Snow and Ice Operations - Eastham

Date: 5/13/2019 7:30 AM - 5/13/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Eastham Public Library
190 Samoset Road
Eastham, Massachusetts

Capacity:

12/35


Overview

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.
Registration 7:30 AM. Class begins at 8:00 AM.
Registration
Amount

$150.00
Register by 5/13/2019
Private Sector

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$75.00
Register by 5/13/2019
Public Sector

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If you are having trouble with registration, please call 413-545-2604 for assistance.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Barry Eastham DPW
Scott Eastham DPW
Ed Town of Raynham
Paul Town of Grafton
Kevin Town of Grafton
Stephen Eastham DPW
Brian Town of Eastham
Martin Town of Eastham
Michael Eastham Department of Natural Resources
Nicole Eastham Department of Natural Resources
Jeff Town of Eastham
Charles Town of Eastham
Instructors
  • 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: mdsmith@umass.edu