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2019 12-12-19, AC Pipe 8hr, W Springfield
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
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THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL -CLICK ON THE FORM BELOW IF YOU WISH TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST IN CASE THERE IS A CANCELLATION

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 proceedures
  • 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:              ATC Training Facility

                                 73 William Franks Drive, W. Springfield, MA 01089

DATE:                      Thursday, December 12, 2019

TIME:                        8:00 am – 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR:         Greg Morsch, 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

CANCELLATION & ATTENDANCE POLICY: No Shows or Cancellations with less than 7 days notice will be charged a $125 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.

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

To register online, please click this link:   2019 12-12-19, AC Pipe 8–Hour, W Springfield (WAITLIST FORM)

To mail/fax back registration, please click HERE for the event flyer.


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