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Operations Conference with Safety Seminar & Ops Challenge Competition
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Operations Conference with Safety Seminar & Ops Challenge Competition

6/26/2019 to 6/27/2019
When: Wednesday, June 26-27, 2019
Where: Hotel Madison
710 S Main St
Harrisonburg, Virginia  22801
United States
Contact: Jeff McBride

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8th Annual VWEA Operations Conference and Ops Challenge Competition

The Conference will be held in the new Hotel Madison in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.  Click here to learn more about the venue.

Hidden Hazards Safety Workshop - Wednesday, June 26th
Approved for 5.5 CPEs for water and wastewater operators
This years Safety Workshop presented by the VA AWWA/VWEA Safety and Security Committee explores the hidden dangers that are all around us. From electrical and chemical hazards that impact you at your facilities to silica dust and motor equipment hauling safety in the field. Come hear from the experts about what you can do to be safe from Hidden Hazards. 
Seminar covers:
Electrical Safety—A discussion of common housekeeping and maintenance issues that can lead to serious injuries and OSHA violations. Discussion to include a review of real accidents that have led to injuries and fatalities. 
Chemical Safety—An overview of the hazards associated with common chemicals used in water and wastewater treatment, to include safe handling and unloading procedures. 
Silica Dust Safety—An overview of the regulations and hazards of respirable crystalline silica and how to protect yourself and your employees from it. 
Motor Equipment/Hauling Safety—Classroom and field discussion of common errors of trailering, connecting, and securing equipment for transport on city roads and how weight requirements impact the ability to transport equipment

Technical Sessions - Thursday, June 27th
Utility Management - Up to 5 CPEs
Biosolids - Up to 6 CPEs
Collection Systems - Up to 5 CPEs

Click here to book your stay at the Hotel Madison in the Room Block.  
Room: $109/night plus tax
Book by: May 27, 2019


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