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Depiction of harvesting in the August calendar page of the Queen Mary Psalter (fol. 78v), ca. 1310.
August is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and the fifth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. August was originally named Sextilis in Latin because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, and March was the first month of the year. About 700 BC, August became the eighth month when January and February were added to the year before March by King Numa Pompilius, who also gave it 29 days. Julius Caesar added two days when he created the Julian calendar in 46 BC (708 AUC), giving it its modern length of 31 days. In 8 BC, it was renamed in honor of Augustus. According to a Senatus consultum quoted by Macrobius, he chose this month because it was the time of several of his great triumphs, including the conquest of Egypt.
In the Southern Hemisphere, August is the seasonal equivalent of February in the Northern Hemisphere. In many European countries, August is the holiday month for most workers. Numerous religious holidays occurred during August in ancient Rome.
Certain meteor showers take place in August. The Kappa Cygnids take place in August, with the dates varying each year. The Alpha Capricornids meteor shower takes place as early as July 10 and ends at around August 10, and the Southern Delta Aquariids take place from mid-July to mid-August, with the peak usually around July 28–29. The Perseids, a major meteor shower, typically takes place between July 17 and August 24, with the days of the peak varying yearly. The star cluster of Messier 30 is best observed around August.
Among the aborigines of the Canary Islands, especially among the Guanches of Tenerife, the month of August received in the name of Beñesmer or Beñesmen, which was also the harvest festival held this month.
Here in Singapore August isn’t just another month. August is the month where Singapore gained its independence. August 9 is a holiday to celebrate our National Day. August is the month just before school holidays and for kids or adults alike, it means we are ¼ of the way to the end of the year. It also means there will be starting to get more rainy days.
August- so much to do in August.
At Simply Safety August also means the preparation month for NEBOSH September exams. August means the WDA courses are on going and we need to do our preparation works.
August Safety Training Calendar
For August 2018 we at Simply Safety will be conducting the following courses
- Apply Workplace Safety health in Process Plants
- Perform Work in Confined Space Operations
- Supervise Workplace Safety health in Process Plants
- Supervise Work in Confined Space Operations
There will be other safety training courses depending on the clients needs
Schedule for August Safety Training are as follows
2 August 2018- AWSHPP
16 August 2018 –AWSHPP
23 August 2018 – AWSHPP
30 August 2018- AWSHPP
3 August 2018- PWICSO (tentative)
17 August 2018 – PWICSO (tentative)
24 August 2018 – PWICSO (tentative)
31 August 2018 – PWICSO (Tentative)
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Simply Safety is a Singapore international center for Safety, Health and Environmental training. We also operate in Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, Philipines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia. We conduct courses accredited by NEBOSH like the NEBOSH International General Certificate (NEBOSH IGC) and the NEBOSH Health and Safety Award (NEBOSH HSW) Simply Safety also does other courses such as OGSC FPSO Courses. We also do the WDA courses Apply Workplace Safety Health in Process Plants, Perform Work in Confined Spaces, Supervise Work in Process Plants and Supervise Work in Confined Space Operations. Very similar to Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL), ASPRI (Association of Singapore Process Industry) or NTUC Learning Hub. , MOM Accredited Courses, or like Institute of Adult Learning IAL which does ACTA Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment we do the Australian Cert IV TAE 40116(Australian ACTA) which can be converted to the full ACTA. Simply Safety also does many other elearning and online international certificate courses as well as a range of short courses designed to meet specific industry needs. We believe in lifelong learning and adult education and growth of the individual. Be it skillsfuture or skillsfuture credit or sdf fundings- one should not wait to upgrade themselves. Whether you are a trainer or freelance trainer or going through Train the Trainer program or even if you are a safety practioner or safety professional or safety officer or safety coordinator.
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