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Hidden Hazards: Things You May Not be Able to See Can Still Hurt You
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Hidden Hazards: Things You May Not be Able to See Can Still Hurt You

 Export to Your Calendar 11/14/2019
When: Thursday, November 14th
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Grubbs Environmental Center
1851 Rippon Blvd
Woodbridge, Virginia  22195
United States

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A seminar 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.

Pricing Structure: (before November 7, 2019)
Members: $65
Non-Members: $80
Students/Retirees: Free

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Program Schedule  (subject to change)
 
Time Presentation/Speaker
7:30 - 8:15 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:15 - 8:30 am Opening Remarks
Deborah Harsh, Safety and Security Committee Chair
8:30 - 10:00 am 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.
Presented by: Roger Cronin, Greeley and Hansen
10:00 - 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 - 11:45 am 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.
Presented by: Senior Trooper John Wolford, Virginia State Police
11:45 am-12:45 pm Lunch(provided)
12:45 - 1:45 pm Silica Dust Safety:An overview of the regulations and hazards of respirable
crystalline silica and how to protect yourself and your employees from it.
Presented by: Craig Collins, DOLI/VOSH Consultation Services
1:45 - 2:00 pm Networking Break
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Chemical Safety:An overview of the hazards associated with common
chemicals used in water and wastewater treatment, to include safe handling
and unloading procedures.
Presented by: Deborah Harsh, Chesterfield County
3:00 - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks- Door Prize Drawings
3:15 pm Seminar Adjourned

 

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