Snow and Ice Operations - Whately
Date: 10/12/2017 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Whately Town Offices
4 Sandy Lane
This course will teach planning for winter weather and cover:
- The proper use of salt and liquid anti-icers and the environmental impacts.
- Pre wetting and pre-treating
- Anti-icing vs. De-icing.
- The use of sand and it’s environmental impact.
- Equipment calibration, usage specification and technology.
- Snow and ice policy for public review.
- Cost benefit analysis of salt vs. sand.
For more information see the course flyer.
|Keith||Town of Whately|
|Doug||Town of Whately|
|Darrell||East Longmeadow Public Works|
|Peter||Town of Williamsburg|
|Dan||Town of Williamsburg|
|David||Town of Westhampton|
|Keith||Town of Plainfield|
|Larry||Town of Warwick|
|Michael||City of Greenfield|
|Richard||Town of Northfield|
|Neil||Town of Greenfield|
|Tyler||Town of Whately|
|Kurt||Town of Greenfield|
|Paul||City of Greenfield|
|Arnold||Town of Northfield|
|Kevin||Town of Northfield|
|Samuel||Town of Northfield|
|Jason||Town of Conway|
|Ron||Town of Conway|
|Bill||Town of Williamsburg|
|Don||Town of Williamsburg|
|Thomas||Town of Northfield|
|Jennifer||Town of Williamsburg|
- Michael Smith
Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst
Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operation and long range planning for the municipality.
Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction. Mike can be reached at: email@example.com