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2022, 7-12-22, Work Zone Safety, Zoom
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Category: Half-day Trainings

 Work Zone Safety

Work Zone Safety

An Overview of Temporary Traffic Control and Safety for Water & Wastewater Workers

 (MWWA Course ID#: MWWA 20-003 / MA Wastewater: BC-2020-3552)

This half day remote course will provide an overview of what is meant by “Temporary Traffic Controls” for roadway utility projects. The session will review the “Bible” of traffic control: Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) which has been adopted by the Mass. Dept. of Transportation (MADOT). Attendees will be introduced to the important terminology and components of a temporary traffic control areas and the proper use of a variety of common types of equipment. Examples of common water and wastewater work will be presented along with a discussion of the best traffic safety implementation strategies.

 Learning Objectives:

Review the “Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices” (MUTCD) that has been adopted by MassDOT.;
 Select appropriate traffic control equipment;
•• Understand how to properly use traffic control equipment;
 Discuss common traffic control issues encountered on water & wastewater projects.

 This course is approved for 2 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for Massachusetts Water AND Wastewater 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  www.masswaterworks.org/education.

 

LOCATION: Remote Training via Zoom

DATETuesday, July 12, 2022

TIME8:30 – 11:00 a.m.

COST: $50 Members,  $90 Non-Members

INSTRUCTORS:  Thomas Boudreau  

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                     AGENDA:

 

   8:30  – 8:45 AM

Class Overview & Introductions

 

   8:45  – 9:45 AM

  • The Importance of Work Zone Safety
  • Key Components of the MUTCD
  • Flaggers vs Police: What are the requirements?
    9:00 – 9:45 AM
  •  What to look for when doing an inspection

 

 9:45 – 10:00 AM

Break

 

10:00 – 10:45 AM

  • Types of Traffic Control Devices and How to Properly Use the Devices
  • Common Traffic Control Issues on Water & Wastewater Projects and Best Strategies to Consider

 

10:45 – 11:00 AM

Conclusions, Course Assessment & Evaluations

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If you need registration assistance please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388.

ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: Participation of the attendees will be confirmed throughout the Zoom session. 
Participation and completion of an online evaluation form are necessary to be eligible for TCHs.
TCH certificates will be issued only when full payment is received.

 

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Before registering, please read our student expectations
for attending virtual training: Virtual Training Guide

 

Course Registration


IMPORTANT NOTICES

Photograph and Information Release:  Photographs will be taken at this event.  By registering for this event you agree to allow MWWA to use your photo in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.