WESTERVILLE, OH -- Steven P. Maslansky, PG, CPG, of Maslansky GeoEnvironmental in Prescott, Arizona, has received a Life Member Award from the National Ground Water Association for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry.
The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.
Maslansky has been a pioneer in the area of health and safety in segments of the groundwater industry ranging from groundwater scientists and engineers to drilling contractors at both environmental and water supply drilling sites. He was among the first to conduct intensive 40-hour hazmat training programs designed specifically for those in the groundwater industry while meeting the federal statutory requirements.
Within NGWA, Maslansky was actively involved in the drilling demonstrations and related presentations at the Association’s Outdoor Action Conferences as well as the eight-hour HAZWOPER refresher classes conducted at NGWA’s Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting.
A long-time NGWA member, Maslansky has served on the NGWA Safety Subcommittee and Professional Development Committee. He has assisted in the production and editing of many of NGWA’s safe-practice products including the Model Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manual and Safety Meetings for the Groundwater Industry.
Maslansky has taught more than 70 courses, including 60 week-long health and safety at hazardous waste site courses.
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.