Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States and can happen anywhere.

Impalement ranks as one of the "Deadly Dozen Hazards" for workers in the construction industry. And an alarming 61% of impalement accidents occur from rebar alone.

In workplaces throughout the U.S., an estimated 5 million workers wear respirators to protect against hazardous elements such as dust particulates, gases, and vapors that may cause health risks.

Falls are the number one cause of job related injury.

Every year, approximately 22 million people in the United States experience noise exposure in the workplace that is considered potentially hazardous.
One of the most critical occupations in the road construction industry is flagging traffic.
Hands and fingers play a very important role in the workplace - but this also makes them particularly vulnerable to injury.
Tree bags are a high efficiency/low cost method of caring for for newly planted trees.
The severe winter weather in many parts of the country has now given way to the opposite extreme - oppressive heat that can be equally if not more dangerous than cold and icy conditions.
  OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is expected to reach over 1 million workers nationwide.