Nine Policing Principles

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist In 1829, Sir Robert Peel established the London Metropolitan Police Force based at Scotland Yard. He became known as the “Father of Modern Policing.” Peel is believed to have contributed to the first set of...

New Employee Orientation

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Among the important items commonly found missing from the Internal Road Department Assessments conducted in 2017 and 2018 was information that should be presented to new hire employees. Many times, new hires in...

Slip and Fall Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Recently, most of Nebraska received significant snowfall. When I checked the Dept. of Roads website at 7:00 a.m. the Interstate was closed in the panhandle and the entire state road map was pink, not good. Not good...

Money for Minutes Reminder

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist Happy New Year! This will be NIRMA’s third year of funding two $500 Money for Minutes awards. These are for those member safety committees that conducted their quarterly meetings and submitted minutes for review...

PPE, Culture, and Injury Prevention

By Chad Engle, Loss Prevention and Safety Specialist With the slowdown in road projects and maintenance brought on by winter, many counties shift work to removing and trimming troublesome trees in their rights-of-way. Tree trimming can be a dangerous combination of...

Maintaining Fitness

By Terry Baxter, Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist The Law enforcement and correction officer occupation is an unpredictable environment and has a lot of physically demands. Due to these factors, officers are at a higher risk of sustaining on the job injuries more...
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