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Minnesota, Iowa governors proclaim Nov. 11-17 Kids' Chance Awareness Week

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds both proclaimed Novemeber 11-17, 2019 Kids' Chance Awareness Week.

SFM wins Hennepin County wellness award

SFM recently received the 2018-2019 Wellness by Design Award from Hennepin County for their commitment to employee wellness.

SFM Foundation fall fundraising event raises record amount

SFM Foundation's 2019 fall fundraising event grossed over $41,000 for its scholarship fund, a new record for the organization's fall event. 

Safety tips for manufacturing

Workers in manufacturing are exposed to a variety of dangers in the workplace. Although manufacturing can be a fast-paced environment, it's important to slow down and focus on worker safety.

Man walking up stairs. Prevent falls on stairways by using the handrail
An easy way to prevent falls: Use handrails

Serious injuries can result from falling down stairs. Using a handrail and staying distraction free can prevent you from slips and falls when going up or down stairs.

Safety video: Avoid slipping this winter

Watch this video to learn how to avoid slipping and sliding this winter.

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Retirement presumption can affect workers’ comp benefits

Most Minnesota workers retire at 67, but employers may have to continue permanent total disability benefits if an employee continues working past the expected age.

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Don’t overlook depression and anxiety in the workplace

Depression and anxiety. Let’s talk about them. It’s time to shine a light on common disorders that often go unmentioned at work.

Healthcare worker and patient safety

Equipment designed to help healthcare workers lift and move patients safely doesn’t just benefit the workers. It can also improve patients’ quality of life.

Forward-looking safety

If you’re like many employers, you spend considerable time and money making sure your organization adheres to OSHA requirements. It may be tempting to view this as the finish line for preventing injuries, but in reality, maintaining a truly safe workplace means going well beyond compliance.

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