Vacuum Operator Training and Certification Launches
Coming Q4 2021/Q1 2022
A new training and certification program for operators of industrial vacuum equipment is currently in development and expected to launch by early 2022.
WJTA Scholarship Program Launches
Our new scholarship program provides financial assistance for education of WJTA members and their dependents. Learn more about WJTA scholarships.
Hands-on Automation FV Training
WJTA's Hydroblaster Field Verification curriculum was updated to include classroom and hands-on instruction on automated tube, pipe and surface cleaning methods. Learn more about WJTA training and certification.
Blue Book Revision and Redesign
WJTA's Recommended Practices for the Use of Industrial Vacuum Equipment was revised and printed in a new, full-color format. Learn more about the WJTA blue book.
Vacuum Operator Medical Alert Card Released
A new wallet-sized card for operators of industrial vacuum equipment provides crucial information in the event of a vacuum suction injury. Learn more about vacuum medical alert cards.
Orange Book Revision and Redesign
WJTA's Industry Best Practices for the Use of High Pressure Waterjetting Equipment was revised and released in a new, full-color format. Learn more about the orange book.
Hydrodemolition Committee Formed
With the growing application of waterjets in concrete applications, WJTA has formed a committee to address issues of interest.
Live Webinar Series Introduced
A free series of webinars covered a variety of waterjetting and industrial vacuum topics. Archived recordings are available on-demand for association members. New sessions in 2021/2022 will be announced shortly. Learn more about WJTA webinars.
Hands-on Manual Hydroblaster FV Training
WJTA's standardized hydroblaster training and certification was released in partnership with the Health and Safety Council (HASC). The instructor-led, hands-on course initially included manual shotgunning, flex lancing and line moleing. Learn more about WJTA training and certification.
New Asset Owner Conference Session Track
A new series of educational sessions was introduced at the 2019 WJTA Conference designed specifically for asset owners - the plants and facilities where contract cleaning is performed.