Safety focus

Vol. 14 Issue 1 - Spring 2021

Check out the latest edition of Safety Focus, Markel Specialty's accident prevention newsletter. Learn more about preventing musculoskeletal injuries in housekeepers, managing electrical hazards to prevent losses, and severe winter weather tips.

Preventing musculoskeletal injuries in housekeepers

Effective July 1, 2018, lodging establishments in California with employees performing housekeeping tasks are now required to establish, implement, and maintain an effective, written, musculoskeletal injury prevention program (MIPP) that addresses hazards specific to housekeeping.

Managing electrical hazards to prevent losses

Business owners and employers can take action to manage electrical hazards and prevent losses and injuries.

Severe weather safety tips

Severe weather safety tips for thunderstorms, tornadoes, and floods.




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