Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

It doesn't take temperatures below freezing for hypothermia to set in. Simply adding wet conditions to moderately cold temperatures is enough to make prime hypothermia weather.
 
Temperatures are plunging, which unfortunately means an increase in the number of weather-related health hazards for those who work outdoors.

Falls still hold the top slot on OSHA's list of violations for 2013. Use these Best Practices tips to reduce and/or eliminate falls and injuries in the year ahead:

It's a staggering statistic that 61% of all construction accidents are attributed to impalement from exposed rebar.

Hearing loss is the third most common health issue in the U.S. affecting an estimated 36 million Americans.

Approximately 2,000 eye injuries occur daily in workplaces in the U.S.

Collapsible traffic cones are a critical component to staying safe in the event of a road side emergency.

Traffic cones are the simplest, yet most critical factor in keeping workers safe while performing road construction.

Retractable cone bars are an efficient, effective way to create an instant barrier and/or traffic control on any worksite.

During the warmer months, for outdoor workers in industries such as road repair, construction, roofing, and landscaping, heat stress is a major issue.