Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

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

Rainy and wet conditions, even in warmer, springlike weather, can cause hypothermia. That's because the body loses heat 25 times faster in water than in air of the same temperature.
   Healthy lungs are a critical component to any workers health, well-being and productivity.

Snow-Melt-Repeat: In many regions across the U.S., this has been the typical weather pattern over the past few m