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2019 5-23-19, AC Pipe 8hr, Framingham
Framingham DPW
100 Western Ave.
Framingham, MA 01702
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Category: Events

MWWA EDUCATION SEMINAR

8 HOUR OSHA CLASS II ASBESTOS TRAINING: 
ASBESTOS-CEMENT PIPE WORKER SAFETY

Course ID # MWWA 11-008

Wastewater Approval # BC-2012-2494

Approved for Rhode Island Water Operator TCHs 

MassDEP has issued guidance for the removal of Asbestos-Cement Pipe.  Employees working on the pipe must take training approved by the Department of Labor Standards to certify that they understand the proper safety protocols and acceptable work practices.  Certification will need to be renewed every 5 years.  This class will provide an understanding of:   

  • Types and uses of asbestos and identification of the material
  • The nature of asbestos-related diseases and routes of exposure
  • Applicable federal and state regulations regarding asbestos
  • Proper techniques for cutting and removing asbestos-cement pipe including a review of MassDEP’s new guidance document
  • Proper use of respirator / PPE
  • Pipe cutting demonstration(s) and pipe wrapping hands-on activity
  • Proper final visual inspection and waste disposal procedures
  • Review of MassDEP's AC Pipe Guidance Document and related reporting forms

Attendees must successfully pass a multiple choice exam to receive certification.  Those completing this seminar will be awarded 5.5 TCHs.  Credits approved for both water and wastewater operators. 

LOCATION:               Framingham DPW
                                   100 Western Ave, Framingham, MA 01702

DATE:                       Thursday, May 23, 2019

TIME:                        8:00 am – 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR:          Greg Morsch, Marc Soutra, Tim Dion (ATC Associates, Inc.)

AGENDA:        
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.                Registration

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                Identification and Recognition of Asbestos-Containing Materials

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.                Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.              Federal Regulations

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.            BREAK

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.            State of MA Asbestos Regulations

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            Asbestos Cement Pipe Work Practices

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.              LUNCH (will be provided)

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.                Tool Demonstrations

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                Visual Inspections

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.               BREAK

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.               Proper Use of Respirator & PPE

2:45 pm. - 3:15 p.m.                Hands-On Work Practices

3:15 pm - 3:30 p.m.                 Course Review

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.               Course Examination and Evaluations

MWWA/UAP Members: $225  Non-Members: $275

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Participants must attend 90% of the program and complete a session evaluation form to be eligible for TCHs and Asbestos Certification.  TCHs and Certification will not be issued until full payment is received.

To register online, please click link below!!  To mail/fax back registration, please CLICK HERE for the event flyer.

***CLASS LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE, PLEASE REGISTER EARLY***

NO SHOWS OR CANCELLATIONS WITH LESS THAN 7 DAYS NOTICE WILL BE CHARGED A $125 CANCELLATION FEE


Contact: Dan Laprade, [email protected], 413-883-7030