Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Personal Protective Equipment is essential for protecting workers, particularly those in the construction industry.

When it comes to preventing and/or significantly reducing damage to structures from flooding, sandbags are the go-to item.

Construction workers are exposed to a variety of hazards that must be anticipated and mitigated before any project begins.

Guest Post: by Anastasios Koutsogiannis

Road repair is critically important to those who's town or city has been affected by a major disaster. In returning to one's home, being able to get food and supplies is critical for survival.

OSHA estimates that nearly 350 worker deaths every year are due to electrical hazards.

Workplace exposure to harmful gases, vapors, sprays, airborne particles, and even insufficient oxygen can lead to a variety of health issues for workers.

During hurricane season, the flooding that occurs is not only a hazard to those owning businesses or homes affected by water damage, but also to workers engaged in cleanup efforts.

The flip side to summer's sunny days are the (often sudden) thunder/lightning storms the season brings.