Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

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.

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.