Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

Road repair is critically important to those who's town or city has been affected by a major disaster. In returning to one's home, being able to get food and supplies is critical for survival.

OSHA estimates that nearly 350 worker deaths every year are due to electrical hazards.

Workplace exposure to harmful gases, vapors, sprays, airborne particles, and even insufficient oxygen can lead to a variety of health issues for workers.

During hurricane season, the flooding that occurs is not only a hazard to those owning businesses or homes affected by water damage, but also to workers engaged in cleanup efforts.

The flip side to summer's sunny days are the (often sudden) thunder/lightning storms the season brings.

The hot, hazy, humid days of summer are upon us. That means for outdoor workers, the incidence of illnesses and fatalities from heat stroke and heat exhaustion are substantially greater.

While humans have the capability to adapt to heat under many circumstances, trying to do so too quickly, or after an extended period of extended illness or vacation, can result in heat-related illn

Although June is National Safety Month, safety should be a year-round endeavor.

Although falls are the leading cause of death in construction, there are steps workers can take to prevent accidents and injuries.

Because falls are the leading cause of injuries & fatalities in the construction industry, it is essential for employers to adopt and implement safe work practices to protect both their employe