Category Archives: 2013

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations New Legislation Would Dramatically Change Property Taxation System Legislation introduced in September in both the Michigan House of Representatives (House Bill 4977) and Michigan Senate (Senate Bill 511) would … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, December 2013 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Preventing Cold Stress Injuries

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND As colder weather returns, it becomes important to implement an effective strategy to prevent cold stress injuries. Workers completing tasks in cold weather, and sometimes for extended periods, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, December 2013 | Comments Off on Preventing Cold Stress Injuries

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Apartment Inspection Reform Legislation Moves Forward In Senate Legislation to help reform the multifamily rental property inspection provisions of the Housing Law of Michigan has been approved by a … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, November 2013 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Eliminating Slip, Trip & Fall Hazards in Parking Lots

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND Each year, a large number of slip/trip and fall incidents occur in parking lots and adjacent walking surfaces that result in serious and, in some cases, fatal injuries. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, November 2013 | Comments Off on Eliminating Slip, Trip & Fall Hazards in Parking Lots

Pilot Light Safety

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND According to the American Gas Association (AGA), more than 60 million customers use natural gas in homes and businesses in the United States. ¬†Current estimates indicate that natural … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, October 2013 | Comments Off on Pilot Light Safety