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Informer Newsletter

The Informer is our bi-monthly newsletter that includes information about IMWCA as well as timely topics of general interest, including safety and health.

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Featured Informer Articles

Beat the Heat: Safety Guidelines for Working in Hot WeatherSafe Pool Chemical Handling for Pool Operations
Mental Health is Just as Important as Physical HealthWinter Slips and Falls Prevention Programs Prove to be Successful
Hiring Seasonal Workers: A Guide for Public Agencies in IowaPharmacy Benefit Management: Maximizing Safety and Savings
Member Highlight: Waste Commission of Scott CountyOff-Road Vehicle Safety
Spring Safety Check: Ensuring a Smooth TransitionGas vs. Electric Power Tools
Eye Safety – Protect Your PeepersMember Highlight: Pottawattamie County
Ladder Safety and InspectionsWho is Responsible for Managing the Employee After a Work Injury?
Board Member Highlight: John KoniorMember Highlight: Eldon
Navigating Thaw Hazards at the WorkplaceWorkplace Injury Reporting with Company Nurse
Working Safely in Extreme ColdSetting Annual Goals for Your Safety Committee
LEARN Administrator RefresherBoard Member Highlight: Janelle M. Bertrand
New OSHA Reporting Rule and IMWCA ToolMember Highlight: Jefferson County
Occupational Hearing LossEnhancing Worker Safety: A Look at Safety Apps
Ice Skating Rink SafetyBoard Member Highlight: Adam Grier
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness MonthLung Cancer Awareness Month
The Dangers of Sleep DeprivationMember Highlight: City of Milford
Pregnancy Fairness ActNational Hearing Protection Month
Time To Check Snow Removal EquipmentBoard Member Highlight: Katy Flint
Member Highlight: BettendorfHarvest Time: Beware of Slow-Moving Vehicles
IMWCA Slip-Resistant Footwear Grant AvailableBoard Member Highlight: Rhonda R. Deters
What Happens When an Injured Worker Retains an AttorneyProtecting Yourself From Rabies
Employee Assistance ProgramMember Highlight: City of Perry
Management Buy-In: Do You Have It?Board Member Highlight: Kelly J. Hayworth
Ending Seasonal EmploymentPharmacy Benefits Manager
Reporting a ClaimAugust Driving Reminders
Remember to Check Your Safety Programs and DevicesThe Importance of Hydration
Safety Coordinator Mentor ProgramHeat Illness Prevention Plan
Personal Protection Equipment – Are you ready for the job?Benefits of a Return to Work Plan
5 Tips for Safe DrivingMember Highlight: Hancock County
Plants and Insects: What to AvoidTurning Up the Heat
Fireworks Safety and Proper DisposalJob Hazard Analysis
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