The print issue of the International News newsletter for February 2018, published by the International Office for Water, is now available for loan.
This newsletter focuses particularly on water management issues, such as climate change, water and sanitation, water governance and water accountability, and relevant training and initiatives taking place to deal with those issues.
As a result, persons would be able to get relevant information on international events that have taken place on a global scale, as well as, special projects that are being carried out by specific countries.
Persons can also access archives of this newsletter online (from 1993) via the link.
Persons wishing to view the latest newsletter can email me or visit me at my desk.
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.
When you are in a company where training is limited due to a lack of funding, or even if you are the type of person who knows the benefits of continued education, you can definitely take a look at the MOOC website.
Through this website person have an opportunity to enroll for courses offered by various universities around the world, for free, with some providers offering course completion certificates and exams at a fee.
For those of you interested in this website you can learn more at the following link About Mooc