Missouri Employers Mutual Awards $800K in Workplace Safety Grants


Workers’ compensation insurer, Missouri Employers Mutual has awarded the company’s fourth round of safety grants to Missouri businesses this month to help them take the next step toward improving workplace safety.

To date, MEM has awarded a total of 86 policyholders with nearly $800,000 in safety grants and plans to give away a total of at least $1 million in order to improve workplace safety.

All of MEM’s nearly 18,000 policyholders, regardless of premium size, are eligible for a safety grant. Successful applicants earn one-to-one matching grants up to $10,000 toward approved safety initiatives. Policyholders are required to report on the success of the safety initiatives so MEM can help other businesses learn from their success.

The following businesses were selected to receive safety grants in MEM’s fourth cycle:

Policyholder City, State Approved Initiative
JS Holding, Inc. Riverside, MO Leading Edge Fall Protection System
Afton Fire Protection District St. Louis, MO Two IndeeLift HFL – Patient Lifts
Fixture Contracting Co. St. Louis, MO Material Handling Vacuum Lift System
Porta-Fab Corporation Chesterfield, MO Material Handling Vacuum Lift System
Cura, Inc. St. Louis, MO Five Mobile Patient Lifts
Gerald Area Ambulance District Gerald, MO Two Stryker Power-PRO XT Systems
Lake Regional Health System Osage Beach, MO Two Rail Mounted Patient Lifts
Meek Lumber Yard, Inc. Lebanon, MO Cable Dominator Forklift Attachment – Cable Release for Railcar
Scott Gann Construction St. Joseph, MO Two Jobsite SawStops
Continental Manufacturing Fenton, MO Laser Hydraulic Press Brake
Council of Churches of the Ozarks Springfield, MO Hi-Low Hospital Bed Set with Patient Handling Systems
Duby Plastering, LLC Chaffee, MO S45 Genie Boom Lift
Vernon County Ambulance District Nevada, MO Stryker Power Load System
Village Gallery, Inc. Salem, MO SawStop Table Saw with Dust Collection System
Summit Landscaping & Tree Care, LLC St. Louis, MO Stand Behind Skid Steer
Monett Metals, Inc. Monett, MO Two Material handling Vacuum Lifts

Source: MEM

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