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Safety Training Series for Water & Wastewater Operators: Day 3 (#2023-42)

Controlling Hazardous Energy - "Lockout/Tagout"
This training session will cover OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.147 and specific practices and procedures that safeguard workers from the unexpected startup of machinery and the release of hazardous energy.

Personal Protective Equipment
During this training session, we will review the basics of PPE in the workplace. We will discuss how to recognize and assess hazards and select the correct PPE. In addition, we will identify procedures for wearing and maintaining PPE. Topics include Noise Exposure & Hearing Conservation, Eye & Face Protection, Head Protection, Foot Protection, and Hand Protection. This class coveres OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1910.95, 1910.132, 1910.133, 1910.134, 1910.135, 1910.136, and 1910.138.

Respiratory Protection and Respirable Crystalline Silica
This training session will detail the basics of respiratory protection. Students will find out how to recognize respiratory hazards, name common types of respiratory protection, and follow requriements for wearing and maintaining respiraotry personal protective equipment. This session covers OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1910.32 and 1910.134. In addition, we will review OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard 29 CFR 1926.1153 and how you can protect yourself from exposure to ths very dangerous substance.

Emergency Preparedness and OSHA Emergency Action Plans Standard 29 CFR 1910.38
Are you ready for an emergency? When you go to work, are you prepared for your day to get turned upside down in a moment's notice? This session focusses on giving you the basic skills to react and adapt to emergencies, including understanding the basics of evacutaiton, shelter-in-place, and lockdown procedures, and the psychological effects of stress.

Please Note:
This course is an overview of content, not a certification course.
You will only recieve a MassRWA TCH Certificate of Completion for attending this course. In-Person seating is limited to 30 participants, and will be offered on a first come first served basis. Please register today to reserve your seat. No walk-ins please. Should the class fill up, all other reigstations will be placed on a Wait List in order in which they are received.

To sign up for this class, REGISTER ONLINE, or contact Jason Blais

November 15, 2023 (#2023-42)

Registration: 10:45am - 11:00am EST
Class Time: 11:00am - 3:30pm EST (includes a breaks and a working lunch)

South Hadley Public Library
2 Canal St, South Hadley, MA 01075
we will email all registrants a confirmation/reminder a day or two prior to class

Class Fee (per registrant):
Free for all registrants

Agency Approval:
4.0 TCHs for Water & Wastewater Operators

Instructor: Tom Bahun II, Tom's Water Solutions, LLC.
Tom Bahun II, Co-Owner of Tom's Water Solutions, is a Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT), with over 30 years of experience and expertise in developing, designing, and delivering water and wastewater safety, emergency repsonse, and operator certification training. He is well known for his fun and energetic training classes, drawing upon what his students already know. Tom's focus is to lead his students through socially supported interactions to enhance learning and contruct new understandings.

In addition to Tom's vast training experince and abilities, he has a long history of helping small to large water and wastewater systems with technical and managerial knowledge and understanding. Tom is a full-time Water Systems Operator overseeing drinking water treatment and distributionat Maine's largest water and wastewater utility. He holds a State of Maine Class IV Water Treatment and Distribution Operator License, and a Grade 5 Wastewater Treatment Operator License.


Cancellation Policy:
Individuals registered for one of our training classes, seminars, and/or conferences will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of canellation at least 48 hours prior to the beginning of class. Anyone contacting MassRWA to cancel enrollment in a training session will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact MassRWA as soon as possible with the details.

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Mass Rural Water Association

781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360

Phone: 413-498-5779

Fax: 413-498-9943