Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Flagging tape plays an essential role in many businesses and industries - it's vibrant colors and lightweight but durable material make it an effective tool with a multitude of uses.

Knee injuries are the second most common work-related accident.

Nearly 40% of injuries caused by falling are related to scaffolds and/or ladders.

Flagging traffic is one of the most important jobs in the industry.

Marking flags and paint are used in a wide array of industries to keep job sites safe by alerting workers to the placement and type of underground utilities present.

Road and ground markings relay crucial information to drivers, pedestrians, and others who utilize outdoor spaces.

Nearly 150 million missed work days a year across the United States are due to illnesses such as colds and flu.

Slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of workers' compensation claims over the last several years.

Because fires can rage out of control in a matter of seconds, every moment counts when locating a water source to put out the flames.

Falls are the number one death-related accident in construction work.  This year, fall prevention is one of OSHA's primary campaigns as deaths from falls during construction work in 2010 numbe