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 […]
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.
Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) is honoring fourteen Kentucky organizations as KEMI Destiny Award winners for their commitment and success in maintaining a safe workplace. 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 together to […]
Working alone can increase the likelihood of some workplace hazards or risks occurring, and when incidents do occur the consequences can be more severe when people work alone. Here are some quick tips to help make sure that you stay safe while working alone.
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 8-12, 2017.