When

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT
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Where

Skagit County Public Utility District No. 1 Office 
1415 Freeway Drive
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
 

 
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Contact

Jeff Lundt
Northwest Washington Subsection AWWA
2064775582
jeff.lundt@kingcounty.gov

2019 Asbestos Cement Pipe Work Procedures 

Thursday March 21st starting at 8:00 AM

at the Skagit County PUD No. 1 in Mt Vernon, WA

A one-day presentation the WA L&I approved safe work practices for handling asbestos cement pipe.  This workshop is aimed at frontline employees what need to work on AC pipe.  Topics include:

  • AC Water Pipe Safe Work Practices
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Asbestos Related Diseases
  • AC Pipe Video
  • Quiz
  • Hands-on Practice with Cement Pipe

Instructor will be:

Megan Munro - City of Everett

0.7 CEUs (APPROVED!)

Cost is $95 for AWWA, WEF & PNCWA members and $120 for non-members.  If you or your utility are AWWA, WEF or PNCWA members you qualify for member rates.  Lunch and refreshments are included.  $25 surcharge for registering after Tuesday March 12th.  Registration closes Friday March 15th.

Personal Protection Equipment Required - A portion of the workshop will be outdoors working on cement pipe to practice the skills needed to handle AC pipe.  Each attendee is responsible for their own PPE - hardhat, eye protection, safety shoes & works gloves.  Disposable PPE (Tyvek suits, etc.) will be provided and are included in the registration fee.

Scholarships for small utilities and students - To encourage participation from small utilities (<500 connections) two scholarships for small system operators are available. To receive the small system scholarship, please register and pay the registration fee.  Indicate on the form the name of your utility and number of connections.  If your registration is one of the first two received, your registration fee will be refunded following completion of the workshop.  The date your payment is received marks your place in the scholarship line.  First Come - First Served.

To encourage students attending college, university and technical programs that are majoring in a water related field, scholarships will be made available to all student attendees.  To be eligible for a student scholarship please name your institution, click "Pay by check" and phone or email Jeff Lundt (contact information in the left column).

Cancellation Policy - If a registrant is unable to attend the workshop and a substitute within the organization can attend, please contact Jeff Lundt at jeff.lundt@kingcounty.gov to update the information.  If unable to attend or send a substitute contact the above at least one week before the workshop for a refund (minus a $10 processing fee).  Refunds after that time will not be given. 

If the workshop is cancelled due to lack of registration or another reason, full refunds will be given.

Please note that the on-line registration system requires a unique email address for each registrant.  If you do not have a work or home email call Jeff Lundt (206/477-5582) for a work-around.

For more information contact us at the email or phone shown on the left. 

Thanks for your time and attention.

Other NWWA Training Events for 2018

Emergency Preparedness Workshop, Tuesday Februay 26th in Bellingham

Basic Waterworks & WTP Tour Thursday Marh 7th in Stanwood

A Day with DOH Wednesday April 17th in Mt Vernon

Water Storage Basics, Monday April 1st in Burlington

Western Washington Short School & Trade Show, Tuesday & Wednesday June 4th & 5th, 2019 - Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, WA.

See the subsection Webpage for updates on dates and other training