Category Archives: 2017

Preventing Injuries With Ergonomics

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND Ergonomics is the science and practice of designing jobs and workplaces to match the capabilities and limitations of the human body or, more simply, fitting the job to … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, OCTOBER 2017 | Comments Off on Preventing Injuries With Ergonomics

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Amendment to Elliott-Larsen Act Introduced Legislation has recently been introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives to amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. House Bill 4872 proposes to amend both … Continue reading

Posted in OCTOBER 2017 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Bedbug Legislation Introduced Legislation has been introduced in Michigan House of Representatives to address bedbug infestations in rental property. House Bill 4719 proposes to add a section in the Landlord … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, SEPTEMBER 2017 | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Incident Investigation “How-To”

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND National Safety Council provides an excellent document on how to conduct an incident investigation, and the following is an excerpt. Your company has just experienced an incident resulting … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, SEPTEMBER 2017 | Comments Off on Incident Investigation “How-To”

Heat Stress Prevention

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS  COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND While heat related fatalities are below the 10-year average, they are again on the rise. In 2015, 45 people died as a result of extreme heat, up dramatically … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, AUGUST 2017 | Comments Off on Heat Stress Prevention