Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

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.

As the temperatures drop, the risk of weather-related health hazards for those who work outdoors increases.

Recent statistics show that more than 700,000 work-related eye injuries occur every year with approximately 100,000 of these injuries resulting in temporary or permanent vision loss.

It’s no secret that exposure to excessive noise can damage hearing, but just how much noise is too much? The decibel level of the average conversation is about 60.

An estimated 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States require their workers to use respirators. That’s nearly 5 million workers who use respirators on a regular basis.

Hard hats are important for all around head protection, but for protection from the cold weather, nothing beats a winter liner!

Millions of workers everyday risk their lives due to potential work hazards such as molten metal splashes, flash fires, and electrical arc flashes.