Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

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

Back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.

More than 40,000 people are injured each year as a result of motor vehicle crashes in work zones.  Roadway work can be particularly hazardous during the winter months because of cold and/or ic

Because latex and vinyl gloves are inexpensive, disposable, sanitary and keep your sense of touch intact, they are useful in a variety of situations where you want to protect your hands from fluids

Floods are ranked the the #1 most common natural disaster in the United States. One inch of water can do serious damage to a home or business.

Non-skid tapes are a form of adhesive traction products designed to provide slip resistance on countless types of surfaces.

Geotextiles are an important component of road construction. The permeable nature of geotextiles permits the flow of liquids through it.