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JUNE 2024

Hello, and welcome to another Risk Management Newsletter: Safety Matters! 

As always, we hope to provide resources and tips to help you better protect employees, minimize loss, and improve your organization's overall efficiency and productivity.

This month’s edition features the following topics - "Are you Prepared for Extreme Heat?", "Light Duty Return to Work Program," "Loading & Unloading Pallets."

Be sure to share this newsletter with your team to promote safety culture, let us know if you would like to talk through any of these tips further or have any ideas for future topics.

 

And Remember, now is the best time to focus on workplace safety. Have a safe day, every day!

- Ryan Willis, Risk Manager

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Are You Prepared for Extreme Heat?

A heat wave is an extended period of extreme heat and is often accompanied by high humidity. These conditions can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don't take the proper precautions. Read on for tips. 

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The Importance of a Light Duty Return to Work Program

A Light Duty Program minimizes the length and costs of temporary total disability (lost time benefits) associated with a work-related injury. The Program allows an employer to provide an injured employee who cannot perform the normal duties of his/her pre-injury job classification with work that can be completed with limited physical requirements. 

Here are some guidelines for developing a Light/Modified Duty Program

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Loading and Unloading Pallets

Many loads placed on or removed from pallets are very heavy. Daily heavy lifting damages the spine. Please review the following safety tips with your employees.

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