Snow and Ice Operations for Front Line Employees-Sudbury

Date: 10/12/2022 7:30 AM - 10/12/2022 3:00 PM

Location: Sudbury Public Safety
75 Hudson Road

Sudbury, Massachusetts

Capacity:

31/31

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Overview

 image of snowplow

While all are welcome to attend regardless of their position with a DPW, Snow and Ice Operations for Front Line Employees is designed for plow operators and those who are directly involved in snow removal.

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
 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Denise Town of Sudbury
Dominic Town of Needham Dept of Public Works
Richard Town of Sudbury DPW
Steven Town of Sudbury
Abbie Town of Shrewsbury
Lori Town of Sudbury
Robert Town of Sudbury
Connor Town of Concord Highway & Grounds Division
Steve Town of Sudbury
Jim Town of Shrewsbury
Brian Town of Sudbury
Mike Town of Shrewsbury
Jonathan Town of Sudbury
Cameron Town of Sudbury
Adam Town of Sudbury
Kyle Town of Sudbury
Jake Town of Sudbury
Joseph City of Marlborough
Rafael Town of Sudbury
David Town of Sudbury
Domonic Town of Sudbury
Thomas Town of Sudbury
Tim Town of Sudbury
Keith Town of Sudbury
Aidan Town of Sudbury
Dominic Town of Sudbury DPW
Alex City of Marlborough
Jason Town of Shrewsbury
Patrick Town of Sudbury
Nick Town of Sudbury
Brian Town of Needham
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
    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 operations 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.