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Preventing Hand Injuries

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND According to the National Safety Council, 20 percent of disabling workplace injuries involve the hands1. The injury types to the hands breakdown as follows: Lacerations 63% Crush 13% … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, September 2016, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preventing Hand Injuries

Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President, and Industry Relations Voter Registration Legislation Introduced Legislation requiring landlords to provide voter registration information to new tenants has been introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives. House Bill 4815, which amends … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, November 2015, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Advocacy Update

Preventing Injuries From Pool Chemicals

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) tracks illnesses and injuries from pesticide exposures. Disinfectants are a class of pesticides that are registered by the EPA. MDCH identified … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, June 2015, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preventing Injuries From Pool Chemicals

Tom Shumaker Obituary

Dear Association Member, It is with much sorrow that we inform you of the death of Tom Shumaker, Immediate Past President of the Apartment Association of Michigan. He passed away on Sunday, January 18 at the age of 67. Service:   … Continue reading

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Advocacy Update

Written by Forrest Wall, CAE, Staff Vice President and Industry Relations Apartment Inspection Law Reform The 2013-2014 state legislative session saw action on a wide array of multifamily rental property and business proposals. The session ended in December, which means … Continue reading

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