"Water, Rest and Shade:" OSHA's Summer Warning
Summer has begun and it brings hot weather – and potentially dangerous work...
Old Water Operators Don’t Retire, They Just …
How I envy licensed water and wastewater operators. Their skills are always be...
When a Trusted Employee Lets You Down
One of the most devastating things that can happen to a business owner is being...
Public Works 2017 Salary Survey Results
Paychecks continue rising, but not enough to make up for ground lost during the...
Public Works 2017 Salary Survey: Now Hiring!
It’s time to become an employer of choice. Here’s how.
26 Public Agency Employees Earn Inspection Certificate
One of the American Public Works Association's many professional-development...
Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge and $1.5 Million Fine
A trench collapse caused a fire hydrant supply line to break and drown two workers...
Oops! We Made a Mistake
Thanks to our salary survey respondents who pointed out my misinterpretation of the overtime rule for salaried (as opposed to hourly) employees. Good eye!
Look Out! Our Salary Survey's on its Way
On Friday, you'll get (another) e-mail from me asking you to complete our annual...
Request Your FREE Confined Space Safety Poster
Don't let employees forget how dangerous sewer gas and other hazards are. Put this up in inspection trucks, crew locker rooms, and municipal garages.