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Take Steps to Keep Employees Healthy Employees who work outside may be exposed to ticks that may carry disease, such as Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that if left untreated can spread to joints, the heart and nervous system. Since 2000, the number of cases reported in Minnesota has been increasing according …

Expanded editions of the Public Works Loss Prevention Best Practices Guide and Solid Waste Management Loss Prevention Best Practices Guide are now available. They include new and expanded chapters, and updated safety information throughout. The guides provide members information and recommendations to help recognize and reduce hazards common to public works departments and solid waste …

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MCIT is proud to announce that the Trust once again earned the first place award for Outstanding Achievement for Intergovernmental Risk Pool Product and Program from the Public Risk Management Association. This national award was presented to MCIT for its creation of the “Public Works Loss Prevention Best Practices Guide” and “Solid Waste Management Loss …

Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take covers methods to identify symptoms of cold-related illness and methods to prevent it. Quick Takes help keep safety in the forefront of employees’ minds and demonstrate a commitment to safety on the part of the …

Short reminders about safety best practices can go along way in keeping  employees injury free on the job. To make it easy for members to do this, MCIT has developed a series of short training talks called Quick Takes on Safety. Supervisors can use these scripts during regularly scheduled or informal meetings. Materials are provided …

Focus on Safety Many of the essential functions within a public works department carry various levels of risk. The nature of the work and the equipment used can sometimes expose people and property to harm. Keeping employees safe and property intact should be a priority. Updated: Public Works Loss Prevention Best Practices Guide An expanded …

Make Safety a Priority Solid waste management facilities and operations come with a variety of risks to the public and employees. The nature of the work and equipment used can sometimes cause people and property to harm. Keeping employees and the visiting public safe should be a priority. Updated : Solid Waste Management Loss Prevention Best …