Work Safe, Texas is Open for Business

Work SafeHelping ensure workers get safely home to their families every day is the most important service Texas Mutual delivers not just to our policyholders, but to every Texas business. That’s why we launched our Work Safe, Texas website.

The site is a forum for us to share our workplace safety expertise with Texas. Each month, we upgrade worksafetexas.com with fresh content. From downloadable posters to online videos to workplace safety articles, you’ll find resources that address the unique hazards your employees face.

Here are just a few highlights from the January offerings waiting for you at worksafetexas.com.

Employees don’t always check substance abuse at the door
About 70 percent of the estimated 14.8 million Americans who use illegal drugs are employed, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. Those stats do not include the millions more who have fallen victim to the nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic.

So what? If an employee has a substance abuse problem, that’s their issue, right? Not necessarily.

This month’s featured post from our award-winning Safety @ Work blog explains how substance abuse affects your workplace and shows you what you can do about it.

Site security: What you need to know
If 2015 taught us one thing about workplace violence, it is that no business is immune This month’s free streaming video provides tips for keeping your employees safe.

3 tips for a healthier, safer you
Healthy employees get injured less often. And when they do get injured, they recover and return to work faster. This month, we share three tips for promoting a healthier, safer workforce.

Did you know?
Would it surprise you to learn 60 percent of confined space fatalities involve rescuers? How about the fact that your seat belt is your most effective protection in a crash? Our “Did You Know” feature is full of interesting facts that will change the way you think about workplace safety.

Workplace safety articles
During the 2015 holiday weekend, 11 tornadoes tore through the Dallas area, knocking out power, destroying homes and claiming lives. Every business should have an emergency preparedness plan to protect their property and their employees. Visit this month’s safety article offerings to learn more.

A brand you can live with
Texas Mutual built its corporate brand on safety. But Work Safe, Texas isn’t just a catchy tagline. It’s a vision that drives everything we do. As long as Texans are getting injured on the job, our Work Safe, Texas website will be open for business.

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