Spreader Calibration -Franklin

Date: 11/10/2022 7:30 AM - 11/10/2022 3:00 PM

Location: Public Works Department
25 Public Works Way

Franklin, Massachusetts

Capacity:

25/25

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Overview
 

Towns can bring 2 spreader trucks per town and get them calibrated! Material will be provided on site so come empty.

Spreader Calibration: Save time, save money, save the environment by not over applying. This class will cover all the necessary steps for calibration of spreaders. Whether you spread sand or salt this class will teach how to achieve a goal of 250 lbs of salt per lane mile or 1,000 lbs of sand per lane mile (for gravel roads) or anything in between. Please bring your spreader truck with you and get it calibrated. This class will be both indoors and out so please plan and dress accordingly.  

7:30 Registration

8:00 Class begins

8:30 Spreader calibration video and classroom instruction
9:30 break
9:45 Equipment check and safety briefing
11:00 Spreader calibration
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Spreader calibration continued
1:30 Questions and evaluations
 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Thomas Town of Medway DPW
Tom Town of Concord Highway & Grounds Division
Joe Town of West Boylston DPW
Chad Town of Medway DPW
Tyler Town of Natick DPW
Peter Town of Medway DPW
Jim Town of Hanover DPW
Dennis Town of Westborough
David Town of Natick DPW
Mike Town of Barnstable
Jason Town of West Boylston DPW
Andrew Town of Westborough
John Town of Hanover DPW
Zack Town of Medway
Robert Town of Barnstable
Donald Town of Natick DPW
Nolan Town of Medway DPW
David Town of Medway
Steven Town of Holliston Highway Department
Ryan Town of Sterling DPW
Stephen Town of Holliston Highway Department
Roger Town of Barnstable
William Town of Medway
Richard Town of Concord Highway & Grounds Division
Justin Town of Barnstable
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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.