The Dog Days of Summer!

The Dog Days of Summer . . . This phrase is commonly associated with the high temps and humidity of mid-summer. The phrase originated with ancient Egyptian and Roman traditions and astrology, and the Dog Star Sirius, but that is another story . . . Today's story is...

Fireworks and those with PTSD

When you think about July 4th, you often think about family, food, and fireworks that brightly light the sky. However, there are those who suffer from a source of stress from fireworks. When it comes to fireworks, Veterans, who have served and suffered from PTS, loud...

Before You Hear Bang Bang…

Did you know . . . The temperature of a sparkler can be anywhere from 1800°F to 3000°F (1000°C - 1600°C). This is hot enough to cause third-degree burns!  Here are some temperatures of other things. Human body is 98°F Water boils at 212°F Ovens bake cakes at 350°F,...

Hey! I need HAZWOPER Training!

What is HAZWOPER? This is the nickname for 29 CFR 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, which provides responder protection during clean-up operations and emergency response where hazardous substances, materials, and wastes are involved. The...

“Good Help is Hard to Find”

“Good help is hard to find” is an adage and being rushed to fill a position makes finding the right person even harder. Safety Connections can make the process a less stressful by ensuring your health and safety programs don’t become stagnate...

Accountability is the Dirty Word

Accountability is the Dirty Word

So many times companies want to see results in safety, however, when the time comes to change... production quotas become the driving force.  Companies stress the importance of workplace safety to their employees, however, behind the scenes safety becomes second...

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