12Jul 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

School’s out – Time to Hire Summer Workers

Hiring young workers this summer? It’s important to know that workers under 25 are twice as likely to be sent to the emergency room as their older counterparts. In a typical year, 200,000 young workers suffer injuries on the job. … Read more »

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05Jul 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Use Your Head and Inspect Your Hard Hat

Because nothing lasts forever. Many of us have our cars checked regularly to make sure the fluids levels are adequate, the tires are in good shape, and the brakes work. We do this to ensure our car will keep us … Read more »

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28Jun 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Smart Sun Protection for Outdoor Workers

How to Avoid Ultraviolet Rays on the Job. They say a little sunshine can be good for the soul. Even so, without the right clothing and a generous amount of sunscreen, its UV rays can also be deadly. For outdoor … Read more »

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21Jun 2016
Lauren Mayfield, State Fund
Lauren Mayfield

Keep Cool and Carry on This Summer

Avoid heat illness in the workplace. Eighty degrees. To some that may seem like the perfect temperature – not too hot, not too cold – but 80 degrees is when heat illness can become a serious threat in the workplace. … Read more »

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