WaterJet Certification; Move to Remote Hands Free Cleaning

Posted on 02. Dec, 2017 by in Gallery, Uncategorized

WJTA- IMCA Hydroblasting Certification

At the 2017 WJTA- IMCA meeting (WaterJet Technology Assocation and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association),

Bill McClister- of Veolia North America, and Gary Noto- of Hydrochem PSC, gave an update on the WJTA- IMCA Hydroblasting Certification.  WJTA_IMCA is moving towards industrial cleaning by water jetting (hydroblasting) to be a certified Craft.  The WJTA Water Blast Training Certification program is  to launch in January, 2018.  The training will be conducted by the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) which has several facilities in the Houston area.  Computer Based Training and Hands On traing are included.

For Further details. contact the WJTA. www.wjta.org

Industrial Collaboration Improves Hydroblasting Training and Safety.

Alan Smith, BASF, Tyler Bargas, DOW Chemical Company, and

Brandon Smith, of the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA) are teaming together to REMOVE Hands-on industrial cleaning in refineries and plants.  Industrial cleaning will move to remote control where there is no use of manually held guns. There is some classroom  skills assessment planned as the new equipent is adopted.

The goals:

  • increase the safety of the workers
  • improve the ability to plan jobs and obtain better results
  • reduce the overall cleaning costs.

Contact the wjta.org

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