The Essential Guide to LinkedIn for Operators and Utilities

http://a1.grovo.com/img/products/banner/linkedin-banner.png Social networking has been a trend for several years for individuals who share the same hobbies or interest. It started with local Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) over an infant … Continue Reading →


Confined Spaces in Construction: The new 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA

  • By Sheldon
  • May 29, 2015
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has just released a new construction standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA. This subpart is specifically designed to protect construction workers from confined … Continue Reading →


5 Ways to Shatter the Glass Ceiling to become a Utility Director

Many water and wastewater operators seek to rise up the ranks in their utilities to become upper management. The hierarchy of leadership is usually shift supervisor/lead operator, assistant chief operator, … Continue Reading →


Do All States Need OSHA-Approved Plans? | TPO – Treatment Plant Operator Magazine

Without state OSHA plans, many public sector employees — including treatment plant operators — are vulnerable to unsafe working conditions. Is it time for change?     Do All States … Continue Reading →


ASBESTOS PIPE SAFETY AWARENESS AND COMPLIANCE

The distribution system for water treatment has several hazards especially asbestos cement piping. The operator is exposed to this hazard during line repair and replacement, because they must disturb the … Continue Reading →


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5 Tips for Acing the Wastewater Licensing Exam Math Questions

The words “wastewater math” often carries an undercurrent of fear for the operator that has to take a state exam. Most of the students that I have taught throughout the … Continue Reading →


Four OSHA Changes to be aware of in 2015

The utility sector mirrors what happens with the general industry and construction sectors throughout America. The field personnel conduct trenching, excavations, even erecting structures on a regular basis. Plant personnel … Continue Reading →


The Top 5 Performance Tips for a Healthy Secondary Clarifier

The secondary clarifier is a vital part of every wastewater treatment plant. Its health is determined by upstream variables and the mechanical integrity of the clarifier components. Some wastewater facilities … Continue Reading →


The Top 5 Fall Protection Hazards Overlooked by Utilities

Fall hazards are the number one killers in the construction field according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). In 2010, fatalities from falls to lower levels was 255 … Continue Reading →


Utility Safety Workshop | OSHA Regulatory Compliance : Compliance Training Webinar (Online Seminar) – ComplianceOnline.com

Utility Safety Workshop | OSHA Regulatory Compliance : Compliance Training Webinar (Online Seminar) – ComplianceOnline.com. Why Should You Attend: Utilities have a myriad of hazards that must be mitigated on … Continue Reading →