Committed to Safety

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist Earlier this year I wrote about line of duty deaths, and due to the recent tragic event that occurred this past month involving the death of Lincoln Police Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera I thought while it was...

Winter Preparedness

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Winter is right around the corner. NIRMA receives numerous claims including workers comp, property damage, etc. from accidents related to snow and ice storms. Road department employees work in all kinds of...

Fatalism and Loss Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist I was recently given a new book titled “Rethinking Hand Safety, Myths, Truths, and Proven Practices,” authored by Joe Geng. Mr. Geng grew up in the glove manufacturing business. He knows a thing or two about gloves...

Unbiased Policing

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist By now everyone should be aware Governor Ricketts signed into law LB 924 that addresses many requirements to prevent racial profiling from occurring within the State of Nebraska. The key component of the new...

Shop Safety Audits

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist NIRMA has been conducting shop safety audits since shortly after its inception in 1988. Yet, there are still many counties that have not made the necessary safety improvements to better protect their employees....
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