We have just received our digital copy of the Water Well Journal (Volume 73 No. 6) for June 2019.
In this issue the main topic of focus is on safety since June is National Safety Month. As such, topics highlighted include safety training on a budget, safety and travelling long distance, as well as, a look at substance abuse in the workplace, safety around electricity, and how to future proof your business.
In this issue a comprehensive buyers guide is also presented detailing products and services needed in the groundwater industry, together with, other National Ground Water Association news.
Persons wishing to view this issue can send me an email.
This NGWA online, on-demand certificate program addresses ways to improve safety in the workplace.
Historically there are three major loss areas in the groundwater industry:
Slips, trips, and falls
This course addresses these three specific areas with the intent to:
Inform employees of the hazards
Increase awareness of the hazards
Provide guidance on immediate actions to mitigate threats to safety.
Who will benefit from taking this course?
Pump installation contractors
Water well drilling contractors
Water well suppliers.
Earning a certificate
When enrollees have completed all of the lessons, they will be able to take a 25-question test. Those who pass the test can then download their certificate. The entire process, including the test, takes approximately three hours.
The cost of this online course is $99 US dollars (for members) and $149 US dollars for non-members.
Persons interested in this course can follow the link to register and get more information in terms of presenters, course outline and other relevant course information.
We all know the importance of having proper sanitation and how improper sanitation can lead to a contaminated water supply and the spread of harmful diseases.
World Toilet Day would be on November 19 and in order to celebrate this Water.org is inviting persons to spread the word in order to get donations to improve the lives of millions.
Statistics show that more than 2.3 billion people have no place to go. Don’t miss your opportunity to help Water.org change this. Donate today, and empower more people to give their families safe, private toilets at home.
I am doing my happy dance and if you guys know me that’s because we just got a glossy, new book that has been on my wishlist for months, thanks to two of our colleagues who attended the Institute of Marine Affairs’ Community Research Symposium, which was held at the BPTT/Mayaro Resource Centre on the 20th September, 2017. Thanks again guys, love getting books to add to our collection. I am going to enjoy cataloguing this book so much.
This guidebook which contains app. 104 pages, as well as, a bibliography and relevant appendices, provides a wealth of information, covering coastal zones in both Trinidad and Tobago, that really allows one to appreciate the beaches and bays of the our country, as well as, the natural flora and fauna.
Persons wishing to view this book can visit me at my desk or send me an email.
We have just received our digital copy of the Water Well Journal for July 2017. This issue discusses topics such as well rehabilitation and chemicals, well efficiency and fluid mechanics, water quality, engineering water systems, conversing with customers, benefits of ongoing training, pump rehabilitation and safety matters in relation to types of safety gloves used.
Persons wishing to view a copy of this journal can email me or visit me at my desk. Happy reading guys 🙂
We have received our May 2017 issue of the Water Well Journal (Volume 71 Issue 5) from the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) which focuses on irrigation and groundwater. This issue presents a variety of articles discussing topics such as water resources and irrigation, water balance, food production, variable frequency drives (VFDs), safety measures for workers and managing employee performance.
Persons wishing to view this issue can email me or visit me at my desk. Happy reading guys! 🙂