Safety Stories: The Mutual Blog

More than 20,000 workplace hearing loss cases occur each year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many of these cases, unfortunately result in permanent hearing loss.

Workplace eye injuries cost over $133 million a year in medical expenses, workers’ compensation and lost productivity according to the American Academy of Ophtamology.

    Regardless of the number of hours spent in safety training, if workers are fatigued, accidents are likely to happen.

In many workplaces across the U.S., workers spend prolonged periods of time performing job duties on their hands and knees or are engaged in activities requiring kneeling, crouching and/or squattin

The No. 1 cause of job-related disability and missed days at work in the U.S. is back pain. Repetitive motion and heavy lifting on the job are major contributors to this widespread problem.

For industries competing in today’s market, eco-friendly solutions are an emerging trend that not only saves the planet, but that can also boost your company’s profile and, in turn, its bottom line

It doesn’t require a fall from heights to be seriously injured by rebar. A simple stumble onto unguarded rebar can result in a critical injury or fatality.

In the Mid-Atlantic Region of the US, Summer is often peak time for construction work.

While there are certain things one would never want to venture onto a job site without, summer’s heat requires specific items that provide protection from the sun and/or offer heat-reducing quali

Because each construction job is unique, different type of scaffolding is required to support work operations.