Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Autumn is a magnificent time of year. But along with the falling leaves, temperatures can plunge from warm to freezing with alarming speed, catching you off-guard.

Safety glasses can do more than just prevent injuries, they can safeguard against UV rays and other particles that can cause both short-term irritation and long-term vision impairment.

Nearly 70 percent of worker fatalities at road construction sites involve a pedestrian worker being struck by a vehicle.

    High-visibility garments help protect workers on job sites and roadways. But not all hi-vis wear is created equal.

Sediment contamination from construction sites is one of the main causes of project shut-downs and resulting fines. Don't let this happen to your project.

Both highly visible and weather resistant, flagging tape is one of the most widely used products in construction and many other industries.

Overheated vehicles are a common roadside sight during the summer months. But any number of roadside emergencies can occur all year round.

Late July to mid August typically brings the most dangerous temperatures of the season creating a sharp rise in heat-related illnesses.

Construction is one of the most demanding occupations out there. It takes both physical and mental stamina to do the job at hand while also keep oneself and one's co-workers safe.

In many parts of the country, summer storms have hit hard this year. And while that may be good news for the greenery, it can cause unsafe conditions for those who work outdoors.