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It’s National Safety Month!

It takes a village, not only to raise a child, but also to keep all employees safe. Take a few minutes to listen to Richard Hawk veteran safety pro and professional speaker offer his entertaining brand of wisdom to inspire safety pros to perform at their best. Richard gives advice […]

Know Where to Go

Do you know the quickest and safest way out of your area in case of emergency? Having a solid plan can help easy panic if an emergency occurs. Make sure to schedule regular training time so that all employees know where to go. Don’t forget this is important onboarding information […]

Do You Practice Safe Driving?

Michigan Bankers are getting back on the road! Do you have specific driving policies to keep your drivers safe? The National Safety Council data analysis shows 8 people per day died from distraction-affected crashes in 2018. 96% of people in the U.S. think texting or emailing while driving is a […]

Buckles, Cracks, Chips = Slip, Trips, Falls

Warm weather is creeping in and everyone is ready to get outside. It’s also the time sidewalks decide to buckle, crack, and chip. A quick break to get some fresh air? A walk for lunch? The last thing you want is for someone to get hurt. Falls account for nearly […]

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

It’s always good to be reminded of the basics. You might think of slip and fall injuries as a minor nuisance or, “it will never happen to me”. Think about this, 19,000 deaths happen each year in the U.S. I found this great Safety Toolbox Tip to help promote safety […]

Happy Spring It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week

A statewide tornado drill will happen today at 1:00 pm ET Whether in an office building or your home office you should have a plan and practice.   Do you know the drill? What the alarm sounds like? Where will you go? What will you do? How will you communicate […]

Don’t Press Your Luck

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by A bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or A penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain.   TBI is a major cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to about 30% of […]

Home Ergonomics 101

  Whether you’re at your office desk or at a home office, making sure you pay attention to your body position and strain on your muscles is important. Below is a list of common strain points and the proper positions and tips to alleviate the stress from head to toe. […]

Age Affects the Length of a Disability

Employees have dramatically changed in comparison to the workforce of 25 years ago. In 2020, 1 in 4 American workers will be over 55. Many Americans over 65 will continue to actively participate in the workforce. The aging workforce is a factor most employers deal with today. Knowing the risks […]

Cardiovacular Disease Affects Employers

Just a Little Heart Attack Cardiovascular disease affects employers. There are many reasons to encourage healthy practices among the workforce. Over 7% of adults in Michigan have coronary heart disease. Heart Disease Costs: 56 hours of productivity lost per year An average of 13 days lost per year Costs $1,000 […]