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Basic Safety for Water & Wastewater Operators (#2024-18 & #2024-19)

This 6-hour calss is designed specifically for water and wastewater system operators that oversee excavations in public roads or work at facilities. This course will cover the following objectives:

  • Safet trenching techniques
  • Current MassDOT/OSHA regulations
  • Operator responsibility
  • Vehicle movement in a construction zone
  • Signage, barriers, and bridges
  • Confined space entry practices and regulations
  • Latest safety equipment
  • Team approach

Classes will be held in person. Class size varies by location, and will be offered on a first come firest served basis. Please register today to reserve your seat. No Walk-Ins please. Should class fill up, all other registrations will be placed on a Wait List in order in which they are received. In the event of a cancellation, we will draw upon the "next in line" from the Wait List.

To sign up for this class, Register Online Now, or contact Jason Blais.

Dates & Locatons:

April 11, 2024 (#2024-18) Class is Full, Registration Closed
Lee Ambulance Building
177 Main Street
Lee, MA 01238

May 9, 2024 (#2024-19) Class is Full, Registration Closed
Montague Public Safety Complex - Training/EOC Room
180 Turnpike Rd
Turners Falls, MA 01376

Attendance: 7:45AM - 8:00AM
Class Time: 8:00AM – 3:00PM (includes breaks & Lunch is inlcuded)

Class Fee (per registrant):
MassRWA Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

Agency Approval: 6.0 Water & Wastewater TCHs

Instructor: Bob Moody, EJ Prescott


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.

Consent to Use Photographic Images, Videos, & Recordings:
Registration and/or attendance at, and/or participation in, MassRWA's meetings, trainings, and other seminars constitutes an agreement by the attendee to MassRWA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videos/videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audi files/tapes of such events and activities. This include permission to record sessions and streaming events.

Mass Rural Water Association

781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360

Phone: 413-498-5779

Fax: 413-498-9943