Work Safe, Texas is open for business

Work SafePartnering with you to get your employees 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 March offerings waiting for you at worksafetexas.com.

Employees don’t always check substance abuse at the door

If you’ve every daydreamed about playing in the National Football League, take heart. You have something in common with the guys who suit up on Sundays. You’re an industrial athlete, and your body is your instrument. Whether you spend our days sacking quarterbacks or groceries, you need to prepare your body for the rigors of daily life. Functional fitness can help.

This month’s featured post from our award-winning Safety @ Work blog explains what functional fitness is and shows how it can help you do everyday tasks injury-free.

Return-to-work basics

Employers who bring injured workers back to the team, even under modified duty, can reap the benefits in terms of reduced workers’ comp costs and improved productivity. This month’s free streaming video explains how to get started with a return-to-work program.

Safety currents

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus a global health emergency. Our “Safety currents” column features seven things you need to know to protect yourself.

Workplace safety articles

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires employers to post their annual summary of injuries and illness in the workplace between February 1 and April 30 of every year. If you are out of compliance, visit this month’s safety article offerings for more information.

A brand you can live with

Texas Mutual has 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 website will be open for business.

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