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CANCELLED: Traffic Safety & Confined Space

July 7, 2020 - Lagro, IN *Social Distancing Guidelines in Place

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Event date: 7/7/2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Export event

*Social Distancing Guidelines: 

  • Maximum 20 students
  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED
  • No Walk-Ins Permitted
  • Face coverings are recommended
  • No food or beverage will be provided

Traffic Safety - The Manual of Uniform Traffic control Devices states: “during any time the normal function of a roadway is suspended, temporary traffic control planning must provide for continuity of function. Effective temporary traffic control enhances traffic safety and efficiency, Effective temporary traffic control must provide for the safety of workers, road users, and pedestrians. At the same time, it must provide for the efficient completion of whatever activity suspended normal use of the roadway.” Attend this session and learn what an effective program consists of.

Confined Space - This course introduces to water and wastewater operators the method used in determining a confined space and it explains proper steps to take in protecting operators who have to work in such conditions. Covered will be the hazards encountered in confined spaces that are capable of causing bodily injury, illness and even death. Upon completion of this course, students will understand: the definition of a confined space, the difference between a confined space and a permit required confined space, categories of confined space, importance and order of atmospheric testing, ventilation requirements, duties of each member of the confined space entry team, and required safety equipment for confined space.

Instructor:  Tom Speer - City of Lawrence Utilities

Contact Hours: 5 Technical Water & 5 General Wastewater

Cost: $95 members / $125 non-members

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm (EDT)




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