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Do you know the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack?

Many people use these terms interchangeably. That is not correct and the different emergencies need to be addressed differently. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked and can occur suddenly or may come and go over a longer period of time – hours, days, or […]


Do you know the warning signs of suicide and what to do? Be aware of the below, when a person is suicidal these are common observances. Talk – Being a burden, experiencing unbearable pain, feeling trapped, no reason to live, killing themselves. Behavior – Withdrawn, increased use of alcohol or […]

Does your desk need a makeover?

Are you noticing neck and back pain, sore wrists and fingers, blurred vision, or headaches? It might be time for a makeover. Office ergonomics is something we are all aware of, but can easily be overlooked. Slight changes over time can start to add up leading to pain and discomfort. […]

Do You Have Zero Accident Vision?

There are 4 pillars to success when it comes to safety in the workplace Commitment Communication Culture Learning Are you committed to keeping your employees safe? The following article shares the viewpoint stating that no one ought to be injured as the result of an accident in the workplace. READ […]

2021 International Overdose Awareness Day

The 2000 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse found that in the U.S. among full-time workers aged 18 – 49, 1 in 13 reported past month illicit drug use. Drug abuse and overdose affect more than just the addicted person. Over 26 percent of employed adults have substance abuse or […]

What Chemicals Are You Using at Work?

Some cleaning chemicals can be hazardous, causing problems ranging from skin rashes and burns to coughing and asthma. You come into contact with chemicals every day. Although some chemical exposures are safe, others are not. For you to become sick, a certain amount of a harmful chemical must enter your […]

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 […]

Building Blocks of Safety

Be Clear Safety expectations need to be set, communicated to everyone, and integrated into every department of an organization. Responsibility Share the responsibility. The belief that each individual should act responsibly for the good of all fellow employees. Accountability Be held accountable and lead by example. A leader’s behavior influences […]

Which employers will continue to be required to file a claim for all COVID-19 positive?

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

When to Stop Cruising

Do you have good driving habits? You might think using cruise control in the rain to keep a steady speed is safe. This is a myth! Using cruise control in any slippery condition can cause your vehicle to hydroplane and spin or skid. There are many reasons for hydroplaning; poorly […]