Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

It happens every year--that sudden unexpected day where Fall's crisp but mild temperatures take a steep plunge into freezing or near freezing weather.

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. Interestingly, occupational hearing loss accounts for a large percentage of those who experience problems with hearing.

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.