March 19th, 2020 Starting at 8:30 AM (this meeting is now postponed) We will be sure to update all with new date/time when it has been determined. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Dave Aucoin, NBC’s Safety Compliance Coordinator, will give a presentation on the successful improvements made over the years in the utility’s Confined Space Entry Program.
A tour of the Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) will follow. This is the largest WWTF in RI and the second largest in New England.
Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00
Presentation: 9:15 – 10:00
Facility Tour: 10:00 -11:00
NBC’s Board Room within the Corporate Office Building, 1 Service Road, Providence, RI 02905.
Constructed in 1901 and reconstructed in the 1980s, the Field's Point Wastewater Treatment Facility (FPWWTF) provides secondary treatment and nitrogen removal for flows of up to 77 million gallons per day (MGD), and primary treatment and disinfection for an additional 123 MGD of wet weather flows. Total treatment capacity at the FPWWTF is 200 MGD.
The NBC also owns, operates and maintains three outlying pump stations in the Field’s Point Service Area. The Washington Park and Reservoir Avenue Pump Stations located within the City of Providence and the Central Avenue Pump Station in Johnston. The Ernest Street Pump Station is located adjacent to the Field’s Point WWTF and handles 98% of the flow to Field’s Point.
The NBC maintains six permanent flow metering stations to measure flow from Johnston and North Providence to the FPWWTF. In addition, the NBC owns and is responsible for 38 Combined Sewer Overflows, 32 tide gates and 80 miles of interceptors in the Field’s Point Service Area. The NBC is engaged in a long-term construction program to minimize overflows from its combined sewers.
NBC’s award-winning health & safety program helps ensure that all employees are able to conduct their daily tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
National Work Zone Awareness Week - April 20-24, 2020
Click Here: https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/wz/outreach/wz_awareness.htm
Worker Memorial Day - April 28, 2020
Click Here: https://www.osha.gov/workersmemorialday/index.html
Fall Stand Down - May 4-8, 2020
Click Here: https://www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown/
Asian American Pacific Islander Month
Click Here: https://asianpacificheritage.gov/
Heat Awareness - Spring/Summer 2020
Click Here: https://www.skincancerprevention.org/programs/dont-fry-day
Trench and Safety Stand Down - June 15-19, 2020
Click Here: https://www.nuca.com/tssd
Safe and Sound - August 10-16, 2020
Click Here: https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek/
SARI Annual Holiday Meeting - December 12, 2019
On Thursday December 12th SARI members attended our annual holiday meeting graciously hosted by FM Global, we will witness one or two of the testing lab demonstrations (TBD) and conduct a business meeting with a round table discussing future training topics.
FM Global Research Campus
743 Reynold Road
Chepachet, RI 02814
Fire, explosion, hurricane-force winds, and vibrations matching earthquake intensity are all in a day's work at the FM Global Research Campus - the world's premier center devoted to preventing physical threats from turning into real-life catastrophes.
Dress code is business casual. Closed-toe, flat shoes required. Safety equipment will be provided.
About the Research Campus
FM Global's 1,600-acre Research Campus is the premier center for property loss prevention scientific research and product testing. Here,you recruit a team of scientists, engineers and technicians from 14 countries, holding 50 advanced degrees, that gives your company access to research that can't be replicated anywhere else. Each state-of-the-art laboratory focuses on a specific hazard-firetechnology, natural hazards, electrical hazards and hydraulics. Experiments not only help you understand the risk-they help you visualize the risk in a safe and controlled environment.