees have a way to report conditions in the parking lot that feel unsafe or dangerous. A quick response will make […]

Don’t Gamble on Safety

Reduce slip, trip, and falls on stairs. Millions of people are treated for fall-related injuries. Are you being safe going up and down the stairs?  Below are a few tips on how to stay safe Hold On to the Handrail. Make Sure Your Stairs Are Up to Code. Do Not […]

A Flood Can Happen Anywhere. Is Your Bank Ready?

25% of all flood insurance claims come from moderate- to low-risk areas. This means you don’t have to be in a high-risk zone to be affected. Floods can cause serious damage. While a few inches of water doesn’t seem like much, it can knock you down. Flash floods often occur without […]

One Reason Why Workplace Accidents Skyrocket

The likelihood for workplace accidents skyrockets when employees are under the influence. Drinking on the job can also lead to aggravated assault and sexual battery charges. Other side effects of addiction and drug abuse at work can include: Withdrawal symptoms affecting job performance Inability to focus or concentrate while under […]

Take a Vacation – Not a Trip

Summer is in full swing and everyone’s schedules are busy. Employees are ready to get out and about, back to the office, out to lunch, out for a quick walk. Fresh air and sunshine are invigorating but remember to watch where you step. Being conscious of where you walk in […]

Where Can I Find Help?

We all suffer at times and having resources is a must. Here are a few organizations and sites that can help you find the help you need. Knowing where to go could help save you or someone close to you. SAMHSA National Helpline – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]

When Volunteering Outside Watch Out!

Summertime is in full swing and cleaning out weeds from the flower beds around our own buildings and volunteer work in our community can be hazardous. This could lead to unexpected workers’ compensation claims. Do you know what the common poisonous plants in your area are and what to do […]

The latest news from the Michigan Council of Self-Insured Group Administrators (MCSIGA) regarding Work Comp Agency Rule 101620, HB 4753, and HB 4822 Which employers will continue to be required to file a claim for all COVID-19 positive. If you have any questions please contact Natisha Jorae at njorae@mibankers.com

Take Time To Do What You Like To Do

You need to take a vacation. There are many studies that show time away from work has mental and physical benefits. People that use their vacation time have a lower risk of heart disease and are more motivated to achieve goals. American workers failed to use 768 million days of […]

Should You Hire Neurodiverse Employees?

Neurodiversity covers a broad range of individuals. The incidence of autism in the United States is now 1 in 42 among boys and 1 in 189 among girls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Consider the following article, “Neurodiveristy is a Competitive Advantage” from Harvard Business Review […]