Muscling Manhole CoversPublished Apr 1, 2007
Learn how ergonomic hazards can injure certain soft body tissues, the enormous costs associated with these injuries, risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders, how to prevent ergonomic injuries, and examine an ergonomic case study on manhole covers.
Ergonomic Vendor CatalogPublished Jul 22, 2013
List of vendors, products, and pricing for ergonomic items for public works and office workers, as well as information on industrial and vehicle ergonomics.
City Employee Injuries OverviewPublished Feb 22, 2014
Learn about the most common and costly city employee injuries according to League Insurance Trust workers’ compensation coverage data. Understand how to avoid workers’ compensation insurance premium increases by avoiding workers’ compensation losses.
Safety Committee ToolkitPublished Aug 17, 2015
Learn city obligations under state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and how to meet them. Red toolkit icons mark links to sample forms, checklists, and other resources. Understand how to develop an employee health and safety committee, conduct self-inspections, and create job hazard analyses. Discusses conducting effective employee accident investigations and what to maintain for OSHA and workers’ compensation insurance records.
Fire Department Management and Liability IssuesPublished Feb 19, 2015
Understand the structure of city volunteer or paid-on-call fire departments and their basic management challenges in personnel, finances, and facility safety. Discusses optional organization as a consolidated department, powers of members of a volunteer fire relief association contrasted with employees of the city fire department, and links to sample ordinances for fire charges, a fire service contract between a city and town, and several management policies.
Park And Recreation Loss Control GuidePublished Nov 21, 2014
Cities strive to make their parks and recreation facilities and programs as safe as possible. Find an overview of key risk management concepts and specific advice for managing many common programs and events such as snow hills, ice skating or swimming facilities, trails, skateparks, parades, sports leagues, and more. Contains links to sample policies, checklists, and forms.
Computer and Network Loss ControlPublished Aug 15, 2014
Learn some of the risks associated with storing and sharing city data on computers. Find out how to protect the city from common risks such as data breaches, virus contamination, hacker attacks, and computer misuse by employees. Understand issues presented by social media such as Facebook, blogs, and Twitter. Links to a model employee computer use policy.