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2022 6-3-22, AC Pipe 3hr, Framingham
Framingham DPW
100 Western Ave.
Framingham, MA 01702
Friday, June 03, 2022, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Category: AC Pipe Training



Course ID # MWWA 16-005

Wastewater Approval # BC-2016-3047

Approved for Rhode Island Water Operator TCHs


This recertification course is ONLY available to those who have previously taken the 8-hour certification course in the last 5 years and hold a valid "Asbestos-Cement Pipe Worker Safety" certificate.

 This course reintroduces the topics covered within the initial 8-hour certification; certification must 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
  • Review of applicable federal and state regulations regarding asbestos.
  • Review of the updates made to MassDEP’s AC Pipe Guidance Document
  • Proper AC Pipe Work Practices including final visual inspection and waste disposal procedures and related reporting forms

Attendees must successfully pass a multiple choice exam to receive certification.  This course is approved for 3.0 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for Massachusetts water and RI Drinking Water Operators. It will be taught using the Zoom platform.  Participants will need to have a reliable highspeed internet connection and computer device with both video and audio capability.  Please review our Student Expectations for Attending Virtual Training at


LOCATION:              Framingham DPW

                                 100 Western Ave., Framingham, MA 01702

DATE:                       Friday, June 3, 2022

TIME:                        8:00 am – 12:30 pm

INSTRUCTOR:         Greg Morsch, Tom Dion (ATC Associates, Inc.)


8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.                Registration & Introduction

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                Physical Characteristics of Asbestos

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. – 12:30 p.m.            Course Review/Examination/ Course Evaluations


 MWWA/UAP Members: $125  Non-Members: $175

CANCELLATION & ATTENDANCE POLICY: No Shows or Cancellations with less than 7 days notice will be charged a $75 cancellation fee.  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.

  • This course has been approved by the Mass. Dept. of Labor Standards to satisfy the 5 year AC Pipe Worker Safety recertification requirements.

  • AC Pipe certificates as well as Training Contact Hour certificates (3 TCHs) will be mailed to all students that participate in the entire remote session and successfully complete the 25 question exam at the end of the class.



For more information: Flyer

COVID Protocols:
Participation in this training constitutes an agreement to follow any COVID protocols that may be in place during this training. Phone numbers for each attendee will be required for contract tracing. Note that COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease that comes with the risk of severe illness and death, and there is always the inherent risk of exposure when in public spaces. Full information on COVID-19, can be found on the Centers for Disease Control’s website. By participating in this training, you assume all risks related to the exposure to COVID-19

Photograph and Information Release:
Participation in this training constitutes an agreement by the attendee to allow the Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA) to use and distribute the participant’s image in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.

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