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New Walking-Working Surfaces Rule – Part II

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND NOTE: In May we ran Part I, focusing on compliance deadlines. Part II outlines the content of the rule and how it is likely to apply to members. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, September 2018, Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Walking-Working Surfaces Rule – Part II

Prevent Fatal Fires With Periodic Inspection

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND On average, explosions and fires account for 3% of workplace injuries and have the highest casualty rate of all probable workplace accidents as reported by the Bureau of … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, AUGUST 2018, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Prevent Fatal Fires With Periodic Inspection

Injury Prevention Best Practices – Part II

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND In last month’s article, we directed attention on improving the overall effectiveness of our safety programming by considering items #1 and #2 below: Safety Roles and Responsibilities Safety … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, February 2018, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Injury Prevention Best Practices – Part II

Injury Prevention Best Practices – Part I

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND How can we better prevent injuries in our workplace? In response to this question, the following best practices are offered as essential elements that teams may use to … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, January 2018, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Injury Prevention Best Practices – Part I

Preventing Tick-Borne Diseases

WRITTEN BY GARY SMITH, APARTMENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURED FUND Tick-borne pathogens can be passed to humans by the bite of infected ticks. Ticks can be infected with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Some of the most common tick-borne … Continue reading

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