Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

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

Because exposure to vehicular traffic can entail varying levels of danger for workers who are performing tasks in moving traffic zones, there are also varying levels of appropriate high-visibility

As cold weather peaks in the months of January and February, it is crucial to have and wear good-quality boots for inclement weather.  Boots have a two-fold purpose: protecting the feet from c

Hand trucks are an invaluable asset to moving items in the workplace.  Not only does it make the job quicker and easier, but using a truck can sidestep back strain and injuries that may arise