“The Down and Dirty on Trenching”

Cave-ins are a common result of trenching and excavating. Unfortunately, soil sampling becomes secondary in the process of excavating and trenching.  A competent person should be involved in soil testing. Different grade soils can result in different...

“Hope and Pray” Safety and Health Program

Please make this work...Teamwork is what we strive for!Don't let this happenSafety Connections is all about relationships! Hoping for the best and pray nothing happens for the worst is probably not a good place to be when it comes to safety and health. When it comes...

12 Termination Matters HR Mangers Need to Know

By Todd Priebe (Retired Sheboygan County Sheriff)  1…your people.  Are they stressed at work and/or home?  Mental health/chemical misuse or abuse issues? 2…comfort level.  Can be based on years of experience and/or your character.  If you had to terminate an...

OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting: Do I Need to Report?

Amy Lynn Samuels-Suha One of the services we offer at Safety Connections is help with electronic data entry for OSHA.  There have been many changes to the requirements for electronic reporting, and here is a quick summary: Companies with a peak employment in 2018 of...

Safety Culture and Communication

My wife says “You never listen” is it selective hearing? Many of us have immense opportunities through our communication at home. Do we or do we not communicate with our spouse, kids or loved ones? Are we engaged in a conversation?  Meaning are we listening closely or...

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