National Ground Water Association’s 2007 Ground Water
Summit will spotlight the latest issues and developments
in ground water science, technology and policy on April
29-May 3 in Albuquerque, N.M.
President Bush recently signed into law the Rural Water
Supply Act. The legislation will authorize $15 million a
year for planning new water delivery infrastructure, and
will establish a loan-guarantee program within the
Bureau of Reclamation to help communities finance new
water projects and pay for maintenance on existing water
states a rural or small community of no more than 50,000
inhabitants must have an urgent and compelling need for
a rural water supply project that would help improve the
health and aesthetic quality of water. This includes
Indian tribes and tribal organizations, dispersed home
sites or rural areas with domestic, industrial,
municipal and residential water.
project must result in continuous, measurable and
significant water quality benefits, or address current
and future water supply needs.
heard a comment earlier this week that “men used to
be allowed to be men.” He was alluding to the
host of regulations and training that we, as
contractors, now must follow. Not only must we
provide or employee’s silly hard hats and safety
glasses, we are required to teach them how they are
to be used, the hazards of not using them and the
repercussions that we, as employers, can face for
Workers today are afforded a great deal more
protection on the job than years ago. As employers,
we constantly juggle directives from OSHA, the EPA,
DOT, and now even the Department of Homeland
Security. If there is one identifiable workplace
hazard, you must train, medically monitor, or
otherwise protect your workers. Everything from the
chemicals in the supply cabinet, to the open
excavations and dust in the warehouse require
regulatory training. It wasn’t that long ago when I
was training office workers on the safest way to
open and sort mail for fear contracting anthrax.
Yes, the times have changed.
Myers Health & Safety department strives to stay one
step ahead of the curve. We can assist you with
developing the programs you need and provide
training to your employees to give you the
confidence that you are staying in compliance. If
your not sure what you need, or just don’t have the
manpower to get it done, contact us for assistance.
We provide training at our facility or yours
depending on your needs.
more information, contact Michael Cassella, Health &
Safety Manager at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-942-2030 ext.