Daily Archives: June 8, 2022

On the Job Podcast S6:E6: Secure The Bits

The latest episode of the On the Job podcast is now available!

The On the Job podcast series shares inspiring stories about the pursuit of work. Jobs give us a connection to our community and the ability to provide for ourselves and our families—On the Job presents interesting stories about the way people work and what it means to be employed.

Season 6, Episode 6: Secure The Bits

Spencer Lanning lost his job during COVID, and is one of many people who were forced to face their demons in the isolation of the pandemic. Coming out the other side, he now protects Vermonters from hackers in his job as a cyber security analyst. (more…)

It’s National Safety Month! Week 2 Theme: Welding Safety

Welding is a well-paid, highly skilled trade, but if safety is not taken seriously, welders can suffer serious injuries. Every year, 500,000 workers are exposed to welding hazards, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These safety recommendations should be kept in mind when dealing with the general risks of most welding jobs.

Welding Safety Tips

Lack of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the cause of many welding injuries. PPE should always be worn and should include: