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2024, 2-28-24, AC Pipe 8hr, Essex
Essex Town Hall
30 Martin St.
Essex, Massachusetts 01929
United States
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Category: AC Pipe Training

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 (ACP).  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
  • Pipe cutting demonstration(s) and pipe wrapping hands-on activity
  • Proper final visual inspection and waste disposal procedures
  • Review of MassDEP's 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 as well as Rhode Island Water Operators.

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LOCATION:         Essex Town Hall, 3rd Floor Meeting Room 

                             30 Martin St., Essex, MA 01929

DATE:                  Wednesday, February 28, 2024

TIME:                   8:00 am – 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR:    ATC / Atlas Associates, Inc.

COST:                  MWWA/UAP Members: $250  Non-Members: $325

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

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.                Physical Characteristics of Asbestos 

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.              Hazard Assessment 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.            BREAK

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.            Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure 

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            Federal and States Regulations

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.            LUNCH (will be provided)

12:45 p.m.  1:45 p.m.              AC Pipe Work Practices, Tool Demonstrations

1:45 p.m.  2:00 p.m.                BREAK

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                Hands-On Work Practices

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                Visual Inspections

3:00 pm.  3:15 p.m.                 Course Review

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                Course Examination & Evaluations

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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***


REGISTER NOW

For more information: Download Flyer


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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.