Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Two major hazards for those who work outdoors in winter are cold exposure and slips, trips and falls. Here are some ways to help avoid these cold-weather dangers:

Snow and ice can create multiple visibility challenges for drivers. Curbs, road markings and other roadway delineations are difficult to see once a winter storm hits.

Workplace safety shouldn’t take a holiday when the holiday season is here.
Just because the holiday season is upon us doesn’t mean that workers fixing our roads are taking a holiday.
Accidents, injuries and fatalities in the workplace can be both devasting and costly.
Winter’s coming. And for those who work outdoors, cold weather ads another element of danger to an already hazardous job.
Taking steps to guard against fires in the workplace not only helps prevent the damage and destruction to property costing thousands of dollars, but more importantly, it saves workers from injuri
Nearly 30 million workers annually are exposed to noise levels that can result in significant hearing loss.

Hurricane season can bring acute devastation, not only from the high w

A worker in a construction work zone is just as likely to suffer injuries or fatality resulting from equipment located inside the work zone as by passing traffic.