Safety

The right flex: area manufacturers place emphasis on ergonomics to improve wellness

Posted on Mar 15, 2018

Local company efforts run the gamut — from wellness programs to the design of physical workspaces. “On every job site at every Miron project, we stretch in the morning,” Steve Tyink, vice president of business innovation at Miron Construction Co. Inc. who frequently collaborates with […]

Safety

OSHA, Miron & Contractors Partner for Safety

Posted on Jan 3, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Miron Construction Company Inc. have signed a strategic partnership to promote worker safety and health on the dormitory renovation project at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The partnership will develop effective safety and […]

Safe Workplaces Don’t Happen by Accident

Posted on May 18, 2017

Safe workplaces don’t happen by accident. They are cultivated one person at a time; until eventually a shared understanding, vision, and culture emerge. One simple definition of the word ‘culture’ is that it’s “what people do when no one is looking.” So what does this […]

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Summer Safety: Working in the Heat

Posted on Jul 1, 2015

After a long winter, most people celebrate the coming of summer and its longer days and warmer temperatures. For some, however, while these conditions may be ideal for recreation, they can make the workplace more dangerous. The body rids itself of excess heat by circulating […]