The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation’s birthday on the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children and adults are injured or killed while using fireworks. Although legal consumer fireworks that comply with U.S. Consumer Product […]
National Nurses Week and Teachers Appreciation Week are coming soon, and while KEMI promotes workplace safety with these groups year-round we thought it would be fun to share some creative ideas to help you express your gratitude for these two important professions! Ideas for Nurses Homemade Treats – Bonus points if they are nurse-themed! Lifesavers […]
KEMI is encouraging employers to participate in the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down, a voluntary event where employers will talk directly to employees about safety. Managers are encouraged to plan a stand-down that works best for their workplace anytime during May 6-10, 2019.
BLS data shows drop in rate of recordable nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for Kentucky workers FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2019) – Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today applauded recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in more than […]
Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) recognized twenty Kentucky organizations for their commitment to workplace safety by presenting each of them with the 2018 KEMI Destiny Award. The Destiny Awards are presented annually by KEMI to policyholders that best exemplify KEMI’s motto, “Control your own destiny.” The awards symbolize what can be accomplished when organizations work […]
The City of Ashland faces a unique set of challenges when it comes to maintaining a safety while on the job. As a governmental entity with around 300 employees, the City of Ashland is responsible for the management and safety of the police, fire, and public works departments, as well as ensuring the overall safety of their citizens.