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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
On or After November 7, 2019
Members: $85
Non-Members: $100
Students/Retirees: Free

Program Schedule  (subject to change)
Time Presentation/Speaker 
7:30 am  Registration/Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:15 am Opening Remarks
Deborah Harsh, Safety and Security Committee Chair
8:30 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 am Networking Break
10:15 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 Networking Lunch (provided)
12:45 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 pm Networking Break
2:00 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 pm Closing Remarks - Door Prize Drawings
3:15 pm Seminar Adjourned
Grubbs Environmental Center
1851 Rippon Blvd
Woodbridge, VA 22195
Geneva Hudgins