Large Mower Operation & Safety-Westfield

Date: 8/8/2023 8:30 AM - 8/8/2023 12:30 PM

Location: Barnes Regional Airport
110 Airport Road

Westfield, Massachusetts




Course Description
The Large Mower Operation and Safety workshop is a half-day workshop on the best safety practices for industrial mower operator safety. This workshop will include four hours of classroom and hands-on operator training. This class will stress the importance of maintaining equipment and having proper shields installed. Attendees will learn what to wear when operating mowers, the proper way to mount and dismount, and proper techniques for mowing on various terrains. 

Target Audience
This course is designed for operators and foremen who cut grass on interstate highways and state and local road networks.


Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please email Stephanie Cottrell or call 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Stephanie at least 10 days prior to the event.


First Name Affiliation
Darryl Town of Great Barrington
Robert City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Tyrell City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Robert City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Jeffrey City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Daniel City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Craig Town of West Brookfield
Taylor 17689 ESX Test
Brian Town of Longmeadow DPW
Tim Town of Great Barrington
Richard City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Jacob City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Angel Town of Longmeadow DPW
Matt Town of Great Barrington
Vic Town of Great Barrington
Charles Town of Great Barrington
  • Bill Eyberse
    at Signal 54 Training (CT)

    Bill Eyberse recently retired from the Connecticut Department of Transportation after thirty-six years. Bill was a Connecticut licensed mobile crane operator and mobile crane trainer for Connecticut DOT. Also, during his tenure with CONNDOT, he served as an Electrician, Safety Trainer and completed his career as a Supervising Maintenance Planner. 

    Bill has a degree in Fire Science and Administration from Thames Valley State Technical College and a certificate in Occupational Safety and Health from the University of Connecticut.

    Since 1985 Bill has been a part-time instructor for the Eastern Connecticut Fire School in Willimantic, CT, and since 1987, Fire Marshal for the Town of Franklin. Bill has also taught as an adjunct instructor for the Transportation Technology Centers for UCONN and URI. Signal 54 Training is a recognized Public Training Agency for the National Safety Council.