Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Every year, approximately 22 million people in the United States experience noise exposure in the workplace that is considered potentially hazardous.
One of the most critical occupations in the road construction industry is flagging traffic.
Hands and fingers play a very important role in the workplace - but this also makes them particularly vulnerable to injury.
Tree bags are a high efficiency/low cost method of caring for for newly planted trees.
The severe winter weather in many parts of the country has now given way to the opposite extreme - oppressive heat that can be equally if not more dangerous than cold and icy conditions.
  OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is expected to reach over 1 million workers nationwide.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most workers suffering impact injuries to the head were not wearing head protection.
The most widespread cause of job-related disability and the leading contributor to missed work is is back pain.

Under normal circumstances, winter weather is particularly bad on roads and other paved areas because of the effects of the elements such as rain, snow, wind (and of course, multiple layers of salt